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Published on January 27th, 2015 | by Jaquelle Crowe

My Prayer Problem





I have a problem with praying. It’s pretty simple: I don’t pray enough.

Remember, Paul’s command to “pray without ceasing”? Everyday I seem to keep failing. When good things happen to me, I just enjoy them. If I was worried, I enjoy the relief. If they were unexpected, I enjoy the surprise. And I forget each gift has a Giver.

But there is one thing that always draws me to prayer. It’s a tummy ache. When I feel immediate, annoying pain, I pray. And I usually pray until the tummy ache eases or I go to bed and fall asleep.

So why can I pray without ceasing when I’m in pain? Simply enough, it’s rooted in my own pride. I believe that I am strong enough, healthy enough, happy enough in my circumstances that I don’t need to go to God. But tummy aches show my weakness. And so I stumble back to God wearing my inability on my sleeve.

Tummy aches remind me that He is God, and I am not. He is strong, and I am weak. He is good, and I am proud. So I guess then that I’m thankful for them, because they draw me closer to God.

But there needs to be more. I can’t be content with half-hearted tummy ache prayers. That is not “praying without ceasing.” It is “praying when you darn well feel like it.”

That is not how a Christian should operate.

The Christian knows that prayer is a discipline to be cultivated, worked, and practiced. It is a tool of ministry, a conduit of communion with God. It is a beautiful, miraculous thing. Yet I “use” it like a telephone when I have a tummy ache.

Prayer is not meant to be “used.” It is a holy conversation. Your words go up to the King of the heavens, the Sovereign God, the divine, and He blesses you in a special way through that conversation.

I won’t continue to be content with tummy ache prayers, and if you’re like me in this sin, I pray you won’t either. Once Christians realize the blessing and beauty of true fellowship with God in prayer, how can we neglect it? It is a discipline of joy, meant to be fostered.

“Man is at his greatest and highest when upon his knees he comes face to face with God.” β€” Martyn Lloyd-Jones

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is the 19-year-old editor-in-chief of The Rebelution. She's a contributor to desiringGod, Unlocking the Bible, and The Gospel Coalition and the author of This Changes Everything: How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years (Crossway, March 31, 2017). She also hosts a podcast for youth called Age of Minority.



  • Rvy Louis Tan

    I think I’m like that too, I only pray when I need rescue. I treat of prayer as my personal 911. But in my prayers, I usually cry out to God and tell Him what I’m feeling.

    • I definitely empathize with you, Rvy. It’s easy (and right) to call out to God in our times of distress; it’s just cultivating that constant prayer relationship that is so hard. But by the grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit, we can persevere. I hope I could encourage you!

  • I needed this! Prayer is so easy to cut out of my daily routine, and it shouldn’t be. If I am going to become the woman God wants me to be, I need to pray more and learn to savour that beautiful time spent with Him!

  • Martial Artist

    Good article Jaquelle! I struggle with this as well by only praying when I need something like strength or patience or courage. Now I know that I’m not the only one! :) I agree that we all need to be more adamant about praying regularly, however, we don’t need get caught up in thinking that if we miss a day we are terrible people. Satan can use our desire to pray against us by making us feel terrible when we don’t pray. This is exactly what he wants us to feel: guilty. Just pray from your heart and God will appreciate that.

    Hope this helps.

    • You’re definitely not alone in this struggle, Martial Artist. And you’re right – getting discouraged by our failures and holding ourselves back from growth because of guilt is not glorifying to God. All of the Christian’s sin has been covered by the cross.

      But we need to be repentant and then let our failures motivate us to pray more. And the more that we do that, the more we cultivate prayer as a habit!

      Thanks for your comment! Blessings to you.

      • “Joy is only as satisfying as repentance is deep.” -Nate Shurden

  • This is just what I needed! It convicted as well as encouraged me. I want to have a sweet, consistent prayer life with the Savior. In a Bible study lesson, it was talking about how God delights in our prayers! They are like a sweet perfume drifting up to Him. He enjoyed that as much as/more than sacrifice.

    Thank you for refreshing my heart in Christ, sister! (Philemon 1:20).

    • I’m so glad I could encourage you, Moriah! Thank you for your sweet words, and blessings to you.

  • This is something God has really been teaching me lately. Prayer has to be continual and not just when we are in trouble. Christ says that “Without Me you can do nothing” (John 15:5) and prayer is simply an outflow of that belief…it follows that the less we pray, the more we believe that we can do things on our own apart from God (ouch). Ironically, life seems to go much smoother when I pray than when I don’t. It’s something we all need to work on!

  • Wow, this (unfortunately) is exactly me… Even the “tummy ache” prayer thing! Thank you for the encouragement to truly “pray without ceasing”. God bless! :)

  • I also find myself not praying as much as I should, especially not thanking God or worshiping him. I’ll ask him for stuff, but I don’t just praise him out of the blue. Something that’s been helping with that though is setting a time to pray every morning with my dad. It’s great, but during the day (outside of my prayer time) I still don’t thank God a lot.

    • That’s a great idea to have that set-aside time for prayer. I’ve been trying to do that as well. The constant thankfulness is so much harder. I think it’s more about creating that attitude of thanksgiving, as opposed to just incorporating it into a single period of prayer. I know that I have trouble with that. But God is good and His grace is sufficient and the more that we pursue holiness, He will sanctify us. And praise Him for that!

  • Eva H.

    When I read this, I have to admit I laughed at the half-hearted tummy ache prayers, because wow, that’s so me! I am so terrified of getting sick that I pray and pray and pray until it finally goes away. And while it isn’t a sin to pray about your tummy aches:) it is so true that a lot of us don’t turn to Him as often as we should, including me. And how often do we look in the mirror and find something wrong with us instead of praising God because we are fearfully and wonderfully made? Thank you for reminding me how important it is to pray in EVERYTHING, and like you said, when we realize the blessing and beauty of prayer, how can we neglect it?

  • “He who kneels the most, stands the best” – D. L. Moody

    • mimeforJesus

      The shortest comment I’ve seen yet has the most likes… you did it again, Grant!

      • There is no formula, it just pops in my head and I write it down.

        • mimeforJesus

          How do you know so many quotes and who to attribute them to? I would probably quote Winston Churchill and attribute it to CS Lewis. (I’ve done it!)

          • I remember the quotes, but I always double check the person that said them, just to be sure it’s right. So, Google.

          • mimeforJesus

            Good thinking :)

          • Renee

            Funny!!!

    • Louis Gervais

      Excellent!

    • Renee

      So true…

  • Riley H.

    Great reminder. I so know what you mean by the “tummy ache” prayers. Sometimes it takes a crisis for me to pray fervently. And even sometimes when my fervent prayers are answered and the “tummy ache” goes away, I still forget to thank God! One thing that has really helped me with thankfulness is keeping a “Gifts Journal”. It’s been an on and off thing for me, but I’m working on being consistent by writing down each little gift I noticed throughout my day before I go to bed. When I’m in this habit, I notice that I’m usually happier and more content, it’s even helped me get out of depression. The idea came largely from the book “One Thousand Gifts”, by Ann Voskamp. A couple of years ago it was my goal to reach one thousand gifts by the end of the year – it ended up being a fun challenge! I would encourage anyone to give the challenge a try.

    • @Rhanx97:disqus I LOVED One Thousand Gifts. I completed my list of 1,000 around Thanksgiving of 2013 after working on it for several months. It has been one of the most enriching things I have ever done in my Christian walk. It helped me to grow so much in the knowledge of just how much He loves me. Having your eyes opened to the simplest to the greatest gifts He gives in every moment of every day is a priceless treasure!! Have you read Ann Voskamp’s Advent devotional The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Christmas? It was beautiful. We even did the video/study to go along with it at church in the weeks before Christmas.

      • Riley H.

        Yes, my family read the Advent devotional three years ago (I think) at Christmas time. My mom told me about One Thousand Gifts after reading it herself. It changed her life! She encouraged me to start a journal when I was in a time of depression. Isn’t amazing how much God pours into our lives every day? It truly does dramatically change our perspective on things!

        • That’s great! Ann Voskamp has touched thousands of lives with her testimony of a thousand ways He loves. It was opposite for me. I read One Thousand Gifts and in turn shared it with my mom. She was very blessed by it as well. Last Thanksgiving we had an “Eucharisteo” inspired Thanksgiving. I posted about it on my blog: http://uniquelyfashionedforhisglory.blogspot.com/2014/11/eucharisteo.html

          Yes it is amazing how He pours into our everyday lives. That the God of the universe would think about–care for me–and lavish gifts of His love is almost too beautiful to be true. But it IS!!

          Glad we can share our hearts about this together. :)

          • Ruthie C

            If I may jump in to the discussion…. I love Ann Voskamp! I regularly read her blog and am just beginning to read One Thousand Gifts. Her writing voice and combination of wisdom, humility, and determination are inspiring.
            (A very random, completely unrelated note: Moriah, my family has the exact same type of plates as the one in the photo! o.0)

          • Yes. I can relate to your kind words about her. She fills my week with much inspiration & edification.

            That’s neat you have the same plates! We girls notice details & decorations. :)

          • Just gave you your 200th like!! Seriously.

  • alana

    Also guilty. I usually pray at night, as if I want to make up for not learning how to pray when I was younger. I don’t want this awful excuse of giving half-love to God, when I would rather sleep, to go on forever! Aren’t we suppose to meditate and pary day and night (does anyone remember the verse this comes from? I don’t know :( )?

    • Eva H.

      I think what you’re talking about is Psalm 1:2: “But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.” Sound familiar?

      • alana

        Yeah, I think that’s it.

  • Joyful joyful

    “the only way we’ll ever stand is on our knees with lifted hands” -Casting Crowns
    “Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?” -Corrie Ten Boom
    I am certainly guilty of not praying enough. It is easy to schedule bible-reading/devotional time, but prayer really doesn’t have a fixed time in my day. Then again, the whole day should be prayer time (without ceasing), and then yet again, there are different types of prayer and certainly time should be set aside…
    This is not the first reminder of this I have had…
    “speak Lord, your servant listens”
    We are not the first ones to wonder about how to pray. Jesus’ disciples said “Lord, teach us to pray”… and that’s where the Lord’s prayer comes from

    • Louis Gervais

      Excellent Corrie Ten Boom quote!!! I love it!

  • Lily

    Sometimes I fill up my time so I “don’t have time” for devotionals and prayer. I feel guilty 24/7 and honestly praying and reading your Bible every day can be hard, but you just have to remind yourself that is will be worth it in the end!

    • Lily, I understand your discouragement. It’s hard not to beat ourselves up and grow down because of it. It’s just like you said – we have to focus on the end, i.e., growing in sanctification, becoming more holy, and growing so much closer to God. Knowing that God will help us with prayer and devotional reading is also encouraging.

      If you’re looking for a book on prayer, I’d definitely recommend “A Praying Life” by Paul Miller or “Praying Backwards” by Bryan Chapell. Both really encouraged me in my prayer life. Blessings to you!

  • Hana

    I am also a PK and sometimes find it hard to admit that I have problems praying. It bothers me that in the good I just carry on but when time’s get bad, I remember that God is there. But He is always there. I’ve been trying to pray more and often I find myself praying at random moments through the day. When I try to purposefully pray each day, and not ask but praise, I find it is easier to talk. Some nights I’ll pray for such a long time. Then others it’s like 30 seconds. But I love those moments during the day where I just pray. It’s such a comfort to know that God is listening. I love that!

  • Haylie

    “Prayer is not meant to be “used”.”
    That stood out to me as so true! I often fall into the habit of using prayer as my hotline to healing instead of what it truly is- communication with Jesus Christ, our beloved, merciful Savior! What a comfort it is to know that God is always there for us to talk to, AND more importantly, always there to thank and praise, even on the days with tummy aches :). Thank you for this thought provoking article, Jaquelle!

  • mimeforJesus

    I see your “tummy ache” prayers in my life both literally and figuratively – I sometimes do get tummy aches and I’ll ask God to take it away, and whenever I have a problem I’ll do the same. It’s so hard to pray when I don’t have a problem!
    Thanks for the article, Jaquelle!

    • I see them too, but in a different way I guess, I never get tummy aches, but I live on a farm and I only seem to pray when everything looks like chaos.

      But I also have another prayer problem; I don’t know what to pray for.

      Sure you can pray for your family and pray for your friends and pray for things that are going on in your life, but, I sort of feel like I’m praying to “the King of the heavens, the Sovereign God” about the same things every time.

      I would appreciate it if anyone could give me some pointers.

      • I know its been mentioned on here before (i think it was the New Year’s Resolution feed), but the app PrayerMate lets you sort out your list prayers, and you can also subscribe to prayer requests that are updated daily. I think it’s available on iOS, Kindle Fire, and Android.

        • Thanks for replying Sam, but I don’t have a Phone, Android, Kindle or anything like that.

          Dom

      • Hi Dominic. Sometimes it is hard to think of things to pray for. Some people find making a list helpful, to remind you of things that you may forget when you sit down to pray. As Sam mentioned, a prayer app like PrayerMate has some neat ideas on different things to pray for.

        A few more things I think are modeled in Scripture to pray for include the church (both local and worldwide) and especially the persecuted Christians (Voice of the Martyrs is a great resource to find specific prayer requests from persecuted Christians). We can also pray for the salvation of those we know (and even those we don’t) that are not saved. We can pray for our government and authorities. We can pray about our future. We can also pray prayers from the Bible, for example, some of the Psalms. PrayerMate is fantastic for those Bible-based prayers.

        We have to strike the balance between those requests and then praying with thanksgiving and offering praise to God for His character and His glory. I know I have trouble with that balance.

        I hope that helps! Blessings to you. :)

        • Thanks a lot Jaquelle.
          I think a list would help me.
          I just had a look of Voice of the Martyrs, lots of things to pray for on there.
          Ps. 20 is a very good prayer Psalm.

          Would you help me start a prayer group on the Rebelution?
          Look at the reply that i sent to mimeforJesus.
          I hope we can start one.

          From your brother in Christ,
          Dominic.

          • mimeforJesus

            I’d be happy to help in any way I can!

          • Hey yea me and Louis Gervais have been talking heaps about the group, Do you know how we could contact Brett Harris? We might need his help on this matter.
            Oh and please pray that the group is in Gods will.

            Dom.

          • mimeforJesus

            I have his email. I think he’s under “Contact us”.
            I’ll be praying!

      • Riley H.

        Hey Dominic. I think I’ve mentioned this somewhere on the Reb already, but one thing that’s helped me when I don’t know how or what to pray for is to pray directly from Scripture. Instead of praying for “please heal so and so from this”, find a Psalm that talks about healing and restoration and pray those verses directly to God, inserting the person’s name where it uses first person pronouns like “I” and “me”. For example, here’s a prayer from Psalms that I’ve prayed for a friend when I didn’t know what to pray: “In times of trouble, may the Lord answer *insert name’s* cry. May the name of the God of Jacob keep *him/her* safe from all harm…May he grant *his/her* heart’s desires…May we shout for joy when we hear of *his/her* victory.” (Ps. 20) Or just take a passage from the New Testament, like one of Paul’s prayers, and pray it for your family or for someone needing strength. “I pray that from Your glorious, unlimited resources You will empower *insert name* with inner strength through Your Spirit…And may *he/she* have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep Your love is.” (Eph. 3:16-18). It might be kind of a flowery way to pray, but it’s always helpful for me when I need to change things up.

        • Very good idea Riley.
          I really like the Ps. 20 prayer.
          If you look at the reply I wrote to mimeforJesus, I was thinking of starting a Rebelution prayer group.
          Thanks again,
          Dominic.

      • Louis Gervais

        Hey Dominic! Since you wrote, “I don’t know what to pray for,” I just thought I’d mention (and I’m being serious) you could pray that God will lead you as to what to pray. Paul (writing by the Holy Spirit) asked the Ephesian Christians to pray for all the Christians: “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints,” -Ephesians 6:18 KJV.

        And remember, this all-powerful Sovereign King of all Creation loves you and wants to spend time with you in prayer–despite our imperfections and comparably miniscule problems–He cares and wants to be an integral part of our lives. The Bible also says to pray for our government officials… you could pray for your pastor and — if you don’t pray for your family and for yourself, who will?

        I read today the parable of the persistent widow in Luke 18:1-8, and it starts by saying, “Then Jesus told His disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.”

        • Thank you so much Louis.

          And I like it how you said “if you don’t pray for your family and for yourself, who will?”. Your so right. Another question is, How do you remember to pray? I have just realized that I have heaps to pray for, but I keep forgetting to pray.

          Your brother in Christ,
          Dominic

          • Louis Gervais

            Hey Dominic!

            What works for me is I have a list of goals that I write out each day, including prayer items. Because there are so many, I don’t get to them all, so I’m considering categorizing them into three lists, and praying for one category a day, and in that way I could pray for them all at least once every three days. But that’s because I try to pray for many of the people I know along with a number other prayer items. Because we can’t literally pray for everyone, what friends of mine do is they ask God to lead them as to who they should pray for.

            Your brother in Christ,
            Louis

          • Hey Louis,
            great idea. Three lists would be good because otherwise there are to many things to pray for in one prayer. (unless you pray for hours).
            I am trying to start a Rebelution Prayer Group, If you look at some of the other comments by me, you’ll see what I mean.
            Oh and have a look at the comment that Eva wrote. Same sort of idea I guess.

            From your brother in Christ,
            Dominic.

          • Louis Gervais

            “unless you pray for hours” … just a thought: most of the great men of God that we read about did just that! =v)

          • Yes your right…
            Even Jesus prayed for hours. Maybe I should try that. πŸ˜€

          • Louis Gervais

            Prayer is–after all–a “hard thing.” Especially at first, when you’re still getting into the habit of it.

          • Yes, it’s getting easier now

          • Eva H.

            Hey Dom!
            I hope you don’t mind me answering, but I just really related when I read your comment because I forget EVERYTHING, and for a long time had difficulty in remembering to pray, especially. At night when I go to bed I want to pray but I’m so tired that I literally don’t remember a lot of the time.
            For me, and I don’t know if you are the same way, but when I put some reminder out where I would notice it, so I’m actually relying on the visual (does that make sense?) it makes it a lot easier. Sometimes I’ll put something (write something on a piece of paper?) on my wall or light switch so that whenever I see it, I remember. I know that probably seems kind of weird, but it helped me a lot.
            Do you have a set time to read your Bible, either? Because that’s a great time to pray, and if you already get into the habit of reading, it’s not that hard to pray after you read.
            And once you have a set time to do both of these things, they will eventually turn into habit and will be sooo much easier. The hardest part is first getting used to doing it, but habits are pretty easy to create (a lot easier than breaking them).
            Tell me if this helps:)

          • Hey of course I don’t mine Eva.
            Your so right, before bed is probably the hardest time for me. Either I’m falling asleep and I don’t even remember or I’m watching a movie fall asleep before the end of it.
            Putting a reminder by your light is a good idea, or if you need a stronger reminder, tie a rock on your pillow with the word PRAY on it. :)
            I don’t have a set time to read my bible but that’s another problem, I have trouble to remember reading my bible as well. I am trying to get into a habit of reading and praying.
            Thanks so much for replying, glad you could join our conversation.

            From your brother in Christ,
            Dominic.

          • Eva H.

            Hey, I like the “tie a rock on your pillow with the word PRAY on it” idea. That’s gotta work:)
            I completely relate to you on not being in the habit of reading the Bible either. Yeah, I’m still working on it, too. And It’s good to know I’m not alone in my forgetting stuff! Hey, but God can help us remember:)

          • Hey thanks for the encouragement Eva.
            I am praying way more now, and I am reading a Day by Day Bible study.
            Your a great friend.
            Dom.

          • Eva H.

            Thanks for encouraging me too:) And I LOVE your prayer request idea!!! I really hope it works and that Brett reads these comments. It would connect all of us on here even more.
            I’m so glad that you’ve been able to stick to your prayer resolution so far! Not many people can just say that and do it. Keep it up!
            In Christ,
            Eva

          • So how are you doing with the resolution?
            If we can start a prayer group, please support us or join us!!

            Your brother in Christ,
            Dominic.

          • Eva H.

            I’ve been doing pretty good:) sometimes I’m in bed with the light off and am just about to fall asleep….and then I remember, so I have to sit up and turn the light on, but it’s sooo worth it:)
            I will definitely support you and join you if I can! Can’t wait to see if it works out!

          • Thanks!!
            And good job remembering, I just about fell asleep praying to God last night.

            Hope we get this group going!!

          • Eva H.

            That’s just about the best way to fall asleep:) And I hope we can get it going too!! I’ll be praying about it!

          • Thanks Eva!!

      • mimeforJesus

        I’ve hit the same wall sometimes. If you look around on here, you can see places where people could use prayer; I’ve started praying for them. Some that come to mind are: Sam S was saying that Trent Blake could use prayer; there was a person calling himself/herself ‘P’ who has a difficult family situation.

        • Hey thanks.
          We should start a sort of prayer group on the Rebelution somehow.
          Just ask people to pray for you or others.

          ~Dom

          • Riley H.

            Hey Dom, I think that’s a great idea! I don’t know if it could work actually on the Rebelution site, but it would be really cool if it could happen somehow or somewhere. Just about all of us, including me, need prayer :).

