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SepOCt 2019

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DISAGREEMENT OR DISRESPECT

Kate Underwood

For your ways are in full view of the Lord, and he examines all your paths.

Proverbs 5:21 (NIV)

He wasn’t listening to me. He wasn’t communicating in a kind way. He was throwing his opinion in my face as if it were absolute truth, ignoring my attempts…

10/09/19 at 07:59 AM

FINDING BALANCE

Erin Burke

Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.

Mark 1:35 (NIV)

In our society, we tend to celebrate extroverts because they are seen as fun-loving people who generally take more risks. Introverts are often viewed as shy and more likely…

10/08/19 at 11:55 AM

Kenny Smallhorn

Teen Advisory Board Member

What is one of the things on your “bucket list”?

“Traveling to Antarctica. This is important because who else…

10/08/19 at 07:58 AM

SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Dylan White

Nestled deep in the hills of East Tennessee is a park called Fall Creek Falls, where the outdoorsy-type can find endless hours of enjoyment. The park features multiple…

10/07/19 at 07:53 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Panama.

10/06/19 at 05:53 PM

Prayer in Action

S’ambrosia Wasike

It is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.

Philippians 2:13 (NIV)

When I was a kid, my parents used to take me to prayer meetings with them every week. Observing various church members as they prayed, I attempted to model…

10/06/19 at 01:34 PM

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Take Me Seriously

Tom Arthur

I recently stopped by our youth-led weekly ministry, FYBY (For Youth By Youth), to ask the teens some questions about when, how, and why they have experienced adults not taking…

10/05/19 at 01:59 PM

Rebuilding Ruins

Sarah Arthur

I sit with my elderly neighbor on her front porch in Old East Durham, North Carolina.

“How long have you lived here, Ms. Emmy?” I ask.

She shrugs and…

10/05/19 at 09:10 AM

MISSION AT HOME

“Peace, peace, to those far and near,” says the Lord.

Isaiah 57:19b (NIV)

“Do you want to go to Australia?” wasn’t the question I expected my Dad to ask; but he meant it. Soon I was joining an international organization that would…

10/04/19 at 12:59 PM

Alyssa Marquez

Teen Advisory Board Member

Who inspires you?

“My Grandma May. She is my number one role model in life and my best…

10/04/19 at 07:53 AM

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