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A Never-Ending Conversation

Kami L. Rice

I want to live a life permeated by prayer. Little by little my hope is coming true. Prayer has come to feel like a conversation with God. It…

02/16/20 at 08:00 AM


Hannah Beaven, 19

When my beloved youth pastor revealed that she was homosexual, my church was deeply divided. Blame, judgment, and fear lingered as people found comfort in opinions similar to their…

02/15/20 at 01:26 PM


Leah Bryan

God, teach me lessons for living so I can stay the course. Give me insight so I can do what you tell me.

Psalm 119:33 (The Message)

We all encounter awkward topics that nobody wants to discuss. A word with double meanings triggers red faces and long silences. A simple question from a curious child (“Where…

02/15/20 at 09:06 AM

Jesus Knows

Nakia Gater

Jesus tackled many tough topics. On several occasions, the scribes and Pharisees tried to trick Jesus into…

02/14/20 at 11:56 AM

A Valentine’s Day Gift

Abigail Scott

My friend Hannah fumbled with her purse, stalling for time as she listened to the cruel words a man was saying to his date. It was Valentine’s Day,…

02/14/20 at 01:04 AM


Lori Scott & Tynea Lewis

A friend loves at all times, and kinsfolk are born to share adversity.

Proverbs 17:17 (NRSV)

When you remember
and ask about
and show interest in
a small thing I mentioned
the other day in passing,
I know I can trust…

02/13/20 at 12:58 PM

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Can We Talk?

Angela Gay Kinkead

The spiritual practice of Christian conversation takes place when two or more Christians intentionally discuss their faith and talk with one another about seeking wisdom and…

02/13/20 at 07:57 AM


Aly, Mike, Sarah, Victoria & Coby

Our society seems more divided than ever. We see this in our relationships, in politics, and even within the church. When we can’t find commonality, many of us…

02/12/20 at 06:00 PM


Dale Lipscomb and Emma Stewart

Let your conversation be always full of grace.

Colossians 4:6a (NIV)

Growing up, I felt as if my parents didn’t understand anything I did. After years of fighting and being grounded, I agreed to join them in taking a serious…

02/12/20 at 01:05 PM


Olivia Connolly, 22

Being a Christian, I hold beliefs that don’t always align with those of my friends. This can be intimidating, but we are called to be a light. So how…

02/12/20 at 07:59 AM

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