          • I just had a look at the submission page. If one of us could post an article called “Rebelution Prayer Group” or something like that and in 3-4 weeks it was accepted then we could post prayer requests on that article. It would be hard to do but, “Do Hard Things”. :)
            I hope we can get this going.

            Dom.

          • mimeforJesus

            Yes! I was considering trying something like that myself, but didn’t know how much interest there would be. Go for it!

          • Hey I need your help too. :)
            We can do this!!!

          • Louis Gervais

            While we’re brainstorming, and seeing as we have “friends in high places” (a.k.a. Brett Harris) why don’t we float the idea of starting a Prayer Group tab/section on therebelution.com website?

            People could voluntarily sign up for email updates on prayer requests, or perhaps only on the urgent/major prayer requests (as a separate email chain than the one that the articles and discussion questions are sent to) or those who want to can just check back regularly. I just think a different page setup would help, seeing as posting and replying on a single article over a long period of time could get cluttered and cause poor maneuverability.

            One hang up is that prayer requests tend to be personal, which is not a problem if you don’t mind everyone with internet being able to access your requests. But I think in essence a prayer group is an excellent idea. It could unite us in a new way. Paul commanded the Christians in Ephesus to pray for all the saints!

            But it’s something we can prayerfully consider (because you don’t want to launch projects on a whim without asking God first). Then we can wait and see. If worst comes to worst, we could start a facebook group =vD

          • Yes that’s a great idea. If we could make a tab section called Prayer Group or something.

            We could be moderators and ask for more mods on The Rebelution.
            I agree that we shouldn’t have it as an article or a project, even this comment page is full enough.

            Do you think that Brett would help us? He is trying to launch Do Hard Things University. And how do we contact him?

            Anyway, the hang up.
            We could have it that you set the request to ‘Moderators only’ or ‘Public’ or even ‘Followers’.

            I will pray about this matter. With Gods will, anything can happen.
            And I think a FB group is just to public for prayer requests. πŸ˜‰

            P.S. Did you notice that we have the “Top comments on The Rebelution”?

            Dom.

          • Louis Gervais

            Hey Dom! Whatta ya mean “How do we contact Brett?” He reads every single comment on this site =vD (Don’t you, Brett?) Heh heh; Brett is the silence listener in every conversation on therebelution.com (^;

            “Will he help us?” Well, if “us” is the rebelution, then who better personifies the rebelution blog than Brett himself? So, you’re actually asking, “Will Brett help himself?” =vD

            Alright, sort of joking, but I love the picture you posted of the prayer tab idea, Dominic! And your right, we can pray about this more.

          • mimeforJesus

            Hey @Brett Harris,
            Could you look at this thread of comments please? I think it’s a great idea!

          • I don’t think that worked…

          • mimeforJesus

            I saw the comment you sent Brett on another article – now we get to wait to see what he thinks? Waiting is one of my least favorite activities!

          • How did you see that?!
            Anyway if your waiting you can also pray. πŸ˜‰

          • Sam S.

            I saw it too. I am subscribed to that thread.

          • How do you subscribe?

          • Sam S.
          • mimeforJesus

            I followed you, and it showed your recent comments :)

          • Oh I see, random chance. ((ran*dom*)Didn’t see that there)

          • mimeforJesus

            Did he answer yet?

          • I don’t think he ever does…

          • Well, I hope that he is reading these. Otherwise, is there a rebelution email or something? That was sort of what I mean’t.

            P.S. I would never be able to be a silence listener, It’s so hard not to comment on what other people say!!

            P.P.S. I guess God’s a silence listener then. πŸ˜‰

          • Joyful joyful

            God is not a silence listener. He is always speaking. The question is:
            Do we hear Him?

          • I’m not sure

          • Joyful joyful

            *hahaha*
            to contact Brett…
            unless I miss my mark, isn’t that what the “contact us” button is for!?!?

          • Sam S.

            Lol. That’s what I always thought!

          • Joyful joyful

            !!!
            Hooray! Someone replied instantly to a comment of mine!
            I see all these long conversations between people and wonder why I always seem to be on myself…
            hahaha… it’s the little things…

          • It’s because we have no lives… Uh, I mean we have free time. :)

          • Amanda

            Lol

          • mimeforJesus

            Wow, I never saw that before… You have shown me how little I notice!

          • Louis Gervais

            But, Joyful joyful, it’s the “contact us” button! What if Alex gets it!? We need a “contact Brett” button! =vD

          • Joyful joyful

            I have a hunch it would be something joint that they would both be able to check, but Brett would probably be the one to check… If Alex did get it, I think he would be able to tell Brett, seeing that they are brothers and probably have ways to communicate… :)
            [I wonder if Brett is reading all our comments about him and laughing as we try to figure him out…]

          • mimeforJesus

            Brothers communicate? First I knew about that! Jk, I have lots of siblings and we all communicate.
            Yeah, that would be funny. And we’ll never know!

          • Louis Gervais

            Yes; Alex and Brett have this amazing ability to communicate, seeing they… um… are twins, and always think the exact same thing?

          • Sam S.

            Even if it does go to a shared address, I think Brett is the only one who checks it these days. I suspect it goes to Brett’s address anyway.

          • Riley H.

            I had the same concern as @louis_gervais:disqus, that prayer requests can get personal and essentially we would just be posting them out there for anyone to see. Yeah, I guess you could specify who you would want to see the requests. But I think facebook could actually be more private, because you don’t HAVE to make it available to the public, only to those you invite to the page.

          • Guest

            First of all, I don’t really go on FB.
            Second, we would have to invite a lot of people.
            And keep inviting new people.

            However we get this going, I hope it can be on The Rebelution.

          • mimeforJesus

            Yeah, I don’t have a Facebook, and a couple of others have mentioned that they don’t either… And it’s likely that there’s more like me. But the Reb would be a great place to start it! Does anyone want to contact Brett? I have his email so I could if you want me to.

          • Joyful joyful

            I don’t have FB either…
            I actually started thinking about a prayer tab on the Reb [is abbreviation ok?] within a couple weeks of finding it… a few months ago.
            I was thinking a tab to click on (like “blog” or “articles”) that would lead to a list of prayer requests.
            I think commenting on the requests could bog the page down…
            what about just people can post requests, and there could be a “I’m praying” button people could click (kinda like the “like” button)
            Prayer requests could be categorized for normal or urgent…
            as far as privacy goes… I don’t see a problem. If u r posting prayer requests for yourself, u can gage that. If the prayer request is for someone else, ask them first, don’t use their name, or change their name + age (I do that often :))
            I have no idea how hard it is to edit/add to a website… but this could be great… happily surprised that so many other people had the same idea…

          • mimeforJesus

            I think your abbreviation is correct. And I like your ideas. I was surprised so many people had this idea, too!

          • Martial Artist

            Hey, I asked Christy a question a minute ago and included you in it. Could you please take a look and get back to me? Thanks.

          • Sam S.

            I invented the “I’m praying” button two days ago. #wayaheadofyou JK. Sounds good!

          • Joyful joyful

            haha
            not to show my text-message-lingo ignorance…
            but what does JK mean?
            new kind of smiley face?

          • Sam S.

            It means “just kidding”.
            It’s not a new emoji :0
            I learned not too long ago from being around the Rebelution.

          • Joyful joyful

            I know computers are inanimate objects and are not inherently good or evil, but my usually fast computer is really slow when I am on the Reb… πŸ˜‰

          • Sam S.

            Haha. I think my computer is evil. It’s been so nasty to me recently. I’m thinking of reinstalling Windows. Hehehe.

          • First of all, I don’t really go on FB.

            Second, we would have to invite a lot of people.

            And keep inviting new people.

            However we get this going, I hope it can be on The Rebelution.

            Dom

          • Riley H.

            Yeah, if possible, it would be great to have it on The Rebelution! It would be a big hassle to have it on FB.

          • Thanks Riley. πŸ˜‰

          • Guest

            Have you guys heard of a phone app called Instapray? It’s pretty much one giant prayer group across the world. Random topic switch, I know, but I was just reminded of it by your ideas. πŸ˜› You should try it out sometime!!! http://www.instapray.com

          • Gabrielle S.

            Well, that was weird. It posted again saying I’m a guest! #firstworldproblems

          • Sam S.

            #thewebdoesntworkthewaymostpeopleexcpectitto
            It was signed in when you posted it both times. The emails say it was you. :/

          • mimeforJesus

            She shows up as Guest on the website, but in the email it was @disqus_LfmccAZ3Zg:disqus Weird…

          • Sam S.

            It’s like she deleted the comment and wrote another one–only not.

          • Gabrielle S.

            Really? It’s showing up for me as guest. The internet is weird sometimes! XD

          • Riley H.

            Lol. Tell me about it…

          • Sam S.

            I don’t think you really want me to. It could get long and boring and interesting. πŸ˜‰

          • Riley H.

            Long, boring, and interesting. Hey, sometimes you just need to vent, you know?
            #lifedoesntworkthewaymostpeopleexpectitto

          • Gabrielle S.

            @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus @Rhanx97:disqus Have you guys heard of a phone app called Instapray? It’s pretty much one giant prayer group across the world. Random topic switch, I know, but I was just reminded of it by your ideas. πŸ˜› You should try it out sometime!!! http://www.instapray.com

          • mimeforJesus

            Sounds cool :)

          • Riley H.

            No I haven’t hear of it, but it sounds cool! I’ll check it out. :)

          • Sam S.

            Lol. Contacting Brett is easy :)

            I really like what you guys are talking about here. And I might be able to set something up for you, though it wouldn’t be on TheRebelution. I has some experience with a similar project! How private do you want this to be? I think this can go places, guys. *refrains from going into detail*

          • Riley H.

            Yeah Sam! Do your magic! :)

          • Sam S.

            Hey? Who told you I do magic? πŸ˜‰
            I’ll keep watching this conversation, and I’ll come back with what I have ASAP (which might be as late as Saturday). Still thinking this one through. More ideas please?

          • Riley H.

            I think it was @trent_blake:disqus who told me…or maybe it was Yoda?? πŸ˜‰ What was the other project you did that was similar (if you don’t me asking)?

          • Sam S.

            Haha. Both of those guys are great!
            Could you email me? My address is programguy12-frenchtoastdoesntbelonghere@outlook.com
            Use discernment! Got it? I think you’re smart enough to figure that one out. πŸ˜‰ Hehehe.

          • Riley H.

            Gotcha ;). I’ll give it a try.

          • Sam S.

            Yay! I’ll reply in a minute.

          • Hey what do you mean *removed*? I guess I’m not smart enough… )=

          • Sam S.

            I removed it after she sent me an email. That’s why you can’t figure it out. Don’t worry man, you’re smart!

          • But I don’t have it…

          • Sam S.

            Do you want it?

          • Yea, we are going to start this prayer group aren’t we…

          • Do you have it?

          • Sam S.

            Do I have my own email address? Yes.
            Is that what you mean?

          • Oh good, what is it?

          • Sam S.

            *removed*

          • ok

          • *removed* πŸ˜‰

          • Still online?

          • mimeforJesus

            I have it again!
            But actually, my parents don’t want me to email someone I met online :( I guess I’ll have to see the end product — I’d love to do anything I can, but not emailing puts a crimp in communication.

          • mimeforJesus

            I have your address! Muahahaha! I could email you if I wanted :)

          • Sam S.

            Haha do it.

          • Sam S.

            Then I’ll have yours….Mwhahahaha!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Now I don’t know what to do! (Were you really saying to email you?)

          • Sam S.

            Yeah, that’s what I said.

          • mimeforJesus

            Why…?

          • Sam S.

            Excellent question! I may or may not have a reason, so if I actually do have one, I’ll let you know then, okay?

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay.

          • Sam S.

            Wow that sounds weird. πŸ˜›

          • mimeforJesus

            Yeah, now I don’t know what to do. #dejavu

          • Riley H.

            Hey @mimeforjesus:disqus it’s safe, don’t worry. :)

          • mimeforJesus

            You sure??

          • Riley H.

            Yep. I’m pretty sure Sam isn’t a stalker ;). If I deduce correctly, he has a specific reason in mind.

          • mimeforJesus

            Or he wondered if I really had his email. @programguy:disqus Which one was it? Or was it another reason entirely?

          • Sam S.

            You deduced correctly @Rhanx97:disqus
            I’m still waiting for something though, so…….. Consider this as never having happened for now.

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay…

          • lol, (hint hint) πŸ˜‰

          • Riley H.

            Yeah I might take that back… #samthestalker πŸ˜‰

          • Sam S.

            Uh, yeah. Maybe it’s time for me to disappear. πŸ˜›

          • mimeforJesus

            You can disappear ?! That is creeeeepy – really stalkerish.

          • Sam S.

            How to disappear:
            1. Delete your Disqus account.
            2. Deactivate any email address you have given out.
            3. Cry.
            4. Pull a rabbit out of your hat.

          • mimeforJesus

            I’ll need to remember that for if I ever need to disappear…

          • Riley H.

            That did sound weird :)

          • mimeforJesus

            I’d say go for it!

  • Chloe

    This is great! Thanks for writing, Jaquelle :)

  • Definitely very important to remember! I have been guilty of that many times in the past. Thank you! :)

  • Louis Gervais

    Good point; good article! Prayer has to be priority, period.

  • Wow. My family has been doing an extensive Bible study on prayer since the beginning of the year, and your post reiterated a lot of what I’ve been learning lately. By the way, if you’re ever looking for a good book on prayer, I would suggest the “Kneeling Christian”. It’s probably one of the best prayer tool books I’ve ever read. Very deep, very thought provoking.

  • Gabrielle S.

    Hey, Jaquelle! This is a really good article. I learned the lesson of unceasing prayer from a story when I was a lot younger, and it’s been the guide of my prayer since then.

    “Several ministers had gathered to discuss difficult questions, and it was asked how the command to β€œpray without ceasing” (I Thessalonians 5:17)
    could be obeyed. Various suggestions were offered, and at last one of
    the ministers was appointed to write an essay on the subject for the
    next meeting. A young maidservant, who was serving in the room, heard the
    discussion and exclaimed: β€œWhat! A whole month to tell the meaning of
    this text? Why, it’s one of the easiest and best verses in the Bible.”

    β€œWell, well, Mary,” said an old minister. β€œWhat do you know about it? Can you pray all the time?”

    β€œOh, yes sir!”

    β€œReally? How is that possible when you have so many things to do?”

    β€œWhy, sir, the more I have to do, the more I pray.”

    β€œIndeed! Well, Mary, how do you do it? Most people wouldn’t agree with you.”

    β€œWell, sir,” said the girl, β€œwhen I first open my eyes in the morning, I pray, β€˜Lord, open the eyes of my understanding,’ and while I am dressing, I pray that I may be clothed with the robe of righteousness. While I am washing, I ask to have my sins washed away. As I begin work, I pray that I may receive strength for all the work of the day. While I kindle the fire, I pray that revival may be kindled in me. While preparing and eating breakfast, I ask to be fed with the Bread of Life and the pure milk of the Word. As I sweep the house, I pray that my heart may be swept clean of all its impurities. As I am busy with the little children, I look up to God and pray that I may always have the trusting love of a little child,
    and as I….”

    β€œEnough, enough!” cried the minister. β€œThese truths are often hid from
    the wise and prudent and revealed unto babes, as the Lord Himself said.
    Go on, Mary,” he continued, β€œpray without ceasing. As for us brothers,
    let us thank the Lord for this lesson.”

    [The story is from a book of devotional stories called “How God Used A Thunderstorm” by Joel R. Beeke & Diana Kleyn.] It’s so cool how we can just talk to God all the time. It’s like having a phone inside your head so that you can talk to your friend whenever you want and they’d respond immediately, except a whole lot cooler!!!!

    • Joyful joyful

      Wow. Thought provoking

    • Renee

      Great story

  • Renee

    Instead of a Tummy ache making me think of praying
    it’s Clouds
    I don’t know why but there so Free, Light and always there, that they
    remind me of God.

  • Ruthie C

    Hey, can I share an important prayer request? I know you’re talking about starting a prayer group sort of thing, but this really can’t wait…
    My aunt’s sister is 31 and in hospice right now with colon cancer. As far as I know at the moment, she hasn’t died yet but is probably in the last day or two of her life. She has NOT accepted Jesus, and seems to have no interest in doing so. Whenever you think of it, please join my family in prayer for her soul. Also that the people with her would be given the right words to say, and that all would feel God’s presence.

    Thanks.

    • mimeforJesus

      Yes! Praying as I type! @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus @Rhanx97:disqus here’s our prayer group in action before it even starts!

      • YES!!!! We succeeded!

        • Now we know who to contact when we get it really started. Who wants to join? Anyone?

          • Sam S.

            I’m interested!

          • Gtg

          • Renee

            Hey Sam…
            I thought you where following me?

          • Sam S.

            Hmm. So did I.

          • Count me in? :)

          • Yea!

          • Riley H.

            Me!

          • Good!

          • Haylie

            Me too!

          • Welcome

          • mimeforJesus

            Me too :) But you probably guessed that already.

          • You have always been in on this.

          • mimeforJesus

            Aw, thanks!

          • Renee

            I’m In!!!

          • Of course you are, your my sister!!

          • If you want to join, ‘like’ my comment. :D!!

          • Cassie

            Totally in!

          • Cassie

            @trent_blake:disqus @madeleine_grace:disqus @thewriterchick:disqus what about you? Don’t have to, of course, just hadn’t seen you in this discussion yet, and thought you guys might like to be a part. :) (Someone who knows how can tag others, too.)

          • Great!! I’ll keep you informed.

          • Gabrielle S.

            I’d love to join in!!!

          • Welcome to the team ;D

          • Joyful joyful

            Keep me posted as u work through the process…
            I would LOVE to be a part of this! :)
            [just figured out how to like/upvote a comment :)]

          • Ok then, I think we just decided that it wont be on the Rebelution.

            And congratulations!! Now you know how to like my comments! (It’s good for business)

            Also, if you hover over someones picture and click ‘Follow’ you can follow them

          • mimeforJesus

            Where/when did you decide? Over email?

          • Yea but I don’t know if it’s official yet. πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            If it’s not on the Reb I probably won’t be able to be a part :( And that would be really sad! So if it would work to be on the Reb, it would be really helpful.

          • Why is that?

          • mimeforJesus

            My parents are careful what websites I’m on… And I got to be on here because it was put together by the Harris brothers. I doubt they’d let me be on a website by no one they know like that.

          • Renee

            You have very caring parents

          • So do we sister. πŸ˜‰

          • Joyful joyful

            Mine to! I ask my Dad before I try anything new here… or pretty much anywhere else online
            #3cheersforcaringparents

          • #3cheersforcaringparents !!!

          • mimeforJesus

            #threecheersforunderappreciatedcaringparents!!!

          • #ThreeCheersBecauseYouJustWanaSayWooHoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          • They might let you if we can get Brett to write about it on the Rebelution or something.
            A bit like how he Introduced the book ‘Counted Worthy’ by Leah Good

            We’ll see what happens, but we can still post prayer requests on the Rebelution anyway.

          • mimeforJesus

            That’s a good idea — maybe that would work. Thanks for the thought!

          • I hope it does!

          • Joyful joyful

            haha, yes. I am currently enjoying myself reading profiles :)
            let me know where the prayer group will be. Even if I can’t comment on a different website, I don’t have to comment to pray :) We’ll see…

          • I will let you know.

            And your right, you don’t have to comment to pray.

            I’ll remember that πŸ˜‰

          • Renee

            XD

      • defyingdepravity

        What’s this prayer group?

        • Ruthie C

          They were talking about starting some sort of a prayer group for sharing prayer requests, etc. on the Rebelution or somewhere else. Scroll wayy down to see the whole thing. :)

          • Oh boy… I’ll just take your word for it. I don’t have the time to poke around on the internet; busy prepping for a move. Someone keep me updated?

          • Ruthie C

            Oh, I hope your move goes well! Those are always messy. :(

          • Thank you! This one is especially messy. :(

          • Ruthie C

            :( I’m sorry!

          • I mentioned it on your blog, but I’m praying for you!

    • Praying!!!

    • Sam S.

      I’m praying too. Just asked some friends to pray. πŸ˜‰

    • Praying for you, your sister and your family, Ruthie.

    • Praying for you guys!

    • Riley H.

      Praying, @ruthie_c:disqus!!!

    • Gabrielle S.

      I’ll be praying for all of you! May God give you all peace. <3<3 Keep us updated if you can!!!

    • Hey Ruthie,
      I will pray for your aunt’s sister.

    • Sarah Phillips

      Praying, Ruthie. :)

    • Joyful joyful

      Praying!

    • Renee

      I’ll be praying!!!!

    • Ruthie C

      No updates yet that I’ve heard. I don’t think the doctors were expecting her to live this long. Still praying!

  • A lot have people have been sharing prayer requests lately, and I’m going to be needing a bit of prayer these next couple of weeks. I go to a public high school and am taking biology a year early. On Wednesday, we are starting the evolution unit. Please pray that I would stay strong through it and be a (loving) witness to those around me. Thank you!!

    • Hey Sam, I would talk to Liam S. about apologetics. Pick his brain and write down the recourses as much as possible.

      I also recommend getting the textbook “Exploring Creation with Biology”. And read module 9. It refutes evolution with a passion and sure, hard evidence! Please actually consider this. I know it is tough to actually do it, but I promise you, if you do this, you will not have nearly as big problem in this evolution class.

      It is imperative that you know what you believe and why you believe it BEFORE you take this part of the class.

