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JanFeb 2018

  • Boiling Point
  • Courage
  • Be Still
  • and more!


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Without a Word

Savannah Wood, 20

Silence was awkward for me. As an outgoing and talkative person, silence made me feel uneasy. Silence meant that something was wrong and…

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Melanie, Wesley, Leah, Christy, Marius & Joshua

If Jesus needed time away to reconnect with God, then so do we! Taking regular “me time” helps us to . . .


02/21/18 at 02:51 PM

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Courage to Follow

Emily Spillane, 20

Lord, thank you for calling us to follow. You have prepared us and equipped us with everything we need to be the people you want us to be…

02/21/18 at 01:36 PM

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Tom Arthur


I hate listening. I’d rather talk. In conversations, when I’m supposed to be listening, I prepare what I’m going to say when you’re done talking.

My prayer life is similar…

02/21/18 at 11:49 AM

In the Silence

Rachel Starr Thomson

For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation.

Psalm 62:1 (NRSV)

Ever since I co-founded a performing arts group two years ago, I’ve spent a lot of time on the road. I live four and a half hours from the…

02/21/18 at 07:56 AM

In the Silence

Lauren Porterfield

I know that you’re sitting in the silence of the night with me.
I begin to pour out my heart to you.
       I hear no reply.

02/20/18 at 01:51 PM

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Silence Under the Surface

Devin Wieland

Trying Not to Panic

I sat, sweating and uncomfortable, in the back row of the van. I kept asking myself why I had agreed to do this. They had promised…

02/20/18 at 10:46 AM

God in the Silence

Savannah Eubanks, 18

For many teens, silence is scary—like being alone in the dark. But I think God sees silence as a time of reflection, of communicating, of getting to know each…

02/19/18 at 03:27 PM

Be Still

Richard Woodard

Silence your body
Do not speak
Silence your mind
Cease thinking
Silence your will

02/19/18 at 11:48 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

This week, offer prayers for the people of France, Germany, and Monaco.

02/18/18 at 02:59 PM


Travis Isenberg & Andrew Maxwell

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools suffers harm.

Proverbs 13:20 (NRSV)

According to the dictionary, peer pressure is “social pressure by members of one’s peer group to take a certain action, adopt certain values, or otherwise conform in order to…

02/18/18 at 02:14 PM

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