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Jan/Feb 2016

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Stuff To Do During Lent

Anne Crumpler

LENT is a time to repent, to turn away from sin and…

Good Humor

David Adams, 19

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Proverbs 17:22 (NIV)

All I want to do is make people laugh. Comedy is one of my favorite things. Yet the question arises: Is it possible to be funny and to make people…

02/11/16 at 11:52 AM

GOD AT THE CENTER

Jennifer Bushnell, 19

Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers.

2 Corinthians 6:14a (NKJV)

I had survived a bad breakup, and I thought I was ready to date again. In fact, I thought this new guy might be “the one.” We went on…

02/10/16 at 03:06 PM

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Letting Go for Lent

Wessel Bentley

On Ash Wednesday we cut to the core of our existence. We are not what we eat. We are not what we do. We are not what we fear…

02/10/16 at 12:08 AM

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Stuff To Do During Lent

Anne Crumpler

LENT is a time to repent, to turn away from sin and to turn toward the new…

02/09/16 at 07:40 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Ireland and United Kingdom: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

02/07/16 at 03:00 PM

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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

SIMPLICITY

Theron St. John, 23

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

STUFF

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

UNPLUGGED

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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