      Also, I recommend you watch the movie God’s Not Dead. Though some strong Christians disagree with some of what is said, the idea is EXACTLY what is important to keep in mind. I, personally, have no problem with it.

      God bless you,
      – Trent

      • Ok, I’ll be sure to get a conversation going with Liam about it, I just downloaded an audio version of the textbook (hard copy wouldn’t be here in time), and I have seen and enjoyed God’s Not Dead!
        Last year, I was at a parochial school and was taught some good stuff about evolution (especially theistic evolution) vs. creation. I’ve also been spending a bit of time on Answers in Genesis, preparing and cementing my beliefs. :-) Thanks!

        • Awesome sis! Just keep in mind, “There is a time to speak and a time to keep quiet.” Don’t compromise if you’re asker to. But don’t be disrespectful either if you can help it.

          • mimeforJesus

            Whew, knowing when to keep quiet is the hard part. It’d be so much easier if we just stuck with the first half of your quote, wouldn’t it?

          • That’s probably going to be my biggest struggle, honestly. Learning and knowing when to be quiet and not starting a huge debate is going to be crucial! :-)

          • Yes mam. However, I suggest you think of it like this: do you want the other students to view Christ as the rude interrupter or the one who calmly replies with truth and evidence when teased about her faith?

            #reflectChrist

          • mimeforJesus

            Ouch, that hurts… I’m more likely to represent Him as the rude interrupter.
            So, question for anyone stopping by, not just Trent (but I want your answer, too!) :)
            When is a good time to be the interrupter?

          • When the professor/teacher asked for an opinion or you hear a verbal (or SUPER CLEAR) voice from God saying to do it. Never interrupt. Stay calm and kill them with kindness. Take the high road.

          • mimeforJesus

            So, what if you hear friends talking rudely about someone? I tend to take the side of the underdog, and I don’t know if it’s God telling me to ask/tell them to stop talking like that, or if it’s me. If I had “clearance,” I would do it in a heartbeat, but I don’t know if that’s sufficient reason. I’ve never heard a verbal voice, I don’t think God communicates with me that obviously (or I have no idea how to hear Him).

          • I would sat stick up for them, but lovingly. I struggle with having the words to say in situations like that.

          • mimeforJesus

            Ach! My problem is having too many words to say! Seriously, once my friend was getting bugged by this one guy, and finally I snapped; I turned around, and basically told him to beat it – full bossy tone, clean-but-forceful words, the works. Not surprisingly, he left my friend alone (and now gives me a wide berth). Now, in that case I firmly believe that he deserved no more respect than he got, but now I live in mortal fear of doing something like that again, over something less important.

          • That’s awesome :-) but I can definately see where it would cause issues over smaller things

          • mimeforJesus

            Yeah, I’ll tell you, it felt great to see him recoil like he did, especially after all of the trouble he’d caused me and my friend.

          • I don’t believe has never spoken verbally to me either. I was trying to make a point: unless God says differently, we need to be respectful.

      • Ruthie C

        I second the “Exploring Creation with Biology” idea. I have it, and it has some excellent, strong points against evolution. Really, they’re throughout the book, but module 9 focuses on evolution.

    • mimeforJesus

      Hey Sam, I’ll be praying for you!

      • Thanks!

      • Isaiah Rodriguez

        Great! My best friend is studying evolution as well in the public school. Fortunately,she’s had numerous opportunities to correct the teacher, who was surprisingly enough, (after some persuasion) open to her logic. The book “When Science Fails” has been a great help to me as well. Pretty basic but good. May God be with you, and be bold for Christ. There’s a lot of good you can do in this situation. I pray that doors would open for you. It’s not unlikely that you may have an opportunity to witness as well. :) Praying for you!

        • Thanks! I appreciate that :-) My teacher is fairly easy-going, but not a believer. I’m hoping and praying that she will be open to creation, or at least respectful of the differences. Even if I may not be able to witness to her, other classmates may be open to creation.

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            You’re welcome! And that’s good. It seems like I haven’t met many strongly opinionated evolutionists, they just believe the only option they’ve ever been taught. Can’t really blame them. And exactly! I’m excited for you. There’s no greater joy that we can attain as humans than that of witnessing and disciplining. God bless. :)

    • Ruthie C

      I’ll pray!

    • Clare

      Sorry that it’s after the fact but I will pray for your future bio classes:) How did it go?

      • Actually, they switched some units around now, so we started something else and I don’t know when we will be doing evolution, but that just gives me more time to prepare :-)

        • Clare

          Great!

  • Emma

    Hey @samwegner:disqus, I’ll be praying for you!
    I actually have a prayer request to. I have a friend at my church who knows the gospel,but she doesn’t want to live it at school. At school her actions make it clear to me that she doesn’t want to talk about the gospel, or Christ. Please pray that I will stay strong enough to talk about Christ and his word.

    • Thanks! I’ll be praying for both of you!!

      • Emma

        Thank you!

    • mimeforJesus

      Praying!

      • Emma

        Thanks

    • Praying for both of you!

      • Emma

        Thank you.

  • Okay guys, we have an update.
    We need names for the prayer group.
    Give us your ideas on names!!

    @mimeforjesus:disqus @samwegner:disqus @ruthie_c:disqus @joyfuljoyful:disqus @trent_blake:disqus @Renee1011:disqus @disqus_LfmccAZ3Zg:disqus @programguy:disqus @sarahp_413:disqus @disqus_LzTgmwudVU:disqus @Rhanx97:disqus @Kittenese:disqus @thewriterchick:disqus @disqus_yezUL85qzj:disqus and @everyone else

    • ??????!!!!!!!!??????????!!!!!!!!!

      • mimeforJesus

        I wasn’t on the Reb until now, or I would have answered already.

    • Sam S.

      “Redeemed”

      • Great idea!!

      • Riley H.

        Sam I like yours too!!!

    • Sam S.

      You too @defyingdepravity:disqus

      • Oh, I forgot about him (or her)
        Sorry.

        And how do you tag people?
        I tagged you and it said @ programguy
        Why is that?

        • Sam S.

          Ya, that’s my username. It shows up like that right after you post. I will show up as the display name after a page refresh or something like that. Right after I post a mention I usually hit edit then save it again just to make sure it worked. I type the usernames manually sometimes so I’m more likely to get it wrong. FYI you never picked a username so your username is “disqus_ynAwM455oe”–just in case you wondered.

          • How do u pick a user name???

          • Sam S.

            Here’s a link to one spot you can change it:
            https://disqus.com/embed/account/
            This is the embed version of the page so it looks plain, but I couldn’t get a link the normal interface.

          • mimeforJesus

            It shows my username as MimeforJesus… that’s also how I log in. Is that right?

          • Sam S.

            Yep! I can tell by your profile url: disqus.com/by/mimeforjesus/

          • mimeforJesus

            Thanks, I didn’t know…

          • There you go again, helping all of us poor, Disqus-challenged people. What would we do without you? πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            I think we’d cry in frustration!

    • Like group names??

      • Sam S.

        Like, a name for the site/group thingy. Does that make sense?

    • mimeforJesus

      And @everyone else… I find that funny. Anyhow, I don’t have any great ideas yet, but I’ll think about it :)
      Keep me posted!

      • That’s just my personality, I’ll keep you posted. πŸ˜‰

        • Sam S.

          You’re not the only one who wishes they could tag everyone at once!

    • Riley H.

      Sweet!!! =D I’ll think about it….

    • I think it sounds like an awesome Idea! Keep me posted!

      • Will do πŸ˜€

        • Thank you!!! I can’t wait to see where God will take this dream!!

    • Riley H.

      Okay, after much brainstorming, I have a suggestion…What about “Revive”? As in a sense that we revive each other through prayer and encouragement, and we are revived as God answers our prayers…?

      “The Lord heard Elisha’s prayer, and the life of the child returned, and he revived!” (1 Kings 17:22)

      “Your promise revives me: it comforts me in all my troubles.” (Psalm 119:25)

      “Revive us so we can call on your name…” (Psalm 80:19)

      • Sam S.

        I LIKE IT!!!

        • Riley H.

          Do you?? Yay!! I was just using Bible Gateway… there are so many amazing verses in the Bible that contain the word “revive”. I feel so revived just reading them!

      • I love it!! :-)

      • Emma

        Like the idea!!

      • Cassie

        I like it!

      • Awesomeness! πŸ˜‰

      • We have to names to decide on.
        Revive and Redeemed
        What do you think?

      • Josh A

        Oooh the secret origins of Revive…thanks for coming up with the name, Riley! =)

        • Riley H.

          Whoa, you made it all the way down here??!! Haha, thx. ‘Twas my pleasure :).

          • Josh A

            Naw, I got curious and sorted it by “best” so this was fairly near the top. =)

      • Oh yeah! Thanks Riley!

        • Riley H.

          Yep!! :)

      • GodsThespian

        I like your name, too πŸ˜€

    • Eva H.

      Thanks for putting so much time into this Dominic!! It’s really appreciated:P

      • Thanks Eva, but remember.
        It’s not just me, @programguy:disqus Is doing most of it.

        • Sam S.

          Dominic’s in charge πŸ˜‰

          • Here we go…

          • Eva H.

            Yeah, thank you too, @programguy:disqus! And everyone else who has helped:)

    • Josh A

      Whoa what have I been missing? Are you guys forming a prayer group (duh)? Where? How? Can I join? Will these annoying questions of mine ever end? Sorry I would look through the comments but there are 293 (make that 294)

      • Sam S.

        1. Everything
        2. Duh, yes
        3. Online
        4. Setting up a new website (unless Brett decides that he wants to do something on the Rebelution)
        5. Yes!
        6. Maybe

        • Well you sorted that one out pretty much. πŸ˜‰

    • Madeleine Grace

      Hey Dominic what kind of name do you think would describe the prayer group? if that question makes sense! :)

      • I’m not sure but we have got two names that we are deciding on.
        Redeemed and Revive.
        What do you think?

        • mimeforJesus

          I like Revive myself :)

        • Madeleine Grace

          I actually like Redeemed better but i like both of them. Maybe we could call it Redeemed and Revived or something. who originally came up with the idea of a prayer group?

          • before I came to the Rebelution, @mimeforjesus tried to start one.
            It didn’t work, but then I suggested the idea when I joined and here we are.

            So I guess you have to answers, @mimeforjesus and @Dominic

          • mimeforJesus

            I didn’t try to start one, actually — I just thought that with all the prayer requests on here, it would be a good idea :)

          • That’s what I mean. Your idea originally.

          • Madeleine Grace

            hahaha i’m glad ya’ll thought of it!! it’s a great idea. it’s odd no one has thought of it before πŸ˜€

          • Sam S.

            I might have thought of it a while back, but I thought it would be too hard. Lol.

          • Madeleine Grace

            hahaha Sam nothing is to hard for us, nothing is impossible!! WE can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens us!! never say it’s to hard or i can’t do, cause Sam it’s not and we can totally do it we can do all things!!! Hey and don’t forget your a rebelutionary, this is who we are!!! πŸ˜€
            Love,
            Madeleine

          • Thanks.

          • Madeleine Grace

            Your Mos Welcome! πŸ˜€

          • Ethan H.

            How about Reviving the Redeemed?
            :)

          • Madeleine Grace

            Hey Ethan that’s really good!!! i like that a lot!! and it incorporates both names perfectly πŸ˜€ i like it!!
            ~Madeleine

          • Ethan H.

            Thanks!
            :)

          • Madeleine Grace

            Your Welcome!!! :)

          • Ethan H.

            Thanks! It just happened to cross my mind. :)

          • Madeleine Grace

            Your welcome πŸ˜€

          • mimeforJesus

            Ooooh, @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus @programguy:disqus Is it too late to change the name? I love this one, and it combines the two names!

    • Madeleine Grace

      oh and Dominic i would love to help any way i can in getting the sight up and running so if you need any help or anything i’ll help just give me a ring! πŸ˜€

      • A ring? okay…
        P.S. Who is in your picture?

        • mimeforJesus

          What kind of ring??

          • Sam S.

            Onion, maybe? (Please excuse me…*yuck!*)

          • Riley H.

            Whaaaat?! Onions are delicious! Especially – onion.rings.

          • That’s what I was thinking… o_o

          • Cassie

            I would use ‘ring’ the same as I would use ‘yell.’ I’d say ‘give me a yell if you need a hand,’ or substitute ‘ring’ for ‘yell,’ or say something like ‘shoot me a line if you need a hand.’ I think she just means let her know. :)

          • I know that.
            It was just the way she said it. πŸ˜€

        • Madeleine Grace

          what do you mean? the two boys stranding beside me? those are my brothers and the girl is me! πŸ˜€
          God Bless!

          • Are those all of your siblings?

          • Madeleine Grace

            Yes i only have two brothers who are both older than me and who are both in college!! πŸ˜€

          • Wow

          • Madeleine Grace

            :) what you mean?

          • Madeleine Grace

            just curious but why do you ask?

          • I don’t know…
            Just wondering.

          • Madeleine Grace

            :) ok i was just wondering as well, it seemed like a random question. bu ti can see how why you would ask me, a girl posing with two guys that’s odd πŸ˜€ unless their your brothers πŸ˜€

          • Or cousins. πŸ˜€

          • Madeleine Grace

            Yeah that’s true :)

          • :)

          • Madeleine Grace

            how many siblings do you have?

          • Five, one brother and four sisters. I’m the oldest. πŸ˜€

          • Madeleine Grace

            OH WOW!!!! πŸ˜€ i sure your glad your the oldest πŸ˜€ how old are you?? and were do you live?? i’m sure you’ve told me before but i forget. I’m always curious were people from the rebelution live :)
            God Bless,
            ~Madeleine

          • *Psst! He still lives in New Zealand. :)*

          • Madeleine Grace

            What is that supposed to mean Samwise?!?!?!? πŸ˜€ lol

          • Dominic

            I’m 15 since 6 Feb. And I live in New Zealand.

          • Happy belated birthday!

          • Madeleine Grace

            so your a freshmen in high school? oh nice that’s cool!!

            Question does it ever get cold in New Zealand?

          • Dominic

            No I homeschool, and yes it does get cold in NZ, but I am living higher up in the North Island so its not so cold here.

          • That’s cool! You and I are almost the same age!

          • Dominic

            Your 15?

          • Yep. Jan 21, 2000!

          • Dominic

            Wow a Millennium guy!!

          • Yep! Human Millennium Edition. Human ME for short!!!

          • Dominic

            So Ima HME?

          • mimeforJesus

            And I’m a HPME (Human Pre-Millennium Edition).

          • Dominic

            Alpha Version πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            How so? I’m brain-dead right now..l;

          • Dominic

            IDK, all I know is that I’m beta then you. πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            Would you believe it took me two days to get what you said?!

          • Cassie

            Hey Dominic? What’s been happening, bro? We’re all missing you (http://therebelution.com/blog/2015/01/my-prayer-problem/#comment-1935004997) on The Reb. And heard you can’t be part of Revive any more. That’s a pity. :( Everything OK? Anything we can be praying for?

          • Dominic

            Hi Sorry, I can’t really be part of The Rebelution comments any more either. I still read the emails.

            Dom.

          • Cassie

            Aw, that’s a pity. Hope everything’s going OK. As I said before, we’ll be praying for you. :)

          • Cassie

            @Ethan__H:disqus @mimeforjesus:disqus See Dom’s comment above.

          • Ethan H.

            Thanks! I saw it, and got your comment. :(
            I’ve been emailing him.

          • GodsThespian

            I see it :)

          • GodsThespian

            I’m sad you had to leave us!
            Have a great Resurrection Day!

          • Dominic

            It’s been two years. wow. I’m doing really well, the reason why I had to leave was because everything I was doing online and with Revive was behind my parents back, I broke their trust and needed to step away from the computer for a while. I’ve regained their trust and am living quite happily now. Hope things are going well with you guys.
            God bless,
            Love from Dominic.

          • MimeforJesus

            Dom! So glad to hear from you!! You must be finishing high school by now, right?

          • Dominic

            Homeschooler πŸ˜‰

          • MimeforJesus

            When will you graduate? I don’t remember what you guys call the portion of school before uni.

          • Dominic

            Not sure what it’s called either. I’ve pretty much finished Homeschooling, now I’m mostly working on our farm. Still learning a few things as we all do.

          • MimeforJesus

            Nice! I didn’t know you live on a farm, what do you raise?

          • Dominic

            We are on a beef farm. So we raise cows from a young age and sell them off when they’re older

          • mimeforJesus

            You’re a year and a couple of days different from my b-day!

          • Neat! Older or younger?

          • mimeforJesus

            I, young man, am fully sixteen years of age πŸ˜›

          • But don’t worry about it too much @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus πŸ˜€

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh no, actually my non-adult friends (who I really like being around and whose company I seek out) are younger than me, with only one exception. Just curious, Sam – how old are you? I know you’re a *whispered so people don’t hear* sophomore, now I want to know if you’re older or younger than me :)

          • Well, how old are you? Month please?

          • mimeforJesus

            I’ll humor you, though you sound like you should know it already πŸ˜‰ I’m January 19999.

          • πŸ˜€ I’m older.

          • mimeforJesus

            By how much? I get to be the rude little sister now πŸ˜›

          • Oh, uh, I didn’t know I had one of those. Not much.

          • mimeforJesus

            Well, neither do I. I have a younger sister who’s nice, though. I’ll be like her :)
            If you don’t mind telling me, what month are you? If you don’t want to tell everyone and their brother, that’s all right. I’m just curious :)

          • Be careful, @programguy:disqus ! she is trying to worm information out of you!!!!!
            The “I’m just curious” gives it right away!!

          • Not really…

          • mimeforJesus

            Just wait until I start in on you! Muahahaha!

          • I’m letting you find it :) I can remove it at any time!

          • mimeforJesus

            I know that… I meant, wait until I start worming information out of you!

          • Nah, I’m not going to say.

          • Oh, I wont! I’ve got something in store for her!!!
            Send me her IP…
            :)

          • I, uh, didn’t ask my cohort about her address. Hehehe. I know an address you had last night though!

          • mimeforJesus

            Really? That’s another example of you’d be a great stalker. (Is that an oxymoron?)

          • Do you live in Kalamazoo or Caledonia???
            πŸ˜€

          • Shh!! Yeah, everyone thinks I live in Kalamazoo…but I don’t actually. Dead serious.

          • mimeforJesus

            I know those names. Can you tell me where you do live? (If it’s Alto I’ll be so surprised!)

          • Grrr… Nope, not Alto. *hint hint*

          • mimeforJesus

            *hint, hint*? I don’t know many of the names for that part of MI, I’m from the Traverse City area. I only know the three names you said because my brother, sister, and their families live in that area.

          • Have you heard of Lake Ann Camp?! That’s where I met HeartSong Green!!

          • mimeforJesus

            No, I don’t think so… is it near Ann Arbor? I was seven when we moved away from TC, so if it’s near there I probably know it as “that camp we always drove by on the way to church” or something like that :)
            So it’s got a special place in your heart, does it?

          • Yep! Very special for many reasons. ;’)
            Nope, not really near Ann Arbor. πŸ˜€

          • mimeforJesus

            Near Interlochen?

          • It wouldn’t be fair for me to guess anymore…
            I already found it out!
            πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            Rrrgh, I’m talking with someone from my home state, and I don’t even know what part he’s from! Sounds like he might be from my area!

          • Nope! Again, I hardly knew that there was one those in Michigan. :/

          • mimeforJesus

            Do you know the names Traverse City, Kalkaska, or Ypsilante?

          • I KNOW the first one. I’ve heard the second one, and the third one looks familiar.

          • mimeforJesus

            YOU KNOW TC?! I lived near there… You know the town Williamsburg? It’s near Acme Township :)

          • TC is the big city next to Lake Ann (where Lake Ann Camp is). I think I’ve heard of Acme Township, but I don’t think I know Williamsburg. Maybe, just maybe.

          • mimeforJesus

            Wow! This is so amazing! Okay, so… do you remember any names from the camp? Were most of the attenders from the immediate area? Cause if so, we probably have some mutual friends!

          • Actually, people come from all over the world to go this this camp. I even met a dude who lives in Austria there!
            From the area, *I* know of a few specific people. Do you happen to know Julian Tompkins? Or maybe three random girls by the names of Amy, Angelina, and Katie? (I don’t know last names :( ) I know that at least Amy lives in the area.

          • mimeforJesus

            Let me think… No, I don’t think so.
            Will you be going to Lake Ann Camp this year? I’m thinking I might try and go, but I have no idea if it’ll work out. Not likely to, but I might as well try, right?

          • Yes I will! *Probably* June 22. It’d be cool to meet you there.

          • mimeforJesus

            That’d be awesome! I don’t know if it’ll work… it’d be a first for me, but I figure I should find out if I can handle being away from home now before I’m choosing a college… Anyway, that’s my excuse. I’ll let you know if it works out for me!

          • Haha okay. Let me know!

          • mimeforJesus

            Looks like it’s not going to work out, my family is moving in early May and we’ll be trying to get into the community around there. :( Maybe next year!
            But… Cedarville has summer programs for different fields of study. I am semi-likely to go to one of those this summer because it’s just four days, and it’s “educational”. If you went too…

          • Nope, sorry. I couldn’t make it to one of those. :(
            Sounds fun though! I’ve read about them.

