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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…

02/26/20 at 01:08 AM

Alone with God: Your Own Personal Retreat

Ron DelBene

Our lives are so busy and filled with noise. We often don’t know how to handle silence and being alone with God. Here’s a mini-retreat to try on…

02/25/20 at 11:52 AM


Hannah Beaven, 19

My favorite ways to enjoy focused, rejuvenating time with God include climbing trees to pray, taking solitary walks in the woods, pounding out my frustrations on a piano,…

02/25/20 at 07:55 AM

Time for God

Deana Hadley

"I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint."

Jeremiah 31:25

School is a huge part of my life. Homework, tests, friends, fitting in, and the latest fashion consume most of my time. Sometimes it is hard to find time…

02/24/20 at 01:50 PM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Belgium, Luxembourg, and Netherlands.


02/23/20 at 04:00 PM


Jessica Lowe

When I agreed to become a pastor, I thought I had answered God’s call. Yet, often God calls not once, but again and again.

While in seminary, I sensed…

02/22/20 at 01:29 PM


Anonymous, 18

I was done. I was ready to end it all. Overdosing on pills seemed the most logical option. People were going to talk. Some would cry. But I…

02/22/20 at 11:28 AM


Muyiwa Olaiya Benralph

Here, O Lord, my life to you I surrender.
I had thought it was all mine
To do with whatever I pleased—
But I was wrong.

I have done what I shouldn’t do

02/21/20 at 02:49 PM


Kevin Barajas & Kristin Freer

Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.”

Luke 23:34 (NRSV)

Jesus inspires me to forgive. No one has embodied forgiveness better than Jesus did. God brought him into a world full of evil to forgive sins. Although Jesus was…

02/21/20 at 07:57 AM


Hannah Beaven & Olivia Connolly

I see you, a hopeless look in your eyes.
I see how you can’t stop asking, “Why?”
I see the tears dripping down your face.
I see you, drowning in shame and…

02/20/20 at 01:58 PM

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