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Is It Time To Be Still?

My life is so busy. Yours too, right? Busy seems to be the cadence of our world, and I often hear proclamations from others (and from myself) on just how very busy we are; how there is always something more to do. For me, unfortunately, this busyness routine I've embraced over the years has … [Read More...]

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Why Patience Has Its Perks

BEFORE YOU READ FURTHER, WATCH THIS BRIEF, COMICAL VIDEO CLIP. I'm sure St. George is a lovely place, but Disneyland? Disneyland is coined as THE happiest place on earth! Especially for kids. I watched this video and thought about the Israelites. God rescued them out of slavery in Exodus. … [Read More...]

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How To Distinguish Between Dating vs. Hanging Out

Something scares you. It’s not terrorism, economic recession, global warming, or gasoline prices that could hit 10 bucks per gallon by the time you’re done reading this. These things might worry you, but something else makes your palms sweat and your pulse hit triple digits: asking someone out on a … [Read More...]

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3 Scandalous Sides to Young Adult Ministry

This past weekend I read a scandalous story. It’s a story of cheating, being taken advantage of, and losing everything. But it’s one of the most wonderful stories ever told. My daily Bible reading took me to the Old Testament prophet Hosea and his story of marrying a girl named Gomer who was … [Read More...]

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10 Ways To Maximize Your Single Years

Singleness is neither a disease that needs to be cured, nor is it a carpe diem season of life. From the proper perspective, singleness is very strategic in God's economy — whether for a season or for a lifetime. Here are 10 ways you can make the most of your single years: 1. Know that … [Read More...]

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Why Churches Need To Get In The Game

Every college town in North America is gearing up for the most exciting time of the year. It’s time for the fall semester--it’s game time! Students are on their way back to their campuses by the thousands. According to the National Center of Education Statistics, there were 21.8 million college … [Read More...]

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The 10 Friends You Need in Your Life

When you reach the 20- and 30-something stage in life, it's easy to see how friendships come and go. Those kids from 8th grade camp are no longer in your e-mail list. Buddies from high school who wrote in your yearbook, "We'll be friends forever!" are already a distant memory. Young adulthood is a … [Read More...]