          • GodsThespian

            Yeah, they look great :)
            Maybe next year…

          • Ahh, so you live in Caledonia?

          • Nice try, no.

          • mimeforJesus

            Hmmm, are you okay if we guess it or should we stop?

          • Sure, guess if you want to. I reserve the right to remain silent, regardless of what I would say.

          • mimeforJesus

            Hastings? Otsego? Plainwell? Middleville?

          • Lol. I have no idea where those are. I’ve heard of them though. Btw I don’t know much about cities that aren’t close to me. Well actually I don’t even know much about where the ones right next to me are. #ignorance

          • mimeforJesus

            Hehe, you sound like me. Someone mentions [big city near me] and I’m like, “Where is that?”

          • Let me guess… Holland, MI?
            Am I right??
            :)

          • mimeforJesus

            If you’re right, I’m gonna feel so silly… my brother and sister-in-law lived there for two or three years, but I didn’t think of that town.

          • You’re next!!! Muhahahaha!!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Uh-oh, I should have kept my mouth shut.

          • Nope :)

          • Am I close? I have to be…

          • You are an evil genius aren’t you?

          • Yes I am. Just wait ’till I start on @mimeforjesus:disqus !

          • mimeforJesus

            Aaaah!

          • I actually thought of a trap already, but @programguy:disqus convinced me not to carry it out…

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh, really? Well, now that you’re not going to carry it out, what was it?

          • Grab your IP when you visit Revive, and then tell you where you live. Wait a second, I can’t share all of my secrets!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Why would you tell me? I already know where I live :)
            But if you knew where I live, you could get me with your top-secret diabolical plan that only you know about!

          • And @programguy:disqus. He will help me!!!
            That’s where the castle doctrine comes in…

          • mimeforJesus

            The only castle doctrine I know is in Chess… (castling). You want to enlighten me?

          • The Castle Doctrine is basically the law of self defense in some states. :) Fancy name for a not so fancy concept!

          • AND I’M GOING TO HELP YOU WITH THAT???

          • It is the best (or worst) way to get to heaven! Break into someones home… What, if i’m doing that, am I a Christian?!?

          • That wouldn’t be criminal activity, would it?

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh no, I don’t see how it would be considered criminal, except — it would.

          • Wait a minute! What’s right for me is right for me, and what’s right for you is right for you, RIGHT?

            Wrong. That is a trend called relativity.

          • :)

          • mimeforJesus

            I do know that one :) My family is very conservative/Republican, so I know how wrong that idea and other similar ones are.

            Do you like debating from the opposite point of view than the one you really believe? I love playing Devil’s Advocate!

          • Yes! I wrote out a reply, but it got caught in spam.
            Let’s try it! What is your counter to this?

            I’m an atheist. I don’t believe a good god would be so cruel to send people to he||. That’s just unfair! And besides, why would you want to believe in an old book full of contradictions?

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh boy, this looks fun. Give me a couple of days, and I’ll answer this weekend; I’ve got a homeschool talent show in a couple of days, and I’m the go-fer for my mom, who’s coordinating the talent show, and there’s other stuff going on, too. So… a comment to answer your questions will take too long for now, but I will answer you this weekend!
            (Sorry it took so long to answer already!!! :( )

          • Good! It will be fun… Take as much time as you need!

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay. Here’s a question for you to think about while I gather my thoughts into something comprehensible.
            Okay, so pretend that I support LGBT. Without appealing to the Bible as the ultimate authority, why is my position wrong? (I think that the Bible has some authority, but I get to decide which pieces apply to me).
            Thinking about the H*ll question… But I have a question for you on the Bible: Please show me a contradiction, and I will answer you on a point-for-point basis. Otherwise it could get really confusing. And we wouldn’t want that, would we? :)

          • Ouch! You got me…
            Let’s take it like this. You are in a court of law. You have broken many laws. You can still say you don’t believe that the police will arrest you if you murder. But they will. And you can also say that they won’t put you in prison for life. But you cannot decide that. And that is what the Judge has said He will do. Does that make sense?

            Well… I couldn’t find any that had any merit or was hard to explain, so I will chose something else. :)
            Why all of the laws? Why can we eat bacon but not do other things in the OT? And why is there so much suffering in the world?

          • Josh A

            What’s right for you is right for you and what’s right for me is right for me is wrong for me because what’s right for me says that what’s right for me must be right for you and what’s right for you is WRONG!! πŸ˜‰ JK

          • Yes… It is so easy to prove illogical! :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Aaaah! My mind is going in circles right now.

          • Oh, wait. I’m not on a muslim ghad…

          • mimeforJesus

            Sounds cool :) It sounds cooler before I know what it is…

          • I know…

          • You know what that is, right?

          • mimeforJesus

            I already answered you!!

          • Oops! We were typing at the same time…

          • mimeforJesus

            No, I prefer to think I read your mind :)

          • That’s right!

          • mimeforJesus

            he’s EVIL?

          • To the core!
            Haven’t you heard of the doctrine of original sin?
            :-)

          • mimeforJesus

            You’re right… I forgot I was conversing with people who know theology and doctrine inside and out. :)
            But you messed up there: Now you’re not evil to the core.

          • I’m evil to the core; it is in Christ that makes us holy before God! That’s the doctrine of Imputed Righteousness…
            :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay, I should stop; I don’t know the terminology, and evidently you do :)
            So what denomination are you affiliated with?

          • I am a Christian. Mostly southern Baptist. :)
            What about you?
            I like to listen to sermons… and Way of the Master Radio.

          • mimeforJesus

            Good question… At first I was in a Southern Baptist church, then for a year we were between churches, then my family found a nondenominational one we agreed with. Now we’re with a very non-Mennonite-but-still-officially-Mennonite church.
            I don’t really know who we agree with most; we considered going to a Presbyterian church, a 1st-Day Adventist church, and many others of numerous denominations :) So, in the end, I have no idea what I am, aside from being a child of God :)

          • Yes! We are at a non denominational church right now. I hate church hopping, but they are important issues!

          • mimeforJesus

            Yeah, I think we’ve only left a church of our own will once; that was because the pastor basically said my parents could either put us kids in Sunday School or leave. My parents decided to leave.
            The rest of the time we moved to a different state, so we had to find a new church.

          • Nice! We don’t do sunday school either. That was one of the reasons that we left one of the churches!

          • Josh A

            Haha I like that..what denomination are you? Christian. πŸ˜›

          • Yes! You can be in any denomination and still not be a true Christian…

          • mimeforJesus

            So what do you think about the all-important grape-juice-or-wine debate?

          • I don’t think that it matters that much! Grape juice is cheaper…
            What about you???

          • mimeforJesus

            Hold on… what do you have in store for me???

          • No Revive for you!!!!
            Muahahaha!!!!!!!!!

          • Just kidding! :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Whew…

          • mimeforJesus

            Noooo!

          • Yes mother! I will show all due respect to someone like you!!!
            :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Haha :) Sonny, isn’t it time for you to be in bed? I’m very strict about bedtimes.

          • If you really worked for the NSA, you would notice his time zone.

          • mimeforJesus

            Oops! Well, I must be really strict!

          • Did they make a mistake when they hired you??? I might need to get you fired!

          • Yes. 8:00? Yours must be soon!!!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Kinda… now it’s my normal bedtime but it’s a weekend so I get to sleep ins ome.

    • New Update.

      Please vote for the prayer group name.
      1. Revive
      2. Redeemed

      • Eva H.

        Hmm….I think I like revive the best, but both are good

      • Gabrielle S.

        I love both of them! Revive makes a little more sense for a prayer group, though.

      • mimeforJesus

        Revive is my favorite :)

      • Revive :-)

      • Even newer update.

        The name for the prayer group is going to be Revive.
        I will keep you all updated on Revive.

        P.S. Does this count as a hard thing?

        • Riley H.

          Absolutley!! I think it’s amazing how you had this idea (I think it was you?), but you didn’t just leave it at the idea stage – you and @programguy:disqus are making it happen! I’m so excited to see what the end result will be :).

          • Then this is probably my first really Christian Hard Thing.

            Anyone doing DHTU?

          • mimeforJesus

            Do Hard Things U? What’s the U for?

          • Riley H.

            Do Hard Things University. I just figured that out myself. I think sign ups ended like two days ago. It was like an online course Brett set up.

          • Hey @Dominic! Most people won’t know about DHTU yet because I only shared it with a really small group as part of a pilot program. But if people are interested in being notified when enrollment opens again, they can sign up here:

            https://dohardthings.leadpages.net/dhtu-enrollment-is-closed/

          • Can you help me?
            I am missing out on DHTU because of where I live.
            What can I do about that?

          • Sam S.

            Me!

          • I am but 3:30 pm Saturday for you is Sunday 9:30 am for me which means I miss out because I’m at church. :(

          • Sam S.

            Woah. I just added a clock for your time on my computer. Seriously. It’s almost 8 P.M. here and you just made it past noon tomorrow. What’s up with that!?

          • mimeforJesus

            Can Dominic tell us what’s going to happen tomorrow? If he’s already there…

          • Yes, I can see the future. And I have Christmas and Easter and everything first.

          • mimeforJesus

            That would be pretty cool :)

          • I know right, I see everything before you do

          • mimeforJesus

            Where do you live?!

          • New Zealand πŸ˜€

          • mimeforJesus

            Lucky you — are you into LOTR? (Cause it was filmed there…) Missing DHTU is a real bummer, though.

          • Cassie

            Not sure whether to act nice-older-sibling/Down-Under-comrade or teasing-older-sibling/typical-Down-Under-rivral here…. I’m Aussie, man. πŸ˜›

          • Dominic

            Aus… oh. Then let me tell you that New Zealand is a leader in lots of sports. Let the games begin…

          • Cassie

            Bring it on! πŸ˜›

          • mimeforJesus

            What is Do Hard Things University?

          • Sam S.
          • mimeforJesus

            Thanks, I already signed up for the updates; I was wondering what I was signing up for updates on! What IS it?

          • Sam S.

            Having attended the first session already that should be pretty easy to answer, right?
            Uh, let’s see. It’s a six-week course about (of all things) doing hard things. Basically it covers all sorts of stuff about it.
            Lol. Very descriptive tonight, huh?

          • mimeforJesus

            Sounds cool :)

        • mimeforJesus

          Yes, ’tis a Hard Thing :)

        • Ruthie C

          I was hoping for Revive but didn’t have time to come on here and vote just yet. :) Yes this is a hard thing!

        • Cassie

          1) Totally a hard thing!
          2) Where where are we going to have Revive again? I heard not on here…

          • We have a .org site that we are setting up.

          • Cassie

            Awesome!

        • Sam S.

          @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus
          I keep trying to reply to your comment, but it keeps disappearing. So I’ll just reply here and hope you see it.

          Revive will be a prayer group of rebelutionaries who meet on another site to share prayer requests. I’m supposed to be setting up the site, but I haven’t been very good at making time to do that. Pray for me! πŸ˜‰ Please pray that God would use this group and that it would be honoring to Him.
          Did I miss anything?

          • Riley H.

            Sam and @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus, there’s no pressure! Don’t feel like we’re all waiting on you to make it happen. If you need any help, just ask. Prayin’!

          • mimeforJesus

            Praying for you and the site :) Time is the most valuable commodity we have, it’s no surprise you don’t have much to spare.

          • I think you summed it up pretty well, Is there a deadline?

          • Ethan H.

            @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus @programguy:disqus
            @Dominic @Sam S.
            I have 5-6 WP themes and I would be happy to give you one if you need them for the site. Just let me know either way.

          • Sam S.

            Thank you very much for the offer; if we were using WordPress, I would gladly accept. I plan to use HumHub.
            humhub.org

          • Ethan H.

            Cool! That looks like it will be perfect! I love open source programs, and web solutions, like Magento (for eCommerce).
            Keep it up, and don’t hesitate to ask for help!

          • Sam S.

            I don’t think so. Do you have one?

          • No…

  • Did you see Sam S’s comment?

    • Ethan H.

      Thanks! I did see it, but could not reply or see my original post due to spam filters. Brett just let me through :)

      I think my reply to Sam S. just came through! (above)

  • If you didn’t, he said…

    I keep trying to reply to your comment, but it keeps disappearing. So I’ll just reply here and hope you see it.

    Revive will be a prayer group of rebelutionaries who meet on another site to share prayer requests. I’m supposed to be setting up the site, but I haven’t been very good at making time to do that. Pray for me! πŸ˜‰ Please pray that God would use this group and that it would be honoring to Him.
    Did I miss anything?

  • Ethan H.

    Wow, 406 comments and counting!

    • Josh A

      Haha if you think that’s a lot check out “What do you like about these discussions?” There’s over a thousand on that one. πŸ˜›

      • Ethan H.

        That shows you how much I know! Or don’t know…
        :)

      • Ethan H.

        On a side note, I really like your short bio on your user info page on Disqus!
        My Cousins live in Columbus and in Carolton, GA. How close is that to you? (or far!)

        • Josh A

          Thanks! Hmm I haven’t heard of Carolton but Columbus is a couple of hours away. :-/

          • Ethan H.

            I think Carolton is an hour N of Atlanta. :)

        • Josh A

          And on my own side note it just started to snow here (*cue happy dance*), which like NEVER happens in GA. πŸ˜›

          • Ethan H.

            Quite honestly, I am sick of the snow! We have had it for a week here in SW Missouri, and it makes it quite hard to get up your 1/2 mile long driveway!
            And the second one is a 4WD stuck and slid of the road.
            I think we have 9 inches now, and it is falling again (wintery mix)!
            How much did you get?

          • mimeforJesus

            You don’t know what you have until it’s gone! I used to live in Michigan, where we had snow all winter, and I didn’t really appreciate it. Now I’m where I don’t get snow, and I wish we had it! You’re making me homesick :) Especially the car – we ahd friends who had a car like taht!

          • Ethan H.

            That’s great… Bringing back memories…
            That’s funny about the car! It looked worse in real life than in the picture. Several flipped off the highway near us.

          • mimeforJesus

            Drivers who don’t now how to drive in the snow, or you have a really bad spot near you?
            I used to live in between two steep hills. The people who didn’t know how to drive in the snow would slow down before they hit the hill going up…

          • Ethan H.

            Really bad, silky slick snow, and a ton of it.

          • Josh A

            Well I would take a picture too but our snow from yesterday is already gone. πŸ˜› I guess about a half-inch maybe? Maybe we could trade. πŸ˜‰

          • I’ll trade with you! We have at least a foot of snow and the temp a couple mornings ago was -19F…

          • Josh A

            -19!!! Wow…in Georgia it’s absurdly cold at positive 19. πŸ˜›

          • Ethan H.

            Have you ever had a power outage due to the weather?

          • Josh A

            Yeah but it was a thunderstorm not snow.

          • What part of GA? Have you gotten any snow yet? It flurried over here but nothing more.

          • Josh A

            North Georgia, hbu? Yeah we had a “heavy flurry” but it stuck for a while, just enough to make driving hard.

          • lol, you had more than we did – we had a few but we could barely see them…We’re in West GA.

          • mimeforJesus

            Hehehe, I got the snow you got flurries from :) Probably two inches, on top of what we had from a few days ago. The most snow we’ve had while I lived here :) Aren’t you jealous, @ilovetolaugh:disqus and @disqus_joshanderson:disqus?

          • mimeforJesus

            Josh A, I know your last name. Muahahahahahaha!

          • Sam S.

            Hehehe. Maybe it’s a fake! His name is really Josh Harris! I am right? Am I right!?

          • mimeforJesus

            Nope, tag him; you’ll see what I mean. Look at his username :)

          • Sam S.

            Dude, I already saw it by putting my pointer over his name. I’m saying that maybe *that’s* a fake! πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            Wow, you’re suspicious! And I didn’t know you could do that…

          • Riley H.

            Do I detect – *ahem* – stalkerish activity, @programguy:disqus?? :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Did you really have to ask?

          • Sam S.

            Come on, Disqus usernames are obvious giveaways. Right???

          • mimeforJesus

            Yes, usernames are giveaways, but you know stuff about people (like me!) that no one else knows. e.g. you know my real first name, if you think about it. Don’t become a stalker, though – you’d be way too good at it!

          • Lucky you! I somehow lost the Disqus email containing the incriminating link. Therefore, I don’t actually know your name.

          • mimeforJesus

            Well, I don’t mind you knowing – here’s a hint. Nathan Tasker would know, too :)

          • So if I ask @nathantasker:disqus privately, he will tell me?

          • mimeforJesus

            No… you, @nathantasker:disqus and i were talking about my name… can’t tell you more :)

          • Now you really have me confused.
            -Nathan knows your real name. (What kind of hint is that?)
            -You, Nathan, and I talked about your names.
            -You don’t mind me knowing your real name.
            -Are you hoping I find out what it is?

          • mimeforJesus

            Well, your questions have been answered, haven’t they?

          • Yep, I know what I wanted to know. Hehehe.

          • Wait…you don’t mind the stalker knowing that kind of thing?

          • mimeforJesus

            What stalker?

          • #samthestalker

          • mimeforJesus

            Nooo! If there’s a stalker on here I have to leave…

          • Tell me…do I know it?? :) I did have a dream that I met you…WEIRD.

          • mimeforJesus

            No, I don’t think so. You met me? What was my name, and what did I look like? If your guess is too similar to reality, this could get really weird!

          • Yeah, @amandabeguerie:disqus, what is her name???

          • mimeforJesus

            All right, already! It’s Laura.

          • For reals?!?!?!?!?

          • mimeforJesus

            Well, it’s what my family and friends call me…

          • mimeforJesus

            I think so… it’s what my friends and family call me :)

          • *happy dance*

          • mimeforJesus

            My name is enough to make you do the happy dance? #Samthestalker?

          • Riley H.

            =D =D I know @mimeforjesus:disqus’s name!!!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Yes, you do. I didn’t know it was so important to everyone!

          • I find it easier to pray for “Laura” than “mimeforJesus”. Just sayin’.

          • mimeforJesus

            I know what you mean…
            Sorry to have to ask this, but would you mind editing my name out? I’d rather just have you folks know, not anyone who comes across this page five years in the future. Kinda like your email address (which I still know, by the way!)

          • Ah, right. I meant to not say it…sorry. Will do :)

          • mimeforJesus

            No need to apologize, you’re okay :)

          • Basic Rules for Disqus-powered Profiles and Discussions
            The following are not allowed anywhere on Disqus, including: comments, discussions, and Disqus profiles.
            […]
            Personally identifiable information posted without consent
            Examples of protected information: credit card number, home/work address, phone number, email address, social security number. Real name isn’t currently covered.

          • So…That means that you violated it when you posted your email address?!?!?

          • without consent

            I thought long and hard before I gave myself consent. πŸ˜€
            What you did was much smarter though! All you did was post a link!

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh, now I see how this works…

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh. No.

          • mimeforJesus

            Heh?

          • It means that Disqus doesn’t have a rule stating that I can’t post your real name without your consent. Don’t worry, I’m not too mean πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh, okay… now I understand :)
            On a different note… how do I stop my printer from printing? I was printing out a 15-page story I’ve been working on, and it’s now on its third time through printing (which means I devoted 45+ pages to my story… my mom’s not going to like that)! Which means I’ve got near 50 pages sitting next to me…

          • mimeforJesus

            Anybody want one of four copies of “The Net”? Not really…

          • You need to clear the print queue. What operating system are you on (i.e. Windows XP)?

          • mimeforJesus

            Windows XP

          • http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946737
            I think you’re going to want Method C.

          • mimeforJesus

            Thank you :) I really should find this information myself, but I don’t want to do anything irreparable to my parents’ computer, if you know what I mean, and stuff on the Net isn’t always safe/reputable.

          • mimeforJesus

            And… you’re praying for me?

          • Yeah :) I put you on my list maybe a few weeks ago. Weeks seem to run together for me these days.

          • mimeforJesus

            Wow, that means a lot to me. Thank you!
            BTW, I’ve still been praying for you about something (at church, I think?) where you’d done one step but you still needed to do step two. You know what I’m talking about? You talked about it on a DQ a couple months ago… Anyway, how’s it going?

          • Hey! Thanks for asking!
            I did it! It went surprisingly well. God really blessed it.

          • mimeforJesus

            Woohoo :)
            Anything else that’s going on in your life?

          • Hmm. Right now I’m dealing with a few friendships ending. People I knew I just don’t see much or at all these days. It’s a little hard sometimes. I just find it hard to keep letting people go like it’s nothing. Most won’t even miss me, but I will miss them. But Jesus will never leave me! Amen!

          • Ok, that’s really amazing.
            I literally could say the exact same thing about me! We moved churches last August, and at the new one, I really don’t fit in with anyone, mostly because I’m homeschooled. And no one at the old church won’t miss me, but i’ll miss them. I really only have one friend that I see maybe every other month at most. It’s hard. But I really think God is using this for my good, and growing me closer to Him. I defiantly have grown spiritually. You really can’t relate to the feelings unless you’ve been there. I know how you feel!

          • Praying for you, Sam.

          • Thank you, Rachel.

          • mimeforJesus

            Ouch, I know your pain. (Is there a sadder emoticon than :(? Cause I’d use it right now!)
            I’ll definitely be praying for both you and @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus!

          • Thank you.

