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This Issue:

Mar/Apr 2015

  • where your ♥ is
  • pay it forward
  • backstabber
  • and more!


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Nathan Mazzuca & Richard Lawton

He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach.

Mark 3:14 (NIV)

Did you know that more than twelve people followed Jesus? At times, thousands of people were crowding around him and hanging on his every word. Mark 3 seems to…

04/11/15 at 10:45 AM

Together as One

Beth Hobbs, 19

How would you describe the church in one word?

I would choose the word one or together. Read Acts 2:42–47, a description of the early church. The believers…

04/10/15 at 02:30 PM

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Family of God

Dylan Green, 17

In the summer of my sophomore year, my youth group went on a mission trip to Jamaica, where we hosted a Vacation Bible School. We expected to meet…

04/09/15 at 07:58 AM

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Darren Wright

“In the Habit” session for use with devozine meditations for March 13–19, 2015.


“I liked the film Pay It Forward, but I wonder why the idea has…

04/08/15 at 10:20 AM


Katy Steele, 23

2 Corinthians 1:3–4 describes the comfort of an authentic community.

In an authentic community, people share life together and make a commitment to be real, to cling to grace, to love one another as they are. God gave us…

04/08/15 at 02:21 AM

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More From the Well

Youth Workers, check out the latest From the Well podcast from The Academy for Spiritual Formation: Finding Revelation in Stuck Times.

04/07/15 at 11:05 AM

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Kiera Suffel

On Being a TAB Member

I am enjoying my time as a Teen Advisory Board member because it is a way to minister to other…

04/07/15 at 07:30 AM

Be Family

Veronica Paver, 16

As children of God, we strive to mirror Christ. We aren’t perfect; but the more we imitate Christ, the easier it is to show his love to others. We…

04/06/15 at 03:30 PM

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“Joy is prayer—Joy is strength—Joy is love—Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. . . . Never let anything so fill you with…

04/05/15 at 05:43 AM

Live in the Light

Aidan Gscheidle, 18

Swept away by the morning tide,
darkness runs a race as I watch the sunrise
and the beauty of infinite
sweet second chances
is fully realized.
As I consider the…

04/05/15 at 01:01 AM

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