Lament Song

I woke up Wednesday morning feeling lost and confused, remorseful over the events of the night before. So much shame and a deep feeling of wantonness filled my chest, comprising the air circulating in my lungs trying to keep me alive. My head ached, my body was sore, and I wanted to vomit up the …

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Valuing Diversity is an Act of Worship

I was a junior in college the first time that I read Rick Warren’s Purpose Driven Life. The Young Adult group out of the church that I attended at the time jumped on the 40 days of purpose bandwagon and committed to changing our twentysomething, chaotic lives (and mine at least, was certainly chaotic). As …

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When Life Happens

Life happens, plain and simple. It does not matter how old you are, how young you are, how rich, how poor, where you live, or who you know - life happens! But it’s what you do in response to it that can determine your outcome and your future– either for the good or for the …

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A Living Sacrifice

Lately, I have been studying the book of Malachi in the Old Testament, actually the last book of the Old Testament. In reading chapter 1 of Malachi something stood out to me that had not stood out before. In this chapter, it is evident that the Lord is pretty ticked off about something specific. Specifically, …

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