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Fear Sells and We Are Buying It and Making It Cool

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Fear Sells and We Are Buying It and Making It Cool ...

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We Are a Multigenerational Church. What Does That Really Mean?

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One of the first blogs I wrote when I arrived at Spirit Life in January 2017 was this sweet story about a boy in my youth group from my previous church. This story is now over well over 10 years old and he's now a fully grown working man for the NSA. (Link to original blog.) This story is: One Sunday one of our 8th grade boys showed up to church wearing a suit and a...

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Shine the Light

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Shine The Light...

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To the Mask-Wearers

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To the Mask-Wearers ...

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The Fear That I Am Unloveable

The Fear That I Am Unloveable...

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Morning Prayer of the One Who Already Feels Behind

Finding grace, love, and satisfaction in a world of not enough

Morning Prayer of the One Who Already Feels Behind...

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The Clumsy Moments of Praying With Your Child

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The Clumsy Moments of Praying With Your Child...

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When Prayer Exposes Our Vulnerability

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When Prayer Exposes Our Vulnerability...

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The How of Praying for Our Children

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The How of Praying for Our Children...

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How We Really Pray For Our Children

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How We Really Pray For Our Children...

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The Vulnerable Fruits of the Spirit

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The Vulnerable Fruits of the Spirit...

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The Growing Love for This Ugly Cross

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The Growing Love for This Ugly Cross ...

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More On That Ugly Cross

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More On That Ugly Cross ...

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We Have an Ugly Cross in Our Midst This Lent

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We Have an Ugly Cross in Our Midst This Lent...

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Today’s Teens Really Are Different Than You Were

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Today’s Teens Really Are Different Than You Were...

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How Christians Pass On Their Faith, The Long List of Resources

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How Christians Pass On Their Faith, The Long List of Resources...

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Being a Parent is Intimidating Enough So How Can I Be the One to Pass On My Faith?

Being a Parent is Intimidating Enough So How Can I Be the One to Pass On My Faith?...

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Pushing Boundaries to a Bigger Faith

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Pushing Boundaries to a Bigger Faith...

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What a Church Family Means to Teens

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Bear with me as I share this story from my last church. One Sunday one of our 8th grade boys showed up to church wearing a suit and a tie. I was wearing jeans that day (dress jeans for those who understand that fashion) and the practice for the rest of the staff is to rarely wear a tie. This boy's appearance was a shock to us, many whom have known him his entire life. So t...

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