          • mimeforJesus

            You’re very welcome. I’ve moved two times that I can remember, so I’ve lost more friends than I want to count.
            If you ever just want to talk to someone (vent, chat, commiserate, whatever), I’m available. Same goes for you, @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus :)

          • I prefer to not vent in front of the whole world, but thank you very much for the offer. I will keep it in mind. :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Sure, makes sense. Wish I could give you my email, but my parents don’t want me to…

          • Yeah, I understand.

          • Yeah, thanks for the offer! I will start right now…
            I am so, so sick….
            Nevermind.

          • mimeforJesus

            Ha. Ha. Ha. πŸ˜€

          • Thank you!

          • mimeforJesus

            If you look at my answer to Sam S, I talked to you too :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Hold on, “to protect the guilty”?! And of what exactly am I guilty, Sir Sam?

          • You really want me to tell everyone? πŸ˜€

          • mimeforJesus

            Sure…

          • You stole a copyrighted image from mlive.com and then kept your identity hidden so we, uh, couldn’t identify you. But we will find you….

          • mimeforJesus

            Uh-huh. What is mlive.com, exactly?
            And you will never find me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          • Hey, don’t be quite so sure.
            Haha. You don’t even know what it is. They do newspapers all over Michigan. The picture you stole (originally?) from an article they did about a mime team in Detroit.

          • Let’s get my devision of the FBI on her!

          • mimeforJesus

            No… anything but that!!!!!! *Pleading face*

          • Well…okay. I guess I wont. :–D

          • mimeforJesus

            Thank you! :) Now I won’t release my virus onto Revive as soon as it’s up and running. (In my dreams… I know nothing about computers)

          • mimeforJesus

            Really?
            Sorry, I read the Wretched Seagull :) (If you know what that is, I”ll be amazed!)
            So my profile pic is from the article?

          • Yes, you are.
            *whispering* Hurry, @programguy:disqus! Give me any evidence you can dream up!

          • mimeforJesus

            lol :)
            What would you do with such information, pray tell?

          • Um, I don’t know! Let me think of something…
            Oh! Pray!

          • Ah yes, the answer to everything.

          • Yes!

          • mimeforJesus

            Well, if that’s all…

          • mimeforJesus

            Meaning, if you wouldn’t do anything to me…

          • *whispering* Don’t worry! I didn’t even have to dream this one up!

          • mimeforJesus

            You didn’t?

          • No, I didn’t have to dream it! It was true; I just had to deduce it.

          • mimeforJesus

            Hmmm… How did I lose this file from mlive.com? Cause it’s not on my computer! How do I know you didn’t steal it?

          • mimeforJesus

            Cool… I betray my Michigan roots without even knowing it!

          • Great! Let’s get her!

          • mimeforJesus

            *whiny voice* Whyyyyyyy? And FYI, your whispers carry a long way!

          • Aghh!! I missed it!! How could I have missed it?!

          • mimeforJesus

            I’m *removed*. Now, because you should be getting an email because I’m replying to you, I”ll edit it out right away.

          • Whoa! Mind=blown! I Never thought of you having a real name. XD

          • mimeforJesus

            Right? For me it’s hard to think of @programguy:disqus as more than Candy Corn :) I mean, that’s the image that pops into my head, not some guy who actually looks like a person…

          • I’m not a real person.

          • Josh A

            Haha that was that weird blob of candy corn I saw walking around the other day. πŸ˜› And people think a guitar walking around is weird. πŸ˜‰

          • I will play you…

          • Josh A

            Oh yeah?? I will EAT you bwahahaha! πŸ˜‰

          • Oh yeah?? I will DIE!!!

          • mimeforJesus

            You guys… whenever I get on here, I end up laughing – and so does my sister when I show her the nutty teenagers on here :) She says I’ve found my place in the world…

          • mimeforJesus

            Can either of you ride a bicycle? That would be even weirder :)

          • Hehehe. Yes I can!

          • mimeforJesus

            Candy corn riding a bicycle… I have to meet you sometime!

          • mimeforJesus

            You’re not?

          • Mwhahahaha!! I like to keep you guessing.

          • mimeforJesus

            That’s for sure… But now I know: I’ll recognize you when I see candy-corn riding a bicycle down a Michigan street :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Whaaaat?!

          • No, I’m just a fake…. OF COURSE I’M A REAL PERSON. Don’t believe everything you read these days!
            Hey, wait a sec! Maybe I’m a robot. I’ll have to think about that one….

          • “Here’s what I found on the web…”
            I think you’re more than silicon!

          • mimeforJesus

            Your’e a fake. I mean, you don’t even have a picture… and who really looks like a clownfish jumping over the moon?

          • I do too have a picture!

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay, okay. I meant you don’t have a picture that proves you exist. But I forgot that you’ve emailed folks on here and you’re fanatical about *whispered so I don’t attract the French toast monsters* French toast. That proves you are human – I’ve never met a robot who loves *whispered* French toast like you do :)

          • I’m going to eat an omelet very soon. #happydance

          • GodsThespian

            And why were you eating an #happydance omelet for dinner? That would never happen at my house! (okay, except if my parents were gone and we felt like eating something that didn’t make many dishes.)

          • I love those things! And the last time I had had one was very long before then.

          • GodsThespian

            Hmmm, okay… More or less than *whispered* French toast?

          • A bit less.

          • Josh A

            ME FRENCH TOAST MONSTER. GRRR ME NEED FRENCH TOAST. WHISPER NO WORK HAHAHA. πŸ˜‰

          • I like the way you talk!

          • GodsThespian

            Loi :)

          • Yes! I Think that if I saw Sam on the street I would expect him to be wearing a candy corn outfit (or be a living breathing piece of candy corn) and if I saw you on the street I’d expect you to look like a mime, so if I do run into you someday, pardon me if I call you mimeforJesus not *your real top secret spy name*.

          • Someday you’re going to find out that I don’t look like candy corn….one of these days.

          • Perhaps. When I heard your voice on DHTU two sessions ago, I was surprised that your voice didn’t sound all high pitched and candy corn like. (No joke.)

          • Oh. Uh, yeah. Haha. I don’t know what candy corn sounds like. I guess I need to listen harder.

          • It’s actually quite pleasant once you get over the squeaking waxy orange noise. πŸ˜›

          • mimeforJesus

            Haha, it would be really weird to hear a voice that didn’t sound like candy-corn! Is your voice higher than most? Just guessing from your profile pic…

          • mimeforJesus

            So what do you look like?

          • I believe I look like a clown fish jumping over the cows as they sail past the moon on a gentle Thursday evening on a day that snow had fallen and had frozen all the lions so they couldn’t eat Daniel and Benaiah. Hehehe. Oh, I forgot to mention that there was pizza.

          • Josh A

            Hahahaha what on earth? Lol what about that Egyptian with a spear? Did he get frozen too? πŸ˜› #biblenerds
            And hey if you get this twice I apologize…that’s what I get for being lazy and trying to respnd to something on my Disqus homepage…

          • Why can’t I think of an Egyptian with a spear??? Where is that?

          • Josh A

            1 Chronicles 11:22-24 :-)

          • Ohhhh. That Egyptian. Yeah. He got frozen to the spear because he wouldn’t let it go.
            *facepalm*

          • That’s how I always pictured you! Oh yeah, don’t forget the Sword of the Spirit!
            And, it is candy corn pizza….

          • Oh right! I forgot about the Sword!
            But no, it’s bacon pizza.

          • Haha, Bacon beats candy corn anytime for me!!! Especially on pizza…

          • Riley H.

            Lol! Wow. :)

          • I know! He should be a model…

          • Who me?

          • If you look like that!!!!
            I think ill just grab your picture from some of my sources and see if they match…

          • What source is that?

          • It’s classified! I can’t tell you that!
            Besides, I have to think of one!!!

          • Cool off buddy, just wait πŸ˜‰

          • Oh no! I know what’s coming…*vice tightening*

          • What’s coming? I’m scared! πŸ˜‰

          • I’m scared to! You have a lot of leverage… You’re the one tightening the vice!!! I could send you the virus that I sent the others…. But I won’t.
            :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Yeah, do that… if he looks like Nemo I’ll be really surprised! Of course, @programguy:disqus didn’t try and say he looks like that, he just said he *believes* that he looks like that. It provides a nice loophole when you show us all what he really looks like :)

          • Oh good thing you noticed–even I didn’t think of that part! Hehehe!

          • mimeforJesus

            I should have kept my mouth shut…

          • mimeforJesus

            Yes… everyone knows clownfish look good in everything!

          • mimeforJesus

            Cool :) I caught most of that! The pizza is awesome… But who was Benaiah?

          • He’s one of my favorite guys in the Bible. See 2 Samuel 23:20-23.

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh, now I see…

          • Josh A

            Whaaaat goshhhh read your BIBLE @mimeforjesus:disqus. πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰ JK Benaiah was one of David’s mighty men, captain of his bodyguard, killed Joab, and later became commander of the army of Israel. #biblenerd =)

          • If you asked me about him two years ago I would have had no clue.

          • Riley H.

            Josh, you sounded like a teenage girl in that first sentence :):)

          • Josh A

            Lol good that was the sound I was going for πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            I second you!

          • mimeforJesus

            All right! I actually do need to read my Bible more…

          • mimeforJesus

            It’s all so clear now!

          • mimeforJesus

            I think living, breathing candy corm would be more fun :)
            I will pardon you for calling me my screen name. Now we have to meet so I’ll get a chance to pardon you :) Speaking of names, how do you pronounce your last name?

          • I agree. :)

            True true! Haha I knew someone would ask at some point! It’s french, but we pronounce it the same way you would pronounce Gregory. Except with a B instead of a Gr. :)

          • Ohhhhhhhhhhh. Thanks!

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh, cool :) My lat name is boring… no question how it’s pronounced.

          • Josh A

            Hello, *removed*, I’m Josh! Are you new here? πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            Literally laughing out loud over here…
            I’m no newer than you :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Are you asking what it was? I just remove it after I say it because while I don’t mind people in on the discussion knowing, I don’t want any random person (stalker perhaps?) seeing my name months or years later, ya know?

          • Josh A

            Naw I caught it. πŸ˜‰ It’s funny though, I had a next door neighbor with that name who was about my age that moved to Texas when I was like 2. πŸ˜› #whatarethechancesitwasyou

          • mimeforJesus

            No, it wasn’t me; I never moved to Texas. It would be really cool-but-weird if I met one of my childhood friends on here, though…

          • Okay. I don’t think I’ve ever actually met you. Therefore this information is completely humorus and I do not give any credit to it as far as reality.

            You had blonde hair, glasses, your name was Deirdre, and you played basketball. I’m Pretty sure my imagination made all that up.

          • Lol. Good thing that isn’t her name…I can’t say Deirdre.

          • mimeforJesus

            Nor can I…

          • mimeforJesus

            No, I don’t think we’ve ever met. It would be fun if we did met sometime, though :)

            Okay, that’s just about the opposite of me. I wondered what I was like!
            In real life, I have brown hair, no glasses, and basketball is one of the sports I’m worst at. (Coming from me, that means I’m really bad at it!)

          • Oh yeah. So I realized this a few days ago…that’s actually the description of a book character I read about a few months ago, but her name is Desiree (which is actually kinda kinda close to Deirdre). So…yeah, it’s all made up. Lol.

          • mimeforJesus

            Sorry I didn’t answer sooner… somehow I lost this email :(
            That’s cool, I’m glad you thought I was a book character :) I can think of worse things I could be compared to…

          • Riley H.

            Yes, I give you that. So I guess you’re innocent in that one area…

          • But then there’s James 2:10…. :(

          • Riley H.

            :) Wow, that was a great off-the-top-of-your-head reference. But then, that applies to all of us. Youch.

          • mimeforJesus

            Most people I know don’t use Scripture references in their arguments… You made my day!

          • I was arguing against myself and I made your day. -_- Haha.

          • mimeforJesus

            Yep. It wouldn’t have been as funny if it was against someone else…

          • Lol! πŸ˜€

          • Josh A

            Gosh y’all are like secret agents or something. πŸ˜› and nooooo :-)

          • Sam S.

            I like your new username :)
            Yeah, I notice all kinds of things on the internet. Most people don’t know or care enough to notice. So everyone thinks I’m creepy. Lol I can’t deny it.

          • mimeforJesus

            Yeah, you’re kinda creepy at times…

          • Ethan H.

            Maybe you can find it out! See above.

          • Sam S.

            Yep!! Got it!
            Nice pics btw πŸ˜‰

          • Ethan H.

            Good work! You can report that to your superiors in the NSA! You might even get a promotion!
            Lets see if @mimeforjesus:disqus can do as well. :)
            Thanks!

          • Haha. No. I couldn’t really tell the NSA anything that they don’t already know about someone else if I found it online.

          • Yep. They read every email and text message, and listen to every phone call. Just make sure you say things that you want them to hear!
            Trust me!

          • I figured it out! Mwahahaha :-)

          • How many β€œRebelutionaries” are there that really work for the NSA? Or maybe a different spy organization?
            Just kidding!

          • Thanks! It’s one of my all-time favorite songs (and movies)! :-)

          • Jesus Loves Me is also a great one by Chris Tomlin… Not David Crowder, though. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8gKXu6J2wE

          • I love that song! Are you familiar with Hillsong Young & Free?

          • Listening to Alive right now!!!

          • Me too! Thanks for the suggestion!

          • Nathanael Barker

            another good group,if you like rock, is pillar. great christian band!

          • I’ll have to look them up!!! Thanks!

          • I have, but I am not to familiar. What are your song recommendations???

            :)

          • Haylie

            “Alive” is really good :) (sorry to totally butt in on this conversation :p)

          • Go ahead! That is an AWESOME song!!

          • Haylie

            Have any of y’all heard the Britt Nicole/ Owl City song, “You’re Not Alone” ? It’s pretty sweet :)

          • I know that song. It’s pretty good.

          • Yup. It’s really good! :)

          • mimeforJesus

            I looked it up :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Have you heard Mandisa’s song “Born for This”? It’s based off of the story of Esther; it’s not very popular, but it should be. One of my favorites!

          • Haylie

            I think i have heard it once or twice… I love the story of Esther :)

          • YES! I was almost shocked the first time I heard it… Listen to it with good quality speakers. :)
            I don’t know why the album is not popular. It is called Music Inspired by The Story.

          • mimeforJesus

            I love that whole album :) Especially “I Am” and “Good” and… well, all of the songs πŸ˜‰

          • Ruthie C

            lol I do that all the time… hopefully I’m not too annoying…

          • Haylie

            lol, I know right?

          • I agree with Haylie… Alive, Wake, and Sinking Deep are a few of my favorites. Pursue on their new album is pretty good too.

          • Ruthie C

            Have you heard their new Christmas single Noel?

          • I saw the album when it came out on Spotify but never had a chance to hear it :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Movie??? How do I find it?

          • The background picture is taken from The Passion. As far as I know, there isn’t a How He Love Us movie yet…

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay, that would have been a cool movie :)

          • Definitely :)

          • mimeforJesus

            I’m one of them! Okay, not really. But I will be looking into your name; haven’t had time for the past couple of days, but I will discover your secret :)

          • mimeforJesus

            You’re not creepy, you’d just be really good at being creepy :)

          • Ah! That’s more like it!

          • mimeforJesus

            Anything to keep you from reporting me to my superiors at the top-secret organization πŸ˜›

          • What secret organization is that? Oh, right. It’s a secret. πŸ˜›

          • mimeforJesus

            lol :) The secret organization Ethan H thought we were part of, but it’s a secret so I suppose we can’t talk about it. But wait — we’re talking about it on a public forum… Well, my cover’s been blown again.

          • Man, you need some work! Obviously, you forgot everything about online posting that you learned in Langley, Virginia while you were there!

          • mimeforJesus

            Never been in Langley, Virginia… You’re obviously not well-connected :) If you were, you’d know that πŸ˜›

          • Maybe you work for the NSA. Langley is CIA headquarters. πŸ˜€
            Maybe I am well connected!

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay… that makes sense. And I don’t work for the CIA – the CIA and my branch compete for funds so we don’t like each other. (It’s fun to make up stories!)

          • Ahh… you work for the DHS?
            I knew it!

            Yes, it is. :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Sure… why not? DHS sounds good to me :)

          • The department of homeland security is about to run out of money. That’s who you work for!

          • mimeforJesus

            Aw, I didn’t want to have to look for new employment…

            I wonder if there are actually teens who work for DHS! That’d be funny, if they were watching this conversation :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh floodles, my cover’s been blown!

          • Josh A

            Floodles???? :-)

          • mimeforJesus

            It’s a Blimey-Cow-ism. In training, we were told that secret agents posing as homeschooled Rebelutionary teens had to know that channel. This one is from their video on Bad Words, or it’s from the one on modern music (I think).

          • Ruthie C

            I think they use it in both.

          • That’s a good guess! That would be cool.

          • Ethan H.

            Funny! josh Ander**n!
            Do you know mine? You can find out from a post…

          • mimeforJesus

            No, I don’t, but crazy question: is it Hart, by any chance?

          • Ethan H.

            Nope! Not even close. It is very easy, really. It is is a link in one of my posts. A top secret agent like you should have this covered!!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay, I just wondered because I knew an Ethan Hart, and we kinda moved to different states three years ago. It would have been weird but great to find him on here :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Hmmm, I don’t know what it is… I’ll see if I can figure it out later, when I have more time.

          • Josh A

            No. :-)

          • Josh A

            Ohhh does that pop up when you tag me….oops. πŸ˜‰ That’s OK it’s a really common name, I’ve been introduced to another Josh A______ Let me test…..@disqus_joshanderson:disqus

          • Josh A

            Yikes it does that’s all right no one else will ever know hehehe.

          • Josh A

            Now…@disqus_joshwhatshislastname:disqus #noonewilleverknow

          • mimeforJesus

            I’ve run into other people with my first name, but no one with my last name too :)

          • Haha, not really… :) I wouldn’t mind snow but it’s relatively warm here today so i’m not complaining!! πŸ˜€

          • mimeforJesus

            It got up to 40 today here – and we still have snow on the ground!

          • Here, it’s rained at 20 degrees, and as soon as it hit the ground it froze (the roads were horrible!) :-)

          • mimeforJesus

            Somehow it feels wrong to upvote that…

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Hey! How’d the move go? What kind of place do you live in now?(country,city,podunk etc.) And yes quite random but I’ve been wanting to ask you.

          • mimeforJesus

            Well, it’s still up in the air. I haven’t moved yet; we’re still waiting for some pieces to fall into place so that we know if we’re moving or not. My dad says we might know this next week. I hope so! Not knowing where I’ll be next Fall isn’t easy to make plans around.
            We’re moving to the Midwest – about two hours away from Ottawa, actually. (That’s why I was wondering when you were talking to Nathan Tasker about PA…)

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Okay, gotcha. And yeah totally understand that! And yes! Understandable. :) Okay. It’s like this: Grew up in Northern, PA in Uniondale, lived there until I was 9, then moved to Penns Creek, PA and resided there until 2013. In 2013 I decided it would be best for me spiritually and academically to go to Ottawa, KS to live with my sister and brother-in-law. But most of my family is still in Penns Creek and that’s where I call home and spend the summer and Christmas break until I graduate out of high-school.

          • mimeforJesus

            Two homes… and I thought my move was a big deal! That’s got to make it hard to make good friends in either place.
            So how spiritually better? If you ever don’t want to answer me that’s okay; I just like to know people, especially if I’m praying for them :)

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Haha yep, and no, not really, in both places I’ve found teens who are focused on becoming desciples and soldiers for Christ, so in KS I’ve got two great teen friends who have their focused on what’s important, and in PA I have one. :) So I get along pretty well. Okay, so at home, (PA), there’s a very bad spiritual environment. Like, smoking, drinking, bad songs, etc in the house. And all this is behind the back of my Christian mother who doesn’t have a husband or older Christian children at the house any more. And at KS, I”m living with my pastor-teacher brother in law, and my sister where there isn’t dark temptations within the very walls of the house. And going to a Christian school and a good Church. So there yahh have it.

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Wait!!! I didn’t reply to this yet? Oops. lol

          • mimeforJesus

            Methinks you did… :)

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Oh good! Hey Shakespeare says methinks too! lol I’m terrible at navigating computers! πŸ˜›

          • mimeforJesus

            That’s where I learned it… Well, actually I learned it from Veggietales’ “Omelet,” but I would have eventually learned it from Shakespeare anyway :)

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Haha I’ve never seen it. Reading, writing, and the outdoors encased the majority of my childhood years.(oh and TONS of candy) The fact that I’m still fit and in shape is a miracle in and of itself. πŸ˜€

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh, I see… You sound a lot like me, actually, except for the candy — my mom is big into health food. I’ve been reading since I was three (and reading everything in sight), and my brother and I were outside as much as we could be for a long time. Then we moved in-town when I was eight, and I couldn’t be outside during school hours :(
            Mostly I know Veggietales because we’d watch it on rainy days or when my mom needed me out from underfoot. Or from when my younger siblings would watch it :)

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Yeah, well our metabolisms got us through okay. πŸ˜‰ Haha. Gotcha, I didn’t move into a “town” until I was 9. But that “town” is so small it doesn’t have a single gas station. :) But where I am in Kansas there’s about 15,000 people within city limits. Oh okay, gotcha. Oh by the way if you look in my recent comments you’ll see one sent to Haylie about competing in Missouri.

