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Aim Higher Than 4.0

Published on September 21st, 2014 | by Alex and Brett Harris

This is part 5 of 5 in the series Doing Hard Things at School Grades. That’s what we work for. Get good grades. Keep your GPA up. Aim for the 4.0. That’s what school is all ... Read More



Kai Kloepfer, Age 17: Invents Fingerprint Sensitive Smart Gun

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Alex and Brett Harris

BOULDER, Colo. – A 17-year-old inventor in Boulder will receive a $50,000 grant to help develop a biometric sensor designed to prevent unauthorized people from firing guns. “I’ve been interested in technology for as long as ... Read More



Education Is a Privilege, Not a Burden

Published on September 13th, 2014 | by Alex and Brett Harris

This is part 4 of 5 in the series Doing Hard Things at School Here’s a revolutionary idea: Let’s stop complaining about school. Sure, homework can be mundane. Classes can be boring. Papers can be a ... Read More



11 Dating Tips for Christian Teens

Published on September 9th, 2014 | by Christopher Witmer

You think about it a lot. You wonder who it will be. You wish it could happen soon but it completely freaks you out. So let’s talk about it: dating. Marriage is exciting. It’s wonderful, beautiful, ... Read More



You’re Not a Student First

Published on September 6th, 2014 | by Alex and Brett Harris

This is part 3 of 5 in the series Doing Hard Things at School College students (and even high schoolers) have been told by well-meaning parents, teachers, and academic advisors: “Remember, you’re a student first.” The ... Read More



I Have Depression

Published on August 29th, 2014 | by Rachel Kramer

The word depression has many stereotypes, so permit me to disband a few for you. I am not sad all the time. I do not cry all the time. Something tragic never happened to me, I ... Read More



Don’t Waste Your School

Published on August 26th, 2014 | by Adriana Daudrich

This is part 1 of 5 in the series Doing Hard Things at School What if there was a place that could help you relieve some of the fears and stresses of growing up? A place ... Read More



A Prayer For The Weekend

Published on August 22nd, 2014 | by Jaquelle Crowe

I noticed something about myself recently. I get lazy on the weekends. I look at Friday night through Sunday night as “time off” from godliness. Not that I would actually say that! I would never consciously ... Read More



One Week Without My iPod Touch

Published on August 18th, 2014 | by Natalia Leslie

Last week, I began feeling extreme conviction concerning the amount of time I was spending daily on my iPod touch. After lots of prayer, it was clear that technology had become an obvious obstacle in my ... Read More

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