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This Issue:

Jan/Feb 2015

  • courage
  • 2nd chances
  • not your Sunday tunes
  • and more!


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Clique vs. Circle of Friends

Carol E. Lytch with Katie Lytch, 15

In the opening scene of the movie 10 Things I Hate About You, a new boy is taken around the high school and…

In the Crowd

Kristen Conard

You see me sitting here
on the inside,
one of the elite.
You wonder how I got
my invisible pass
to sit at the cool…

02/26/15 at 02:29 PM

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Ugly Friendships

Pamela Trunk

“I’m going to visit Ms. Rowe this weekend. Want to come?” my friend asked. No way! I thought to myself. You will never catch me at that school…

02/26/15 at 08:06 AM

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Sally Chambers

“In the Habit” session for use with devozine meditations for March 1–8, 2015.


“As a teenager, I got my first camera from my grandparents. I took pictures…

02/25/15 at 10:26 AM


Dallas Kepler & Hunter McWhorter

Discover what the Bible says about ranking in 1 Corinthians 12:14–26.

Cliques have been part of life since the beginning of time. We were created equal, but we are different too. Not wanting to feel different, we are often tempted…

02/25/15 at 08:12 AM

Friend of the Outcasts

Shelby Hill

Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Timothy 4:12 (NRSV)

You may think that in a Christian school everyone would accept one another and there would be no cliques. Wrong! In my Lutheran junior high, there were two cliques—the…

02/24/15 at 01:41 PM

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Meet Kiera Suffel, TAB Member

18, Ohio

“I love life and always try to look at the positive side of things. Cracking jokes and running are two…

02/24/15 at 08:13 AM

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Coming Up in the Next Issue

+  kodak moment
+  YOU-nique
+  where…

02/23/15 at 11:58 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Germany and France.

02/22/15 at 06:53 PM

Hush, My Child

L. Joey Faucette

Be still, and know that I am God.

Psalm 46:10a (NIV)

Last year I struggled to decide what I should remove from my life during Lent in order to invite the creative Spirit in. I needed something different, something other than…

02/22/15 at 02:15 PM

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…

02/21/15 at 02:27 PM

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