          • GodsThespian

            Sounds almost like my town… it was more a group of houses around the community college, then we had a gas station, a Walmart, and for some reason TONS of fast-food places and a couple of hotels in the middle of nowhere.
            Yes, I did see your comment to Haylie… it sounds amazing!
            How’s the Rebelutionary conference idea coming along?

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Yep. Sounds like an interesting…ish town. Maybe. Haha Okay good, well Brett emailed us back and gave us feedback. We’re just still kinda deciding if an when and with what team we’re gonna get this off the ground. Commitment….such a very relevant word aye?

          • GodsThespian

            Yeah, commitment is relevant there. Wish I could help, but my summer’s gonna be kinda busy… unfortunately. Maybe next year!

          • Isaiah Rodriguez

            Yeah, well we’re planning on fundraisinf from now until summer of 2016 so we’ll have funds and a solid foundation for our conference, so maybe you’ll be able to after all. :) If everything pans out that is.

          • GodsThespian

            Okay, well maybe I can help! That’d be great :)

          • You should of seen our roads! Last Saturday was an exercise in driving while slipping around and not trying to get in a wreck at the same time :-(

          • Riley H.

            I feel ya!! We just got over a foot of snow, and yeah it was close to -20 like two days ago!!! The fun of being a northerner. :) @disqus_joshanderson:disqus I’d take GA weather anytime!

          • Ethan H.

            We live in the North of the South, so we get some of both. I think our coldest this year was around -5, with a windchill.

          • Same here. Thursday the wind-chill was -31 degrees!

          • Ruthie C

            haha right now we have at least a foot of snow too and more is piling on thick. I don’t know how cold it is, but not quite that cold.

          • Ethan H.

            I would LOVE to trade! Swimming in December in the lake, shorts and short sleeves to family’s house on Christmas Day, etc for slipping and sliding up and down an ice coated driveway, week long power outages, and more. :)

            But not as bad as @steelersfan08:disqus and his weather. I’m not complaining; I have a lot to be thankful for! People in Missouri usually don’t evaporate when they step outside the front door in August!

    • Dominic

      Lots of the comments aren’t even related to the article.

      • Thats right!

      • Eva H.

        Hey, do either you or @programguy:disqus have an update on how Revive is coming along so far?

        • I’m making changes to HumHub to make it fit our situation better. I ran into a difficulty that I don’t know quite how to work around. The problem is I have never tried to do something quite like that before so I don’t know how to do it right. (Anybody here familiar with the Yii framework?)
          I guess I can work on some other details while I try to figure that part out. I’ve been fairly busy so I haven’t worked on this as much as I would like to.

          • Eva H.

            You have already done way more than I could ever do or know how to do, so don’t get discouraged! Yeah, I have no idea what Yii framework even is, so I can’t help you there :)
            I saw in an earlier comment that you asked for people to pray. I’ll be praying that you don’t get too overwhelmed with all this. Thanks for putting the time and effort you have put into this, it means a lot!

          • Thanks!

          • Dominic

            I have no idea what a Yii Framework is either but there are heaps of video tutorials on Youtube.
            Anything you need me to do?

          • I just made some huge progress on how to deploy the site. I might have it up enough for you to take a look at today or tomorrow.
            Then I can go back to working on features.

          • Great! That is exiting!
            Keep it up!

          • Dominic

            Wow that’s good. I can’t wait to see your handywork. πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            Is this for us others to look at, or just Dominic?

          • Just Dominic (and probably Ethan) to begin with. Sorry.
            A secret agent like you may be able to find the site and hack your way in, right? :)

          • Do you think we need to up our security budget to ward off @mimeforjesus:disqus and the malicious attacks?

          • My sources can get a hold of her IP address so we can ban it…till it changes. :/

          • We might have to do that unless she proves otherwise. :)
            PS I just sent you an email.

          • Yup!!
            I’m already on it :)

          • Great!

          • mimeforJesus

            You would ban me? I never did anything to you… yet.

          • mimeforJesus

            Yes, that is totally necessary.

          • mimeforJesus

            Yes, but I won’t try, in deference to your wishes :)
            In all honesty, I don’t know much about computers — except that I don’t know much about them.

          • What part will the Yii framework be used for? It is for web apps, so is this part of HumHum? Sorry i’m not much help!

          • HumHub is based on the Yii framework. It’s pretty much the basis for everything.
            I have a free hosting account with x10hosting.com. I am hosting another HumHub site with them and we reach the resource limit rather frequently. That’s with about 20 people, and most of them aren’t online at the same time. The biggest problems happen when we try to use the private messaging like a chat room. I think I know a way to make that significantly better though.
            Do you have some good hosting or something?

          • We have a couple of websites (3) on an unlimited paid bluehost account, that we may be able to use if you are interested. If you want, email me at a temporary email address: http://shilohhillssoaps.com/temp and I can give you some more details. Let me know either way!

          • Dominic

            Thanks for the help!!

          • Sure! You can email me as well, and we can do a group email if you want. Use the above link. :)

        • mimeforJesus

          Everyone. Pray for my dad. He’s. Sick not sure wats up. Thanks?

          • I’m praying!

          • Me too! Do you know what is wrong? The flu? Worse?

          • Josh A

            Praying! Keep us filled in. :-)

          • Nathanael Barker

            Will be praying for him through out the day. Hope he gets better.

          • Riley H.

            Praying!! Hey, how did your move go?

          • mimeforJesus

            My move is still up in the air. If I end up moving, I might find out definitively this next week.

          • Riley H.

            Alright. I’ll be praying. I don’t remember if you told me before…where will you (maybe) be moving to?

          • mimeforJesus

            The Midwest. It’s a culture I’m more used to, but I like where I am.

          • Riley H.

            Anywhere near Indy??

          • mimeforJesus

            No… I used to live in KY, though. I’m going to be further northwest than than… I think. My geography’s terrible! I know I’ll be further West, not so sure about North.

          • Wisconsin area, maybe? :)

          • mimeforJesus

            No… Wait a minute, what town are you in? I have many friends who are from there/live there.

          • I’m in the Green Bay area

          • mimeforJesus

            Cool :) Do you know the town Westby, by any chance?

          • Not really, it’s on the other side of the state :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Ohhh…

          • Riley H.

            It all depends on your vantage point. More West than North if North is north of KY? Or more North than West if West is west of Indy?? Jk πŸ˜‰

          • Dominic

            Or more South then North if North is South of East.

          • mimeforJesus

            Am I supposed to understand this, @Rhanx97:disqus and @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus?

          • Riley H.

            It’s clear as crystal to me…

          • mimeforJesus

            And it’s clear as tea to me. It’s getting clearer, though…

          • I recently found out that the mission trip I’m going on this summer is in Indy, and my first thought when I saw the sheet was Hey, that’s where Riley lives… :)

          • Riley H.

            Lol. Yep, I’m Indy!! That’s kind of a weird thought…you’re taking a mission trip to Indianapolis? And I’m the one who feels like I need to go out into all the world…:)

          • :) Yeah, it’s kind of an intesting idea. We do a lot of community service work on the trip, but the sad thing is because it’s closer to home and not that expensive a lot of kids treat it like a vacation or road trip :(

          • Riley H.

            Well, if I look out my window and see a bunch of kids picking up trash out on the streets and handing packages out to homeless people, and one of the girls has a t-shirt that says, “Hi, My Name is Sam Wegner!” in big letters…then I’ll wave at you :).

          • LOL! In that case, I guess I need to start making t-shirts πŸ˜€

          • Dominic

            Wait, are you moving out of the house or your family moving?

          • mimeforJesus

            Family

          • mimeforJesus

            It’s a whole-family move. I’m 16 – moving out on my own is a scary notion.

          • Dominic

            I was just asking because I didn’t know how old you were.
            I’m 15 so I understand. πŸ˜‰

          • Emma

            I’ll be praying for you!

          • mimeforJesus

            Thank you!

          • Haylie

            Praying <3

          • Eva H.

            I’m praying!

          • Praying!! :)

          • Emma

            Praying!

          • mimeforJesus

            Hey @disqus_yezUL85qzj:disqus, @samwegner:disqus, @MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus, @alliehaylie:disqus @Rhanx97:disqus, @nathanaelbarker:disqus, @disqus_joshwhatshislastname:disqus, @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus, @programguy:disqus – my dad’s doing much better :) Looks like it was just a hard-hitting flu, but he passed out (never happened before) and then I freaked out. Thank you for the support! πŸ˜€

          • Good to hear…I’m glad it was nothing horribly serious! : )

          • Josh A

            Great! Glad he’s better! :-)

          • Riley H.

            Oh that’s great. Thanks for letting us know! Yay!

          • Emma

            Glad he’s better.

          • Nathanael Barker

            No problem, I believe it is our duty as Christians to help pray over someone. Glad he getting better!

        • Hey guys, I just found out a friend of mine friend lost her dad this morning. It was totally unexpected. Could you pray for their family in this heart-breaking time? (Her name is Elise)

          • mimeforJesus

            Whew! Yes, I’ll be praying for Elise and her family.

          • Eva H.

            Oh, I’m so sorry! I’m praying.

          • Ruthie C

            I’m praying for Elise’s family!

          • I’ve been praying for her. So tragic. I can’t even imagine that.

          • mimeforJesus

            Same here. I can’t imagine losing my dad…

          • I know… I’ve lost people I love, but losing a parent is something I can’t even being to fathom

          • Yes. Me too.

          • Emma

            Praying for her!

        • Emma

          Hey guys, I need some advice. I made a post about a friend. Well this same friend was walking home with me one day and she said that she had a problem. She wouldn’t tell me what the problem was, but she said that every person she told the problem to, they would always say the same thing. Pray. Then she said I am praying but its not working. How should I reaspond to that?

          • Josh A

            Hmmm…maybe pray yourself and ask God to help you tell your friend the right things. Without knowing her problem there’s really not much else you can do…anyone got anything better?

          • Not me. It seems like the answer is always “pray”. I always feel that there must be something more, but can never think of it, you know? I think one of the biggest things we can do is obey God. *mind blanks out*

          • Josh A

            Hey Sam random question have you ever had a comment say “Hold, on this is waiting to be approved by the Rebelution”? If so, do you know how to fix it?

          • You probably used a word that is on the blacklist. It doesn’t mean it’s necessarily a bad word or anything, but it triggered the censor. I think there are other conditions that could require moderation. Basically you need to wait for a moderator to approve your comment. As far as I know, Brett and Christopher are the only moderators on the Rebelution. Don’t worry, Brett usually approves it pretty quickly.

          • Josh A

            Hey ignore my next few posts please I’ve narrowed the “naughty” word down to one of 5 I’m testing to see which one it is…

          • Josh A

            Hijack.

          • Josh A

            Bazillion. (this feels weird posting random words)

          • Josh A

            Nutshell.

          • Yep! H*ll (replace that with an e) is one of them.

          • Josh A

            And thanks btw :-)

          • Josh A

            AHAHAHAHAHA I figured out the word its he*l which I guess can be used as a curse word…thanks a lot!

          • mimeforJesus

            So why were you using that word…?
            I had a comment like that too; now I figured out why :)

          • Josh A

            I was talking about heaven and h*ll on the latest discussion question. Don’t worry, I wasn’t cursing, I promise. :-)

          • mimeforJesus

            I was just thinking this looks like a fun discussion, that’s all :)

          • Yes. Thanks Brett!

          • mimeforJesus

            I dunno, but I’ll be praying for the two of you :)

          • Eva H.

            Well, you can’t really say anything to her if she’s not willing to listen, which I don’t know if that’s the case. Otherwise, all you can really do is continue to love her and build her up. I know she probably knows this, but our prayers always “work” if we ask with right motives. Sometimes it takes awhile, and I know from experience, but God will answer. I’ll be praying too!

        • We are working on getting the bugs worked out and modifying some thing to fit our needs. Be sure to thank @Sam S.; he is working hard on it!

          • Lol. You’re the one putting up with me! πŸ˜€

          • Hey, you’re a pleasure to work with! Always polite and patient. πŸ˜€

          • Thanks

          • mimeforJesus

            Thank you both! @programguy:disqus @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus

          • Haylie

            Yeah, you guys are de bomb!

          • Honestly, that sounds dangerous.

            *whispers* Hey, Ethan! Who told them we are dangerous? They weren’t supposed to know that yet!

          • I’m just a nice person!
            *whisper* Yeah! That was part of the trap. We have to fake them again!

          • Haylie

            =D

          • mimeforJesus

            Whenever I come on here, I can expect to laugh :)
            You guys are hilarious!!! @programguy:disqus, @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus and @alliehaylie:disqus

          • Haylie

            Bahaha! you guys are busted πŸ˜‰

          • Not yet we are not! Mwhahahaha!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Indeed :)

          • Sure! Don’t know about Sam, but I’m having fun!

          • I just had my quota of fun.

          • Yes! Sam takes two steps forward, and I take one back. :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Lol :)

          • Nathanael Barker

            What is Revive? Can I join?

          • Revive is going to be a website that you can share your prayer requests on for other people to pray for. It is still in the making. Is this accurate, @programguy:disqus ?

          • Yeah, that’s pretty much it. Anyone can join!

          • Nathanael Barker

            Sweet! sounds like a great idea. Keep me updated!

          • Allie Blue

            Hey, that sounds awesome.

          • Yeah! Making progress!

          • I’m making big progress tonight!!!

          • Good!

          • Emma

            Thanks @Sam S, and @Ethan H.

          • @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus too!

          • Eva H.

            Thanks @programguy:disqus, @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus, @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus and @everyoneelsewhohelped too! Can’t wait for the site to be up and running!

          • mimeforJesus

            I agree @everyoneelsewhohelpedtoo!

          • @programguy:disqus is doing most all of the work!

          • Riley H.

            Yay! I’m excited. :) Thanks everyone!

        • Emma

          Hey can you guys pray for me. This week, at school we have to make timelines about how old the earth is. My school is a public school, so my teacher says that the earth is billions od years old. I have really struggled with keeping calm. Please pray that I would stay calm, and keep true thoughts in my mind.

          • Josh A

            Praying! =)

          • Praying!!!

          • Eva H.

            I’m praying!

          • Praying!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Yep, praying :)
            Have fun!

          • That’s tough. I don’t know what to tell you, except that we will be praying for you. Keep us posted!

          • Emma

            I’ll keep you guys posted! I’m on my weekend right now, so I don’t have to worry about it until Monday. Do you know some verses that I could look for, so that I can keep true thoughts in my mind?

          • Ecclesiastes 3:7 comes to mind. There is a time to speak up, and a time to remain quiet. It’s important to know the difference. (And if you’re anything like me, it can be a struggle to keep calm and not start an argument at times!) Be the one who reflects Christ with respect, truth, and evidence. I’ll be praying for you!! May God use you in mighty ways! πŸ˜€

            Also it wouldn’t hurt to brush up the evidence supporting a young earth. Creation.com and Answers in Genesis are both really good sites. I ran across this article in my research: http://www.earthage.org/youngearthev/evidence_for_a_young_earth.htm
            The site’s graphic design could use a little work, but it’s got tons of evidence. :)

            I’m actually in a similar situation. The evolution unit my biology class was supposed to do weeks ago got pushed back and starts Monday. Please be praying that I stand strong and keep my head throughout it. : ) God bless you!

          • Emma

            Thank you so much @samwegner:disqus! I have looked at Answers in Genesis before. I’ll have to check out these other sites. I’ll be praying for you! It is hard for me to keep quiet at times when I know that I should.

          • Thank you! I found a few more Bible verses on remaining silent:
            -Psalm 39:1
            -Psalm 141:3
            -Proverbs 10:19
            -Proverbs 15:1
            Proverbs 21:23
            -James 1:19-20
            Hope this helps! πŸ˜€

          • Emma

            Thank you so much. I’ll take a look at those verses.

          • Emma

            Hey, @SamWegner, I found another verse on remaining silent.

            Colossians chapter 4, verse’s 5 and 6.

            Hope this helps!

          • I’ll look it up. Thanks! God has perfect timing. This morning I was getting ready and was praying the whole time for the class to go well because of how nervous I am. Then, I come on here to find this. God is so good! πŸ˜€

          • Emma

            How did your unit go? My projects class whent pretty good. I still struggled a little bit, but besides that it was good!
            Praying for you!

          • Alright :) The class wasn’t easy, but God showed me so much today, I’m excited for what the next two weeks will hold as the class continues. πŸ˜€

          • Emma

            It’s amazing about how much God can show you. I know that sometimes I think that I know a lot, but I really don’t know that much. God knows all! It turly amzes me!

          • Emma

            Hey guys, thought that I should tell you that my class is all done with making the timelines. Thank you all for praying! How’s your unit going @samwegner:disqus? Praying for you!

          • Cool! How did it go? Thank you so much for praying! My unit is going alright – we’ve been discussing natural selection, which isn’t a big issue because it’s part of creation, but next is the “evidence for evolution.” The biggest issue with the class is that they mix truth and lies. But I’m definitely relying more on Scripture than I was before to hold to the truth and through it all, God is still good!

          • Emma

            It went ok. In my group, I had a guy who is an evolutionist. I also have a friend who goes to a church that has pretty good doctrine, so she asked him what he thought of God, and he went on to talk about how scientists use God. For example, he said that if they didn’t know how something was made, they would say God made it. Then they would find a more logical reason of who made it. Me and my friend just looked at each other when he was done talking, and we didn’t know what to say.

          • Oh, wow…I have no words right now

          • Emma

            I know… How should I respond when someone says something like that? I have no idea.

          • I don’t know…It’s a bit of a wake-up call, though. Satan is playing for keeps. Praise God that He has overcome the power of this world and we have nothing to fear!

          • Emma

            Yes! Praise God! When the teacher said that we were going to have groups, my first thought was please don’t let it be that guy! Then once we were in a group together,I realized that maybe God has put us in the same group for a reason. Maybe God wants me to share the gospel with this person.
            God is so good!

          • Don’t forget to use the law (10 commandments) to get to their conscience! You can battle the intellect all day, and gain nothing. Get to the conscience, and the Lord will do the rest.
            Take a look at this picture, y’all.

            http://assets.livingwaters.com/images/wallpaper/savewithfear/SavewithFear-1920×1200.jpg

            http://www.livingwaters.com

          • Emma

            Thanks @Ethan H. Great reminder.

          • mimeforJesus

            Hey @samwegner:disqus and @disqus_yezUL85qzj:disqus , how’d the class go?

          • Good! God taught me quite a lot today, even if it wasn’t easy πŸ˜€

          • Emma

            The class whent great! A few little struggles hear and their but besides that it was good. I always know the truth, and that’s what’s most important!
            Thanks for asking!

          • mimeforJesus

            Yes! I’ll be praying :)

        • Emma

          Hey guys, I just found out that a girl I knew died last night. Please pray for her family.

          • I’ll be praying!!

          • Emma

            Thank you.

          • Eva H.

            Praying

          • Josh A

            Waaaait a minute….
            @MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus
            @Rhanx97:disqus
            @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus
            Are the aforementioned people related???? This secret agent thinks so but what do the accused have to say…. *dramatic music* πŸ˜‰

          • Stands for “Happy” H. does. Hmm…

          • Josh A

            Mmm wise you are @programguy:disqus but much you have to learn still hehehehehe. Stand for “happy,” H could, but stand for something else, it does mmmm yessss. Know @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus’s last name I do hehehe, “Happy” it is not.

          • *whispers* He’s on to you @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus!

            Hehehe. Much more than that I know. Email him I do.

          • I’ll alert my agency to pull me out!

            Yes, knows @programguy:disqus much more about me than will he ever share on here. And about him I.

          • True this is. Share I will not. :)

          • As well with me. Wild horses couldn’t drag Sam *oops* last name out of me!

          • Shilton! Get it right!

          • Oh, sorry. *name removed to protect the innocent(mostly).

          • NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! SHILTON. S-H-I-L-T-O-N!!!! Get it right!

            *whispers* I think it’s working!

          • OOOHHHHHH! That’s right!

            Hey! We’ve got to agree on your last name!

          • Riley H.

            No point in arguing, boys, I already know the infamous @programguy:disqus last name!!!! And the “S” doesn’t stand for “Secret”!!

          • Stands for “Stalker” it does. Hmm…

          • Riley H.

            Does it, now?? #samthestalker is still in business…

          • Stood for “Starving” it did. Hungry I was. Found cupboard I have. Food there was…

          • Riley H.

            And “H” stands for “Hungry” it does. Hungry for Chocolate. Mmmmmm, lots and lots of dark.chocolate.

          • Josh A

            Y’all are nuts. πŸ˜‰

          • Yes, we are.
            *whispers* He’s sooooo in the dark! Lets keep him that way…
            :)

          • mimeforJesus

            So Ethan’s name is your real one, and this is a takeoff thereon?

          • mimeforJesus

            lol :) Now I really wonder if it’s real!

          • mimeforJesus

            Hehe, is that his real name? I expected it was fake, but then you edited it out…

            @programguy:disqus, if you don’t want him to answer that’s cool, but I really wonder now. Course, you also just posted it below, so this whole paragraph is probably moot.

          • Haha. No, it actually isn’t. Don’t believe me? Too bad. He said it was Shelton. @disqus_LzTgmwudVU:disqus for one could tell you that it isn’t. Actually there are a lot of people who could tell you what it isn’t.

          • mimeforJesus

            Kind of “you don’t rat on me, I don’t rat on you”?

          • Actually, no.

          • mimeforJesus

            It sounded better in my head than it looks on a screen…

          • mimeforJesus

            So do I!!!!

