Tag: Life


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Jul 2017
Stories From Ukraine | Meet Arkasha

Stories aren’t just found in a good book, they’re hidden behind the eyes of the person right in front of you. They have flesh, they have feelings, and they have a name. But are we willing to listen? When we hear a story that moves us, we are inspired to do the same. Stories give to us the gift of understanding someone’s beginnings and struggles. They have within them the power to move us from being overcome to overcomers. And they remind us that we’re not alone. Over the next several days......

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Four Friends
March 20, 2017

Four Friends

My freshman year in high school was a significant year of transition. Our family moved from a city in which I was born and had lived for the first fourteen years of my life. The...


The Joy of Suffering
March 10, 2017

The Joy of Suffering

Every person goes through suffering. Maybe you aren’t suffering now but I’m sure you have and, if not, you will. If you’re wrestling with the tension of what to do today consider this: What if struggle and...


Church
October 03, 2016

Church

By Courtney Chow According to the Internet, “church” is defined as a building used for public Christian worship — a building that might well resemble the one I grew up calling church. I remember it...


Life Inside a Story
September 25, 2016

Life Inside a Story

One of my family’s favorite shows right now is NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior.” It’s a sports entertainment competition spin-off of the Japanese television series “Sasuke.” If you tune in to watch the show, you’ll see...


The Lost Art of Staying Put
August 02, 2016

The Lost Art of Staying Put

A few days back I was sitting at a local coffeehouse with a few friends talking about the weekend. As conversation took place I couldn’t help but notice a small group of people sitting around...


Turning Toward Jesus Together
July 23, 2016

Turning Toward Jesus Together

Authored by Jeremy Penn Whenever the church gathers in my home we always begin the gathering with a shared meal. Around the table we are recentered around the presence of Christ, and the gathered are...


Forming Spiritual Families
July 22, 2016

Forming Spiritual Families

What would it look like if you built a church without walls? Would there be music? Would people even show up? This past weekend two home churches decided to test these questions and took over...


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