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NovDec 2019

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  • Better Together
  • Failure
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AN INVITATION TO RE-ENGAGE

Steve Matthews

Faith is a journey, not a destination. And God’s love and grace accompanies us every step of the way. Unfortunately, our society and…

A Matter of Trust

Sudha Khristmukti

Nothing is going right.
My plans and dreams
have been smashed.
My hardest, best efforts
do not seem to be enough.
I am crushed under the burden
of failure and…

11/18/19 at 02:11 PM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of East Timor (Timor Leste), Indonesia, and Philippines.

11/17/19 at 04:00 PM

Celebrating Friendship

A friend loves at all times.

Proverbs 17:17a (NIV)

In my seventeen years, I have been blessed. I celebrate the friends I have and the friendships I have formed. I enjoy and look forward to being with my…

11/17/19 at 01:45 PM

You Don’t Have to Be Alone

Sierra, Michelle, Corinne, Tia & Amanda

Balance Solitude and Community

I’m an introvert. I like to spend time by myself. But as I’ve gotten older, I’ve found that…

11/16/19 at 02:54 PM

Behind the Pages: The Friendship of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien

Sarah Arthur

If you’re a fan of fantasy, then your top-ten list of fiction probably includes either The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis or The Lord of the…

11/16/19 at 09:00 AM

PRAYING FOR FRIENDS

Erin Kelly

I never stop being grateful for you, as I mention you in my prayers.

Ephesians 1:16 (CEV)

Because I am human, I tend to make a lot of mistakes. Unfortunately, many of these mistakes happen in my relationships with friends. A while ago, I hurt one…

11/15/19 at 11:51 AM

Kenny Smallhorn

Teen Advisory Board Member

What life lesson have you learned from a pet?

“I used to have a hamster that sometimes would escape…

11/15/19 at 07:57 AM

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Be The Real You

Wesley Overhults

I was never one of the cool kids. I spent the first two years of high school feeling that I wasn’t…

11/14/19 at 11:50 AM

Friends, Choices, Jesus

Sally Chambers

“There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother,” says Proverbs 18:24b (NIV).

Really? A friend who sticks closer than a brother? I thought blood was thicker than…

11/14/19 at 07:56 AM

Competitors and Friends

Hillary Jenny, 14

Is this the love you show your friend?

2 Samuel 16:17a (NIV)

Tennis is my favorite sport. It incorporates a variety of fitness components; it’s a lifelong sport; and most of all, tennis is fun to play. in the three years…

11/13/19 at 01:59 PM

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