          • mimeforJesus

            “Happy”? Sounds like a good beginning for an acrostic… Like Yoda’s (for “Blake”), but happier :)

          • Yes we’re related. Hmm, has to be closer than Noah!
            No, actually, I’ve never met them! They just liked the way people do their names here…

          • Riley H.

            But wait, maybe we are related!! Like fourth cousins thrice removed…

          • Good idea, secret agents! But wrong. :)

          • Josh A

            BUT! We still have not heard from the other two defendants yet…perhaps they are related…*Yoda voice* “use the force you must…”

          • I know the last know of one of them…maybe the other is the same!

          • They will agree with me!
            *whispers* We’ve got to keep them tricked! Say conflicting things.

          • Eva H.

            Wow guys….:) twenty comments discussing whether I’m related to someone. Hmm….I think I should just let you guess….

          • Nathanael B.

            well are you related to someone on here!?

          • Eva H.

            Umm….probably. Lol I don’t think anyone really knows who at this point….me included :)

          • mimeforJesus

            I know two people you’re related to on here! And you’re saying you don’t?

          • Eva H.

            Well, I think I do….haha I’m not sure about anything in this conversation :)

          • Nathanael B.

            exactly. time for a new conversation anyone?

          • Eva H.

            Yeah, I’m up for that!

          • Nathanael B.

            alright, what to talk about now?

          • Eva H.

            Is it weird that the first thing that comes to my mind is some sort of food?

          • Nathanael B.

            what kind of food?!?

          • mimeforJesus

            I second Nathanael’s question – what kind of food?

          • Nathanael B.

            If you want you can abbreviate my name in any way to make typing it shorter.

          • Eva H.

            Do you ever go by Nate?

          • Nathanael B.

            yeah sometimes, if I don’t have to act professional.

          • Eva H.

            Why do you have to act professional?

          • Nathanael B.

            I play in the CSYSA and when we play music, we have to not goof off (sadly)

          • Eva H.

            I’ve never heard of the CSYSA. What’s that?

          • Nathanael B.

            my bad Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association.
            BTW where do you live?

          • Eva H.

            Hey that sounds cool! I’ve always wanted to be apart of something like that.
            I live in kinda southern Indiana. What about you?

          • Nathanael B.

            oh, great, I live in Colorado. Right. In. The. Middle. :)

          • Eva H.

            Haha nice :) It’s kinda weird that we all live so far apart

          • Nathanael B.

            yeah but it’s kind of nice. could you possibly give me a city. I’m looking up somethings and seeing if they apply to you.

          • Eva H.

            Yeah sure. Avon, IN

          • Nathanael B.

            thanks, get back to you shortly!

          • Yep, that’s where I expected you to live.

          • Eva H.

            Oh really? And why did you expect that…

          • Nathanael B.

            ohh. getting sassy!!

          • That’s where your brother lives. #purelogic #firstandonlyguess

          • Eva H.

            Well, pure logic man, how did you know where my brother lives?

          • Eva H.

            Oh, I guess he must have it on his profile thingy. Putting all the pieces together still….

          • Nathanael B.

            what?

          • Eva H.

            What what? Do I have something to be confused about still?!?

          • Nathanael B.

            I thought you said you didn’t have a brother
            #itstartsagain

          • Eva H.

            Well, I do…actually, he’s my twin, but shhh…don’t tell anyone. So I’m not confused. Are you?

          • Nathanael B.

            #yes

          • Eva H.

            Well, #toobad
            Jk I really do have a brother :) And he is on here. And he goes by @Skitterson:disqus. So now you know my relations…

          • Nathanael B.

            oh ok anybody else your forgetting?

          • Eva H.

            Probably :)

          • Nathanael B.

            great. let me know when you remember!

          • Eva H.

            I will!

          • Nathanael B.

            nice what time is it over there?

          • Eva H.

            10:30. What about you?

          • Nathanael B.

            8:32 wow big difference

          • Eva H.

            That’s weird :) I wish it was 8:30 over here. Two hours of my life back!

          • Nathanael B.

            I know if I was there I would be sleeping probably….

          • Eva H.

            I’m about ready to go to bed. I should probably be sleeping too :)

          • Nathanael B.

            alright talk to you guys tomorrow?

          • Eva H.

            Yup, if you guys keep commenting πŸ˜‰

          • Nathanael B.

            have you ever seen me not comment on something interesting before? :)

          • Eva H.

            Nope :)

          • mimeforJesus

            *Four days later* Yeah, sure!

          • Nathanael B.

            nice oh btw, like your bio. oh if we can figure out a way to teach over the internet I can show you a bit of guitar and violin if you want..

          • Eva H.

            Thanks:)
            I would love that, actually, if it could work. I’ve been wanting to play both for awhile :)

          • Nathanael B.

            um do you have an email if so send it to mine *going away after you answer* 183074@student.asd20.org

          • Eva H.

            Yeah. I do. I’ll do it tomorrow sometime :)

          • Nathanael B.

            alright you should write this down then. let me know when you do!

          • Eva H.

            got it

          • Nathanael B.

            k hope to bump into y’all tomorrow

          • Oooooh! I have your email!!!! πŸ˜€ Mwahahahahaha *evil grin*

          • Nathanael B.

            or do you

          • I’m 93% sure, but there’s only one way to find out :)

          • Eva H.

            So I was going to email you today, but my parents aren’t really comfortable with me emailing someone I don’t know…sorry about that.

          • Nathanael B.

            that’s fine. guess we’re going to have to do this a different way…

          • Eva H.

            Hmm….is there another way?

          • Nathanael B.

            maybe, skype?

          • Eva H.

            I don’t have a skype account. I guess I could make one but I’m still not sure what my parents are comfortable with. I guess it might not work…

          • mimeforJesus

            I have your email too! Muaahahahaha! I could… um… let me think… I could spam you address! Okay, that’s not so scary.

          • mimeforJesus

            I have your email! If I want to wade through all the emails Disqus is sending me off of this one post…

          • #thefirstplaceeverystalkerlooks

          • Nathanael B.

            exactly. that’s how I know you live in Michigan…
            #yourapprentice

          • *Virtual high-five*
            Finally someone who looks!

          • Nathanael B.

            *high-five received*
            finally someone who can teach me!

          • mimeforJesus

            #Whatswiththehashtags??

          • #yeah

          • #thatsthenewtrend

          • Nathanael B.

            or not. Hey maybe you should do this!
            http://www.younglife.org/Locator/Pages/default.aspx
            this is young life a world wide origination that acts as an in-between for church and regular life. This is good because if you have non-christian friends then they might feel more comfortable there.

          • Eva H.

            Thanks! I will check that out. But wait, what exactly were you looking up?

          • Nathanael B.

            I was trying to find if there was one near you. but it needed a zip code, and that would make me seem like a creeper and put you zip out on the internet where anyone can see it.

          • Eva H.

            Ooohhh, okay. Yeah, that probably would have been pretty weird :). I’ll check it and see.

          • Nathanael B.

            alright hope you enjoy!

          • mimeforJesus

            Yeah, it is… why don’t I ever meet someone I know?

          • Nathanael B.

            well, you know me….well kinda

          • Eva H.

            Yeah right, we all know each other now, right?

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay, I mean people who I know in real life. Or people I used to know…
            Yes, I know you :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Great description :)
            I live East Coast. Nearest pinpoint I can give you is I’m in the MD/PA area.

          • Nathanael B.

            I know right…lol

          • mimeforJesus

            It sounds like the choir I was in for a year or two…

          • Nathanael B.

            nice did your choir travel outside of you state?

          • mimeforJesus

            No… it was a 70-voice community choir (pretty big) and traveling would have been a real hassle. Especially because most of the members were probably over 60…

          • Nathanael B.

            oh, wait are you around that age too?

          • mimeforJesus

            Nope, I’m 16 and proud of it! :) You?

          • Nathanael B.

            nice. how did a 16 yr old get in a group with 60yr olds?

          • mimeforJesus

            Hmm… Well, it was a “community choir” and they were doing “The Messiah” (big piece) so two older siblings and I joined… We stuck around. It was funny, though – at the start I could count on one hand the people under 40 (other than the college kids… there were a few of them but they had… let’s say… different ideals in life.) Then at the end there were probably ten of us who all knew each other!
            It was a huge group!
            So, anyway I got in there because it was a choir, then I stuck around mainly because of my siblings (who were more devoted to singing in a choir than I) and this one couple we knew. So yeah, that’s how.
            Whatcha wanna talk about now? I’m probably going to be late answering, but not as late as this time – this week was pretty busy :)

          • Eva H.

            Well, I was thinking of oranges because my hands smell like them….but they aren’t that interesting…ya no, they’re just orange and round….but I also thought of cookies and pot pies (because I love them) and french toast :)

          • Nathanael B.

            Oh great, Not FRENCH TOAST again… why do your hands smell like oranges?

          • Eva H.

            I just ate one and it was REALLY juicy. so yeah…

          • Nathanael B.

            Ahh, I see…

          • mimeforJesus

            French toast… we’re calling @programguy:disquss name now :)

          • Nathanael B.

            noooo…. french toast guy!!

          • Hey fellas! Got any food?

          • Eva H.

            Nope! Just talking about it….as usual

          • Nathanael B.

            yeah oranges, pot pies and FRENCH TOAST!!!

          • mimeforJesus

            Can I come over to your house? You have all the good stuff!

          • mimeforJesus

            Sure! What do you want to talk about?
            Let’s all suggest a different topic, and then we’ll just start talking about one….

          • Nathanael B.

            umm, let me think for a while (until someone else comes up with a conversation)

          • Nathanael B.

            well, that’s encouraging :)

          • Riley H.

            Hang on…wait for it……nope, feel the force I do not – You might never know!! Mwuahahahahaha!!!!!

          • Josh A

            They don’t deny it…they commented at about the same time last night…they encourage us to guess…I believe *dun dun dunnnnnn* they are related!!!!! (that and the fact that I just now remembered seeing a conversation in which they admitted as much…they have a brother too I think) hehehehehe πŸ˜‰

          • You think? Is that all the evidence you can scrape up?? πŸ˜‰

            *whispers*Hey, @Rhanx97:disqus & @MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus should we let them in on our secret??

          • Eva H.

            Yeah, common Josh, is that all you got? *whispers* I don’t know…If we don’t, they’ll never figure it out. What do you think @Rhanx97:disqus?

          • Riley H.

            *whispers* Hmmm, I feel like I should know you @MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus….I recall a strange girl with your name who just happens to have the same address as me…weird, isn’t it???

          • Riley!? Now you’ve got me confused!

          • Riley H.

            Lol, I did?? =D

          • Hehehe. You may think so. I ain’t confused no more. See, I was hungry when I read it, so it didn’t make quite as much sense, you know? πŸ˜€

          • Cassie

            @programguy:disqus @MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus @Rhanx97:disqus @disqus_joshwhatshislastname:disqus You guys are hilarious. πŸ˜›

          • And we’re not closely related…or are we?

          • Cassie

            Dun dun duuuunnnn!!! πŸ˜› I know about two, but I think I’ve given up keeping on top of people’s relations on here. Especially when they make it deliberately confusing….. πŸ˜›

          • Well of course you would be familiar with such a case. I know of a few.

          • Cassie

            Lol. I should get my brother on here with a cryptic name, and see if you guys ever figure out…

          • *Thinks really hard about how to figure it out* Maybe πŸ˜€

          • Riley H.

            Haha, @Cassie:disqus I believe I already know who he is…

          • Cassie

            You do? Who?

          • Riley H.

            *ahem* ….uh, he seems to like red and black, and his name makes me hungry for pizza…

          • Cassie

            …Still not exactly sure who you’re referring too…

          • I caught that reference…obviously Dominic.

          • Cassie

            @Rhanx97:disqusRight, that was my guess, but I didn’t know for sure. :) Well… what do you think, Sam? Is he my brother?

          • No, that’s a different brother…give me 5 minutes. I’ll have the right name.

          • Cassie

            OK…

          • Riley H.

            Oh wait! …now I know who Dominic’s sister is!

          • Cassie

            Well, you and @programguy:disqus are both right – @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus is not by brother. :)

          • Josh A

            Wait someone let me in on this – I guess I’m not the secret agent I thought I was. πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            Right? I’m so far behind on this conversation…

          • Josh A

            WAIT! Is it @Renee1011:disqus??????? #supersleuth

          • The location gives it away, obviously :)

          • Riley H.

            Hehehe, I think I’ll let you figure it out…I’ve done enough sleuthing for now. =D

          • Cassie

            The right name for my brother? Or the right name for Dominic’s sister?

          • Your brother. (Sorry, I can’t find it right off. My computer is being slow too.) You’re the one who lives in AU, right?
            I already know Dominic’s sister. That’s easy. :)

          • Cassie

            :) OK. Yep, I do live in AU.
            Well guys, (@programguy:disqus @Rhanx97:disqus and @thewriterchick:disqus in case you’re interested) I may as well tell you now so you don’t waste valuable time…. I don’t have a brother on here!!! I was being accurate when I said I ‘should get’ my brother on here. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

          • Hahaha! The way Riley was talking about it, I thought she must have known that you did have a brother here.
            I just finally remembered that other brother I was thinking of!

          • Cassie

            Haha, @Rhanx97:disqus does it again! You’re really rather good at confusing Sam, Riley! πŸ˜›
            Oh? Care to share?

          • Eva’s brother! πŸ˜‰ I also may have figured out who her sister is….

          • Cassie

            Ooooo! Good spying work, Sam!

          • Riley H.

            Oh, did you now? πŸ˜‰

          • Nathanael Barker

            great, even I can’t follow this conversation…:)

          • You’re not alone πŸ˜€

          • Haylie

            Yup :p

          • mimeforJesus

            Nor I :)

          • I think we need a chart…

          • Riley H.

            Lol, @nathanaelbarker:disqus, @thewriterchick:disqus, @mimeforjesus:disqus, @alliehaylie:disqus, @samwegner:disqus – I’m not confused at all! πŸ˜‰

          • Nathanael B.

            whaaaat?

          • mimeforJesus

            Neither am I!

          • I can’t confirm it.

          • Eva H.

            Wait a minute. Who’s my brother?

          • @Skitterson:disqus

          • Nathanael B.

            ikd. he didn’t tell us… cause he doesn’t know!

          • mimeforJesus

            I do! I do! I do!
            *switches back over to email and sees Sam S’s most recent comment* Oh bummer, he already told you…

          • Nathanael B.

            well you can tell me again, because i didn’t see it!

          • Eva H.

            I guess you have a right to know…:) Look down at @programguy:disqus’s reply

          • mimeforJesus

            May I tell him?

          • Nathanael B.

            which one?

          • mimeforJesus

            He says it’s Skitterson.

          • Nathanael B.

            Oh, umm, actually he’s my brother…

          • Eva H.

            Oh wow. Now everybody’s gonna be confused

          • Nathanael B.

            *whispers* that was the plan from the beginning.

          • Eva H.

            Really? Lol I had no idea…

          • Nathanael B.

            that’s the point

          • mimeforJesus

            Wait. Whaaat?

          • Nathanael B.

            jk…I think

          • mimeforJesus

            Okay, I was wondering…

          • Eva H.

            Haha that’s funny. I’ll let @mimeforjesus:disqus tell you…

          • Riley H.

            Lol, aren’t I? Wow, we sure went a little cray cray….

          • Cassie

            Ikr!

          • Cassie

            Oh man, if @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus sees all this… πŸ˜›

          • I gotta go eat! #happydance
            Talk to you guys later….

          • Riley H.

            True @programguy:disqus is…is he @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus??

          • Oh Cassie! That is brilliant!! I totally want to get my brothers on here now…

          • Hehehe. I’d figure it out!

          • Yeah… you probably will.
            But I’ll have a lot of fun during the time that you don’t know!!

          • Riley H.

            OH I see….I think.

          • Nathanael B.

            so can you prove the statement that Eva made. Are you two related and have a brother?

          • Riley H.

            Huh? Prove what? πŸ˜‰

          • Nathanael B.

            wait….so your not related….???
            #confusedagainonthesamesubject

          • Riley H.

            Lol, well, don’t be….@MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus is my sister, Skitterson is my brother, and @programguy:disqus is a flying clownfish.

          • Nathanael B.

            ok got it. Flying clownfish?

          • Riley H.

            Yes. See description below.

          • Nathanael B.

            where below. my computer is scrambling everything.

          • Yep!

          • Josh A

            Some one needs french toast…..

          • Yeah man, got any?

          • Josh A

            If I did I don’t know how to transport cross country sorry. πŸ˜‰

          • Rats. Got any virtual French toast?

          • Josh A

            Sorry all I could find is candy corn….wonder where it came from. ;-P

          • Haylie

            Bahaha, you guys are absolutely hilarious…

          • She’s sneaky!
            *whispers*Good job sis!

          • Riley H.

            *whispers* Anytime, bro!

          • Eva H.

            Yeah….weird. *whispers* @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus at least we got @programguy:disqus confused

          • mimeforJesus

            lol :)

          • Josh A

            Common Josh? or Come on Josh? ‘Cause I thought I was special, not common. πŸ˜‰

          • mimeforJesus

            Yeah, a walking, talking guitar is pretty special :)

          • Eva H.

            Oh, you are *cough* special. I was just trying not to make it obvious πŸ˜‰

          • Well, you see, you hid your last name, so now you’re not unique/special anymore. Hehehe. I still know it.
            Random thought. I just figure out how you could eat the candy corn. I mean, it’s like accidently dropping a pick into the guitar! #yikes

          • Josh A

            Hehehehe….

          • Ruthie C

            Random and unrelated, but I just saw your username! A perfect reference!

          • Eva H.

            Haha thanks! I was bored so, why not? Lol, it was the first thing that popped into my head :)

          • mimeforJesus

            @MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus…
            That is funny! I love that line :)

          • Eva H.

            I know right? Me too :)

          • Should we let them in on it? Go ahead….

          • Eva H.

            Oh that’s alright. I’ll let you tell everybody…

          • mimeforJesus

            Wow, you guys have probably added 100 emails to my inbox by now… thanks :)

          • Nathanael B.

            emails for what?

          • mimeforJesus

            Disqus sends me an email every time someone comments on a post I also commented on… I’ll be changing that soon!

          • Nathanael B.

            oh nice, me too!

          • mimeforJesus

            It’s nice, except that I keep jumping in on conversations and then I never get anything else done… But for now I think I’m okay. Don’t have anything more than listening to music to do (for a project of sorts) and I can do that while I type :)

          • Nathanael B.

            what kind of projects?!?

          • mimeforJesus

            For my mime group – I’m teaching a new routine tomorrow, and we do our routines to music – it helps people know what’s going on behind them…

          • Nathanael B.

            nice, any way to slip a bit of Christendom in their?

          • mimeforJesus

            Yep :) It’s a Christian group… that’s the only way I can participate in the arts and my parents don’t worry about me being with the weirdos… they know how acting can attract some weird people sometimes!

          • Nathanael B.

            I know right!

          • Okay…..We are NOT related! @MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus @Rhanx97:disqus and I are not related…Did you hear that, @disqus_joshwhatshislastname:disqus? And @programguy:disqus…

          • Nathanael B.

            are you sure??

          • Not closely…Maybe Noah?

          • Nathanael B.

            uh, I was thinking Adam and Eve…

          • Eva H.

            I think they might have figured it out by now :)

          • Nathanael B.

            figured what out?
            #helpplease

          • Eva H.

            That we were not related. I mean me and Ethan…and Riley. I mean, Riley and I are related, but not Ethan or anyone else. Except my brother…whoever that is. Does that help, lol?

          • Nathanael B.

            nope.
            #moreconfusedthenever

          • I didn’t know that! Got it…

          • Nathanael B.

            wait, what. Eva and Riley are related?!?

          • Eva H.

            Eva, Riley, brother (whoever that is πŸ˜‰ = related. Eva, Ethan = not related. Riley, Ethan = not related.

          • Nathanael B.

            ok. I got it…kinda
            #igetconfusedeasily

          • Eva H.

            Don’t worry. I get confused every day of my life. My Mom thought I had a disorder :)

          • Nathanael B.

            that bad? wow! :-)

          • Eva H.

            Lol yup! Hopefully I don’t really….you never know :)

          • Nathanael B.

            well it doesn’t seem like you have one, so your good!

          • Eva H.

            thanks….

          • Nathanael B.

            no problem…?

          • Wait, so Riley is your sister for reals?

          • Nathanael B.

            I think so… at least that’s what I got…

          • Eva H.

            Haha, yup. For reals.

          • Nathanael B.

            dang… who would have thought…. other then Sam S, Eva H,
            and Riley H :)

          • Eva H.

            I know right? But now everybody knows :)

          • Nathanael B.

            are you sure….:)

          • Eva H.

            No I’m not. I don’t even think you are sure….well, if people get confused reading this conversation, then it’s not my fault :)

          • Nathanael B.

            then whose fault is it?!

          • Eva H.

            I think we can safely say it’s Ethan’s fault, right? I mean, he started the conversation in the first place…I think?

          • Nathanael B.

            Idk. it was either Ethan of Sam S…

          • It’s @disqus_joshwhatshislastname:disqus’s fault! He started it…..
            Oh wait, we’re supposed to take responsibility for things!

          • Eva H.

            Lol I actually don’t remember how it got started…:)

          • Nathanael B.

            are you sure…?

