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This Issue:

Jan/Feb 2016

  • imagination
  • homelessness
  • prayer 101
  • and more!


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Sally Chambers

I have a friend who decided, with his wife and children, to live out the faith in a practical way. He was not…

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The Secret to Simple Living

Andy Clapp

Be content with what you have; find joy in knowing the Lord. The stuff that crowds our lives will soon be worn out, broken, or lost. Simple living is…

02/06/16 at 02:07 PM

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Time to Simplify Your Life

Ann Byle

“The more you simplify your life, the easier it gets. Simplicity is self-perpetuating because the more you do without, the more you realize you don’t need.” You can…

02/06/16 at 10:20 AM


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Explore faith and simplicity in Philippians 3:7–8.

I have learned many valuable lessons from my parents. None is dearer to me than their view of simplicity. Living in a country where “More! More! More!” seems to…

02/05/16 at 11:45 AM

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Meet Sofia Villaveces

Teen Advisory Board Member

“I love traveling, adventure, and the outdoors. Family and friends are extremely important to me. God has given me a…

02/05/16 at 08:07 AM

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“Enough”—Jason Castro

Jason Castro’s song to his daughter reminds us that our stuff and our lifestyles do not define us if we remember that God’s blessing on our lives is all…

02/04/16 at 01:27 PM

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Living Simply Means . . .

Jake, Randy, Patrick, Chelsea, Andrew & Alina

Slowing Down and Enjoying More

When my family goes to the lake, we cook a simple meal…

02/04/16 at 08:02 AM

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Steven Lefebvre

“In the Habit” session for use with devozine meditations for February 8–14, 2016.


“I remember dating in high school as a battlefield and as a constant reminder…

02/03/16 at 10:18 AM


Alina Kanaski, 24

Better is a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble with it.

Proverbs 15:16 (NRSV)

Sometimes I get so sick of stuff. It’s nothing more than clutter that I need to clean and organize. I’m always moving. Putting all of my stuff in boxes…

02/03/16 at 08:06 AM

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The Assignment

Alexx Campbell, 17

Since completing the Assignment, I look a little bit harder at the things I own and how I can change my lifestyle to make more room for God…

02/02/16 at 09:03 PM


Tucker Alford, 19

Let us throw off everything that hinders.

Hebrew 12:1b (NIV)

In our culture, teenagers are expected to look cool, to act cool, and to have the newest things. Living simply is hard for us, especially with the lure of…

02/02/16 at 11:49 AM

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