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We read things wrong

Have you ever been in class and the teacher calls on you to read something from your textbook? Well whenever my teacher calls on me to read, it ends up going downhill from there. First of all I can barely read and speak at the same time. Then I can’t say many things because …

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Hijacking the Mess

“You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.” This morning I chose to play small. I walked in to my school, worried about small things. I was concerned about the mess on my desk. I wrestled with the power cord stuck under the front …

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Where are we?

In today’s world many ask the same questions over and over. Everyday we ask questions whether it is about religion or not. In the Bible, it talks about how we should do everything for the glory of God. Where is God? God is everywhere all the time since the beginning and till …

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The Ugly Duckling

I know that at some point in a person’s life, we ask ourselves “Why am I not pretty”, “Why is she so beautiful and I am not?” or “Why do I have to be ugly?”. So why does God make some people ugly or not as appealing? It may be that some people are more appealing …

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My Secret Identity

If you go to SCA and have bible class with Mr. Smith, you already know about the difficulty of trying to describe who you are and your identity. We are all unique and like a snow flake, God created every single one of us to be different. But describing who you are …

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Spiritual Flaws

How is it that people can easily see the flaws in themselves and others, but when asked about their strengths, they get defensive? Are we afraid of what others might think? Scared of boasting? God gave everyone spiritual gifts. Perhaps it is being able to walk up to people you don’t know …

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Taters an’ Christ

They don’t relate, you say? Actually, they kind of do.   When you plant a potato plant, you can harvest the crop later. But did you know that for all the potatoes to blossom, one has to die? It’s called the seed potato. It’s a mushy, brown, and ugly potato …

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The S.W.A.T. of Heaven

So why is it that if God can control everything, he doesn’t control us? Why doesn’t God stop us from picking up that cigarette or grabbing that bottle of wine from our “friend’s” hand? IT’S BECAUSE HE LOVES US When you really take a look at this -and not a …

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Why Church?

I’m excited to go to church.  I’ve woken early, driven 45 minutes down the highway, and arrived at church with time to shake the greeters’ hands, make small talk in the foyer, and find a comfortable seat. How very spiritual of me. I listen to great worship music, engage with …

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