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I’m an incoming freshman and my story is not what I thought it would be. You see, I’m a planner and I had a thorough plan. Every inch of it was cozy and familiar, never taking me far from those dear to me. So trust me when I say I

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.” – John 1:14   Believers spend a lot of time focusing on the death of Christ, which is great because his

So it is Holy Week once again.   From the time I was little, I have known everything about the Easter story. I read the Bible, the children’s books, and watched all of the Veggietales episodes. I had seemingly exhausted the entire crucifixion and resurrection story.   So, NEXT! Time

Anorexia is running five miles yet only eating an apple for lunch. Anorexia is being exhausted from running but not being able to fall asleep at night because you’re hungry. Anorexia is never feeling good enough and never understanding why you can’t seem to see what others see. It’s feeling so

The words you are about to read were written on July 20, 2016. I forgot about them until today, but I still want to share them with you all.   I have always struggled to celebrate my progress. The people in my life have pleaded with me to see the

  We all have moments in life where we get stressed, doubtful, and start to question God’s timing and plans. We think thoughts like “No God, I’m pretty sure you got this part of my life wrong; this isn’t how it’s supposed to go.” …As if our plans for our

Among the Christian community, there are varying opinions about the importance of missions. There are those who claim that every Christian is a missionary by nature in their own context, and therefore they do not need to travel to fulfill their calling. There are others who think that missions is

“We make our own monsters, then fear them for what they show us about ourselves.” ― Mike Carey, The Unwritten, Vol. 1: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity I have a two part article. The goal in the first is to show that at least one aspect of the Halloween

This summer I’ve read books written by Richard Beck, Brene’ Brown, Bradley Jersak, Greg Boyd and other interesting writers. A recurring theme is that of the inherent vulnerability of the human condition and experience, especially in the experience of following Christ. Put more simply than probably should be, to be

William Stringfellow. A lesser known figure in American theology in the 60s-70s. A lawyer and, dare I say, pragmatist. I’ve recently read through the first essay in his publication, A Private and Public Faith, which he writes is intended to, “[invite] argument and controversy, not however, for the sake of