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Be Fully Convinced

Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind…

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Hiding from God

But the Lord God called to the man, “Where are you?”

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Conservatives Don’t Fit in Your Box

In a world where liberal ideology is put forth by the media and by education as the ‘intelligent’ and ‘progressive’ choice, conservatives seem to be shunned to live inside of a stereotypical, stigmatized box. The media hates us, education tells us we’re racist and wrong, and liberal politicians like to preach to the world about how horrible we are. Continue reading “Conservatives Don’t Fit in Your Box”

Adoption > Justification

Being home for spring break means that I get to do things I love, like meet with my young adult group at church on Wednesday night. In Ethos, we’re going through 1 John. Wednesday, we were covering 1 John 3:1-10, and the message has stuck with me. Continue reading “Adoption > Justification”

Jesus is BETTER: Why I’m Observing Lent as a Non-Catholic

“There’s something about it that makes sense, Lent. You give something up, and everything’s more joyful.” -Elaine Stritch Continue reading “Jesus is BETTER: Why I’m Observing Lent as a Non-Catholic”

The Tale of a Guilty Loner

“WHY aren’t you with people right now?”

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Why I hate denominations

“What denomination are you?” asks an innocent bystander.

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Everything’s On Purpose

Do you ever feel like life is just HAPPENING to you? It’s like you’ve stopped actually living, and you’re just trying to survive it.

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Stop praying before meals

Followers of Jesus Christ have an odd habit, one that I am so guilty of and have been convicted of more and more lately. We prioritize prayer, remind ourselves and others that prayer is communication with a pure and holy God, and talk about its intrinsic value. Continue reading “Stop praying before meals”

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