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Jul/Aug 2014

  • discrimination
  • my playlist
  • gratitude
  • and more!

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Learning from One Another

Reverend J. Dana Trent

The rural town in which I grew up had little religious diversity. Baptist and Methodist churches lined the busiest streets, and one Catholic…

PERFECTION?

Alina Kanaski, 22

Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Matthew 5:48 (NIV)

Have you thought about Matthew 5:48? Being perfect as God is perfect seems absolutely impossible. I read the verse and want to give up. There’s no way I can…

07/23/14 at 07:43 AM

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Seek Wisdom for the Journey

Richard Woodard

In life are many paths,
but the signs aren’t always clear.
What seems good and clear ahead
may prove dangerous…

07/22/14 at 11:55 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

This week, offer prayers for the people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.

07/20/14 at 04:23 PM

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Keep God at the Center

Christina Martin, 16

In the silence of the night, I stare up at the ceiling or out my window, taking…

07/19/14 at 09:33 AM

“FOLLOW ME”

Katy Steele & Sierra Klotz

Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there will my servant be also.

John 12:26a (NRSV)

I’ve got Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, WordPress, Tumblr, and a constant flow of text messages. With social media, I can talk to anyone, anywhere, anytime, all the time. Sound…

07/16/14 at 08:19 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

This week, offer prayers for the people of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Panama.

07/13/14 at 02:59 PM

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Connect with Jesus

Susie Banks

Pick 15 minutes when you can be alone. (You might even have to get up early!) Begin by reading Psalm 23 aloud.

Imagine yourself walking through a quiet, wooded park…

07/12/14 at 10:40 AM

ONE A DAY

Hunter McWhorter, 20

In Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.

Romans 12:5 (NIV)

The day has come. I am leaving behind all my friends and loved ones. The question is this: How do I stay connected with them? I’m starting a new…

07/09/14 at 08:15 AM

Geek

Sarah Jones & Wesley Overhults

“People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”

1 Samuel 16:7c (NIV)

Discrimination comes in many different forms. We hear a lot about racial and gender discrimination, but what about discrimination against people for what they do in their free time?…

07/02/14 at 07:12 AM

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Learning from One Another

Reverend J. Dana Trent

The rural town in which I grew up had little religious diversity. Baptist and Methodist churches lined the busiest streets, and one Catholic church sat on the outskirts…

06/30/14 at 03:15 PM

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