          • Eva H.

            Umm…I’m pretty sure. Do you even remember?

          • Nathanael B.

            of course I do

          • Eva H.

            You’re the one that keeps using all the hashtags to say you’re confused! So how did it start start then?

          • Nathanael B.

            very carefully…

          • Eva H.

            It started carefully….does that make any sense?

          • Nathanael B.

            IDK….

          • Eva H.

            Haha okay :) #confusedagain

          • Nathanael B.

            hah, no kidding…

          • Eva H.

            Yeah we’ve pretty much added hundreds of comments talking about things that make no sense :)

          • Nathanael B.

            yep, just relations…

          • Eva H.

            Relations, food, relations, where people live, relations again. Good times :)

          • Nathanael B.

            yeah. speaking of where people live, would you be interested in putting together a conference in the Midwest for the rebelution? a couple of us on here are thinking about planning a few.

          • Eva H.

            Oh are you guys actually getting that worked out? Yeah, if it’s something that I could do I’d love to help out!

          • Nathanael B.

            we’re still trying to figure all the details out still…

          • Eva H.

            Well let me know if I can help. It would be awesome to be able to have something like that :)

          • mimeforJesus

            Hey! Just wanted to say I apoligize for leaving the discussion last night (or was it the night before? IDK). My parents went upstairs, and I’m not allowed to use the Internet if they’re not on the same floor as me, then they came back down again, so I jumped back in, then they abruptly went upstairs.
            I’m sorry! @MyNameIsAnigoMontoya:disqus and @nathanaelbarker:disqus Glad to see that the conversation went on without me :)

          • Nathanael B.

            what conversation?

          • mimeforJesus

            Us three started talking, then I abruptly left the conversation. When I left, Eva was talking about how her hands smelled like oranges… And then Sam S came in because someone mentioned French toast.

          • Nathanael B.

            oh, yeah I;m surprised that he hasn’t appeared yet because of the word FRENCH TOAST….

          • mimeforJesus

            My two earlier comments are waiting to be approved by the Reb, so let me play around and see which word triggered it…

          • mimeforJesus

            Now

          • Nathanael B.

            ok, hope you get that figured out…

          • mimeforJesus

            I did.. it was the contraction of “He will” because it is close to “H*ll”.

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh wow, the contraction for “He will” is blocked, probably because it’s similar to “He*l”? That’s funny…

            @disqus_joshwhatshislastname:disqus did you discover that? Or am I the first?

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh wow, @disqus_joshwhatshislastname:disqus, I just realized that you changed your username! But I still know your last name! Muahaha!!!!!!

          • Josh A

            No I didn’t, I was trying to say heaven and he*l but it wouldn’t go through. :-) You’re the first! Winner winner chicken dinner! #cluckcluck

          • mimeforJesus

            My dad uses that phrase! I thought he was the only one…

          • Dude, that was way past my bed time.

          • mimeforJesus

            Normally it would be way past mine too, but I was up late working on setting up for event my mom’s coordinating so I had time left over while I waited for my computer to process some stuff…
            I’m not as irresponsible as I look!

          • Riley H.

            Are you guys being serious?? Wow, Sam, I thought #thestalker would have it figured it by now…

          • Nathanael B.

            yes I’m being serious.

          • Wow. Just wow.
            I thought one of you said that you weren’t related. Boy I’m slow. I should have notice that you live in the same state!
            Mwhahahaha!! I’m not slow anymore. I know what street all of you live on. (possibly) I won’t say it though.

          • Riley H.

            Whoa, hang on…whaat?!

          • Mwhahahaha!!

          • mimeforJesus

            You guys didn’t know all this?! I knew for a while…

          • Apearantly. I don’t know for sure, other than I am not related to them!

          • Eva H.

            You guys are funny :)

          • Nathanael B.

            thanks, wait, it that a good thing?

          • Eva H.

            Yes it is πŸ˜›

          • Nathanael B.

            well….in that case….I accept!

          • Eva H.

            Haha you made me laugh…again. Wow, my laptop is really slow now…

          • Nathanael B.

            same here…what did you do? actually blame Ethan. It’s his fault

          • Eva H.

            Yup, I totally blame him. I had nothing to do with it…

          • Nathanael B.

            are you sure?

          • Eva H.

            Umm….yes?

          • mimeforJesus

            Sure :) I have no idea what you’re talking about (#confused) but if you two agree you must be right!

          • Eva H.

            I’m not really sure what we’re talking about either….

          • Yes! My virus is working perfectly!

          • Nathanael B.

            well, its spreading…I have it too…

          • Muhahahaha! Perfect…

          • Oh, wait. You have THAT on your laptop?

          • mimeforJesus

            Yes! Mine is, too – except, it’s a desktop instead of a laptop. @disqus_rHUVb4P7uQ:disqus’s virus worked!

          • Haha…. Windows….doesn’t need a virus to go slow! And, I would never do that to you, unless you deserve it!!!!

          • mimeforJesus

            You’re right… I don’t need a virus!
            What do I have to do to deserve it?

          • Nathanael B.

            are you sure *it could be a big secret*

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh wow, you didn’t know? Eva H and Riley H are related, Ethan H is from another part of the country.
            And I have no idea how I knew that… I think I’ve been around @programguy:disqus too much, and I’m picking up his stalkerish habits.

          • That’s rough. I’ll pray.

          • mimeforJesus

            Praying! So sad…

          • Praying

          • I’ve been praying! That’s tragic.

          • Haylie

            Praying

          • Emma

            Thank you all for your prayers!

          • I just saw this. So tragic. I’m praying.

          • Emma

            Thank you!

          • mimeforJesus

            Oh, that’s so sad… Praying.

    • Nathanael Barker

      actually it’s 742 now:)

      • Yep! Or 747…

        • Nathanael Barker

          Or 750…

          • mimeforJesus

            Or 856…

          • Emma

            Or 884….

          • Nathanael Barker

            Or 908…

          • Emma

            Or, 1020…

          • Josh A

            Or…never mind. =)

          • Nathanael Barker

            agreed. we’d run out of room eventually…

  • Olivia Chambers

    This is a wonderful post. Thank you for writing it, Jaquelle. :) I think that I have this problem of not praying as well. I sometimes forget how precious the gift of prayer is. I get to talk to the king of kings any time that I want! That is a huge honor in itself. But I do forget how truly amazing it is and how I have been abusing my prayer life. Thank you for the reminder of how special prayer is. A quote that I believe fits this very well is “Prayer is the ultimate act of humility; proud people don’t pray.” Pastor Jim Cymbala.

  • Heidi Erickson

    Hey @Rachel Schaus @Trent Blake @Sam S. @Ruthie @mimeforJesus and everybody else who sees this please pray for my Grandma. She has cancer, is in a lot of pain, and is on the verge of giving up. She is very tired. Please pray that she will be given extraordinary courage, comfort, strength, and if it’s her time to go, that it’ll be okay. Thanks.

    • That’s really hard. I’ll be praying for her and your family!

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thanks, Sam. :)

    • I will be praying.
      We went through the exact same thing in 2010- 2012. My Grandmother was 60, was fairly healthy, and got bladder cancer. Spent the last two months of her life in the hospital, and going down to Texas for treatment.
      God is good, but we don’t always know why he allows certain things to happen. We must trust Him and that he knows best for us. Is she a Christian?

      • Heidi Erickson

        Hey Ethan, thank you. Wow that must have been really tough. I’m really sorry about your Grandma. But you are so right. God has a perfect plan that out-spans our fallen understanding. Thank you for the encouragement. :) I am so blessed to be able to say that my Grandma is a Christian. My Grandpa isn’t though. We are hoping that God will use all of this to draw him to Himself.

        • Yes, it was hard. But, it was good because she was a Christian!
          What your Grandfather needs to understand is that if she passes away, and he is not a Christian, he will never see her again. And I know that’s hard to say, but I am very concerned for him. Is he open to the Gospel? An atheist?
          I will pray for both of them!

          • Heidi Erickson

            Praise the Lord, that she was. :)

            I’m praying he will be more. From past experience he just hasn’t seemed to care.

            Thank you for your prayers!

          • Yes! A great video to help him and all of us understand sin, righteousness and judgment is “H*ll’s best kept secret” by Ray Comfort. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oARXAAl9zY&safe=active

    • mimeforJesus

      I”ll be praying!

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thank you! :)

    • mimeforJesus

      @disqus_ynAwM455oe:disqus @disqus_yezUL85qzj:disqus @amandabeguerie:disqus Can y’all pray, too?

      • Emma

        Yes I wil be praying!

    • AnnaGrace

      Praying right now and will be praying. Can you give us updates on this later?

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thank you so much for your prayers, AnnaGrace. :) You guys are so amazing. :) And I will definitely try to keep you posted.

        For now I can let you know that my Grandma has lymphoma. She was doing well and better over the weekend, but the last couple days she has been in a lot of pain and not totally there. She keeps saying she wants to leave, she can’t stay, she wants to go home, and that she is going to see Jesus. The doc said she shouldn’t have been in as much pain, and that the cancer was very treatable. Just now we found out that she has more aggressive lymphoma now and that it has spread to her blood. She has a couple days.

        Thanks again for all your prayers, guys. They mean so much.

        • Wow, I didn’t know that. I can completely relate. It just makes you look more and more forward to heaven. Won’t that be a glorious day when the Lord returns?
          I will be praying.

          • Heidi Erickson

            Amen, that it will be. Thanks, Ethan.

        • AnnaGrace

          So glad to hear she is a child of God. A few years ago my grandpa found out he had cancer (sometime that November) and passed away on Christmas day, barely two months later. So my family can relate. And thank the Lord we have the glorious hope of reunion someday! It makes an enormous difference to know that when we pray God hears us, sympathizes with us, and that He gives us the hope of eternal life. This life would be utterly hopeless if death was the ultimate end.

          • Heidi Erickson

            Thank you so much for your encouraging words, AnnaGrace. :) I’m so sorry about your Grandpa, but thank God death isn’t the end of things. You are right, it does make such a difference knowing that when you let someone go they are leaving misery and pain and sin behind forever, and you are going to see them again in a perfect world. It really makes them the lucky ones. πŸ˜‰

          • Ruthie C

            (Almost) that exact situation happened with my grandpa. The doctors thought he would live for about 6 months, but he died after 6 weeks. But yes, it does make an enormous difference to have the hope of reunion!

          • Heidi Erickson

            Wow, I’m so sorry, Ruthie. But YES, praise God for that blessed hope!

    • Josh A

      Will do! =)

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thanks, Josh!

    • Emma

      Will be praying!

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thank you, Emma. :)

    • Praying!!

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thank you so much Rachel. :)

    • Praying now, friend.

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thank you, Sam. :)

    • Ruthie C

      I’m praying. 3 years ago my grandpa died of cancer as well. It’s a very difficult situation for both the person and their family members.

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thank you, Ruthie. :)

    • Haylie

      Praying now, Heidi =)

      • Heidi Erickson

        :) thank you!

    • Riley H.

      Praying. :)

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thank you! :))

    • Praying for you guys :)

      • Heidi Erickson

        Thank you so much, Christy!

    • Nathanael Barker

      will be praying. keep us updated.

      • Heidi Erickson

        Definitely. Thanks, Nathanael. :)

        • Nathanael B.

          all Christian are called to do this. it was my pleasure!

    • Heidi Erickson

      Hey guys, I just want to say thank you so much again for all your prayers. My grandma passed away just before midnight last night. We were all there when she did. She hadn’t been really conscious for the last day, and her breathing gradually just got weaker and further apart. She just went to sleep it seemed. She was painless, and now she won’t ever hurt again. Thank you again for praying…it was so good to know you were. I’m really going to miss her. She was one of the sweetest most selfless people. Please continue to keep my Grandpa esp in your prayers. He said last night that it looked like she just went to sleep and that she will be waiting for us. God is good. God bless.

      • *I really have no words right now* God is good.

      • Will continue praying for you and your family, Heidi. I’m glad she passed peacefully. Praise God. <3

      • Haylie

        Praying for your family Heidi… may God’s amazing peace comfort you during this time.

      • Wow…same as my grandmother. There is deep sadness yet great joy. Sarow and praise. And only in Christ. My grandmother was asleep for a week before she passed away.
        I will be praying for your grandfather.

      • Emma

        I Will be continuing to pray for you and your family @disqus_S0BHgwFPNF:disqus.

        • Heidi Erickson

          Thank you, Emma. Thanks. So. Much. to all of you guys. :) My whole family so appreciates it. God bless y’all.

      • mimeforJesus

        I’ll be praying for your Grandpa.

    • mimeforJesus

      I don’t know if I told you this already, but I’m praying (have been, actually…)

      • Heidi Erickson

        You did. πŸ˜‰ Thanks so much MFJ. Not sure if you saw my comment I posted, but my Grandma passed away Wednesday night. It was like she just peacefully went to sleep. Praise God, her suffering is now over. Now I’m looking forward to the day when I get to see her again. :)

  • Ruthie C

    I just realized I forgot to give a final update on my aunt’s sister with cancer… oops… :-/ I was meaning to, sorry! So, my aunt’s younger sister found out recently that she had a serious case of colon cancer. She was not a Christian and didn’t seem to have any interest in becoming one. A fairly short time later she died, but shortly before her death accepted salvation. Praise God! A lot of people were praying, and it was a huge answer to prayer. Thanks for praying, guys! If you think of it, please also pray for my aunt and her family. Their sister’s death was a big shock and very stressful.
    I’m so glad we can pray for each other here! I know from experience that it’s a big blessing to have the knowledge the people are praying for you during a hard time.

    • Praise God!!! Thanks for the update.

    • mimeforJesus

      Yay! That brings tears to my eyes… and I’m “not emotional”.

    • Thank the Lord! That’s wonderful!

    • Heidi Erickson

      Praise the Lord!!! I’ll remember to pray. :)

  • Haylie

    Hey, can i ask you guys a favor? My family is going through a MAJOR change right now, and i’m emotionally, mentally, and spiritually shot. Can you pray that God would give my family grace and strength as we go through some new waters? I can’t share more, for privacy reasons…sorry.
    Praising Him,
    ~Haylie

    • Absolutely!! I’m praying! Hope I it all goes well :)

      • Haylie

        Thank you ever so much Sam :)

    • Eva H.

      I’m praying, Haylie!

      • Haylie

        Thank you Eva, God bless!

    • Yes. I will pray. I can imagine what that’s like on a small scale, but it must be way worse than that in your situation. That’s tough.

      • Haylie

        I really appreciate it, Sam :) It’s not all bad change… It’s just very radical. Thank you!

        • Oh that’s good. Yeah. Radical change can be very hard.

          • Haylie

            Yep, it can be exhausting, rough, and hard, but, God is good! And i know He will be glorified in the end :)

          • Amen to that, sis!

    • Riley H.

      Praying that God would fill you with His Love, Strength, and Peace right now. <3

      • Haylie

        Thank you so much, Riley :)

    • Heidi Erickson

      Definitely; I’m praying, Haylie. May He bless you and your family extraordinarily. Psalm 31:24 in the KJV has been such a blessing to me – be of good courage, and God will strengthen your heart. :)

      • Haylie

        Thank you Heidi! Such a great reminder…

    • Nathanael B.

      I will be praying. Psalm 27:1 is a good verse to read when you need encouragement. God bless

      • Haylie

        Thank you for this, Nathanael :)

        • Nathanael B.

          no problem. hope you can get through this change easily.

    • mimeforJesus

      Whew, sister, I know what that feels like… I’ll be praying!

      • Haylie

        Thanks much MFJ :)

    • Emma

      Praying for you @a_haylie:disqus!

      • Haylie

        Thank you!

    • Josh A

      Yup! Praying! =)

      • Haylie

        Thanks :)

  • Can you guys pray for me too? For like almost the same thing as @Haylie I guess. Haha. Anyway, my family and I may be going through a huge life change within the next year. Could you guys pray that we would do God’s will & that we would have peace no matter what? Thanks :)

    • mimeforJesus

      Yeppers, praying that God gives you peace, certainty that God knows what He’s doing, the whole package…

      “Long before your heart could run the risk
      You were born for this.”

      • Thank you so much. :)

        • mimeforJesus

          You’re welcome :)
          If you want song suggestions, I have a whole list… I’ve been going through something somewhat similar, and I found that for myself having good music to listen to is important. But that’s just me…

          • I’d love some! I love music. I’ve been listening to a lot of Christian music lately and I went to a Matthew West concert last night. I’ve been listening to JJ Heller recently too.

          • mimeforJesus

            I really like Matthew West! Okay, here comes the deluge of songs… and while I look at what I have, would you mind going up to the top and looking at the comment I just left? Thanks! :)

          • mimeforJesus

            White Flag
            Building 429

            Already There
            Casting Crowns

            In Me
            Casting Crowns

            Dream for You
            Casting Crowns

            Jesus, Hold Me Now
            Casting Crowns

            I Will Follow
            Chris Tomlin

            Parade
            Go Fish

            You’re My Little Girl
            Go Fish

            You Are Mine
            Go Fish

            Holding On
            Jamie Grace

            You Lead
            Jamie Grace

            The Waiting
            Jamie Grace

            I Will Follow
            Jeremy Camp

            You are Loved
            Josh Groban

            Hold You Up
            Matthew West

            Strong Enough
            Matthew West

            The Words I Would Say
            Sidewalk Prophets

            Something Beautiful
            Steven Curtis Chapman

            These should all be on Spotify… that’s where I have them from :)

          • Thanks! What’s your username on spotify? I use it too. My username is amandabeguerie.

          • mimeforJesus

            I can’t tell you because it’s my sister’s username and it has our mutual last name in it. I would tell you if it didn’t give away my name, though!
            I’ll probably look you up, though :)

          • Not a problem at all. Will you follow me or something so I can see your playlists/and or follow you? If not that’s totally fine.

          • mimeforJesus

            Sry, I can’t :( “I would if I could, but I am not able.”
            Oh, I was going to say – the group Unspoken has an album on Spotify, and I really like a couple of their songs…

          • That’s totally fine! I get it. :)

            I like their song “Start a Fire” a lot.

          • mimeforJesus

            That one, and “Tomorrow,” “In Your Hands,” “Lift My Life Up” are my favorites.

          • Emma

            You listen to Go Fish? So do I! My friend took a look at my Pandora radio and was like who’s Go Fish? So I told her and she still didn’t get why a band was named Go Fish. Have you seen the movie called Christmas With a Capital C? It’s a great movie! I recommend it!

          • mimeforJesus

            No, I haven’t seen Christmas With a Capital C, but I’ve heard the song.
            Do you know the story behind their name?

          • Emma

            No I don’t. Do you?

          • mimeforJesus

            It’s from where Jesus said “I will make you fishers of men”. Fishers of men, Go Fish…

          • Emma

            That makes sense. Thanks!

          • Ruthie C

            Have you heard The Maker by Chris August? It’s really good, and I think you’d like it!

          • mimeforJesus

            No… but give me a day and I will know it!

          • Ruthie C

            haha That’s me every time I hear of a new song too…

          • Emma

            One of my favourites!

      • I love that song! :)

        • mimeforJesus

          You know it! πŸ˜€

    • :) Yeah.

      • Thanks! How’s Revive coming?

        • mimeforJesus

          I was going to ask that, too! Well, @programguy:disqus?

          • Well @amandabeguerie:disqus and @mimeforjesus:disqus, we’re somewhat close. I have a few things that I personally need to do, and there are a couple things our team still needs to do.
            But I’ve been really busy. And, uh, I keep getting distracted by comments on this thread and another one. Speaking of such…I really need to leave.

          • Awesome! Haha okay. Have fun being not distracted.

          • Think: distractions, temptations, and technology drain the precious mental energy. Don’t waste the mental energy! :)

          • EXACTLY! I’ve been thinking about that a lot. And once again, I’m wasting it… TTYL!

          • I have been too…quite convicting…oops.

          • mimeforJesus

            You really made me smile, Sam. :)
            You do that a lot, actually…

          • πŸ˜€ I try to.

    • Emma

      Praying!!

    • Eva H.

      I’m praying :)

    • Haylie

      Praying now, Amanda :)

    • Josh A

      Praying. =)

    • Praying! :)

    • Heidi Erickson

      Praying! :)

  • mimeforJesus

    Hey guys, I’m here to request prayer too, but also advice… I was hanging out with my mime team today, and I saw that a girl who I don’t know very well has scars on her wrist… I think she’s been cutting herself. Please pray for her!
    And now for the advice… how do I interact with her? I want to be there for her, but we’re not close enough that I can just say, “I’m here if you ever need help” or something like that. She’s very closed-off from most people. Help!

    • That’s an interesting situation. Is she a Christian? I Will definitely be praying. The only advice I could give (and don’t take it as 100% correct) is just to start getting to know her, showing her that you care, maybe after a while invite her and some other girls to hang out and go shopping or whatever, but just try to show her God’s love. Compassion speaks volumes :)

      • mimeforJesus

        Well, that’s where it’s hard to say… she is in a Christian group and goes to youth group, but I’ve never seen anything that would make me think she’s a Christian…
        Thank you for your thoughts :)

    • Eva H.

      Wow, that’s a tough answer…one that I’m not sure how to answer. All I can say is pray. Sometimes that’s the most powerful thing you can do. I’ll be praying too!

      • mimeforJesus

        Thank you :)

    • Emma