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If You are Considering Suicide, There is Hope

Published on November 17th, 2017 | by Eliza Downer

Suicide is a plague that is robbing our generation of hope and life. A simple search on the internet will bring up staggering numbers of children, teens, and adults, who at their worst moments have turned [&hellip... Read More


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Life is the Little Things

Published on November 16th, 2017 | by Katie Beth

Have you ever seen a magnificent painting? Have you ever heard of someone winning a marathon? Have you ever watched someone get a 36 on the ACT? I want to spend a little time today telling [&hellip... Read More


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Do You Believe the Bible?

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Katelyn Skrdlant

About a month ago, I started a one-year Bible reading plan. If I stick to it, I will have read the entire Old Testament by next September. As I read through the Old Testament, I keep [&hellip... Read More


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Cultivating an Ambitious Dependency

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Austin Bonds

“You are not raising a child. You are raising an adult.” The minister’s potent words were ringing in my ears as I contemplated the arrival of our first child in late June. While my wife and [&hellip... Read More


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Suit Up! We are at War!

Published on November 10th, 2017 | by Courtney Peetz

Boots splash through the water. Rain falls in torrents. Sweat drips from the men’s creased foreheads. Their muscles tense as they take their positions. Silently, without a move and with hardly a breath, they crouch, waiting. [&hellip... Read More


Don't Fit In

Why I Don’t Want to Fit In

Published on November 9th, 2017 | by Arella Noreen

Our world is obsessed with this ideal of “perfection”, and making everyone as close to that ideal as possible. It’s all about being the coolest or the most popular, about making it seem like you’ve got [&hellip... Read More


When You're Lonely

When You’re Lonely

Published on November 8th, 2017 | by Jeanette van As

I’m a loner. I love and enjoy people, but after extended socialising I need to recharge by myself. I don’t do crowds, and love visiting with my friends one-on-one. But if no “friend time” is forthcoming, [&hellip... Read More


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Did My Prayer Prevent My Success?

Published on November 7th, 2017 | by Jennifer Brogdon

We arrived at the stadium in the middle of a large field. It felt hotter than a typical Mississippi day in this small Texan town. The wind roared at 20 miles per hour—the air dry as a desert. Tumbleweed [&hellip... Read More


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God is Stronger than Our Brokenness

Published on November 6th, 2017 | by Sara Barratt

Can I be completely honest with you? I don’t have this thing called being a Christian all figured out. I struggle. I sin. I rebel. Yet somehow I’m still loved. I’ve felt captivated by the very [&hellip... Read More

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