A Co-Pilot in Christ is better than Flying Solo

We all need alone time once in a while. Between school, work, extracurricular activities, church and bible studies, friends, family, and other obligations, sometimes we feel like we need a little space. But what happens when we distance ourselves too much? I’ve been struggling with mood disorders for a long time now. Sparing you the…

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Why Every Christian Should Work In Customer Service

The service industry (retail, customer service, restaurants, etc.) is generally disliked among many of the people who work in it. According to an article on trade.gov, service jobs accounted for over 80% of the United States job market in 2009. Having looked for work in this sector this past year myself, most of the jobs…

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The Good Shepherd

Every Christmas season—or rather what I prefer to call the season of Advent (the new church year)—famously begins with Jesus’ birth narrative. My favorite part of the narrative comes from Luke 2:8-14: And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of…

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Bearing Our Cross

Luke 9:23 is a famous passage Christians use where Jesus says, “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me.” Yet this passage is often misinterpreted. Most contend this passage is a generalization about discipleship: That we have to be Christlike in all circumstances. While…

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Twisting Scripture

The above image was shared by the Facebook page, We F***ing Love Atheism. As Christians, what do we do when images like the above circulate around the Internet? First of all, know your convictions. Know that no matter how much atheists and others twist Scripture, God’s Word does not suddenly become errant and contradictory. Second, if you’re…

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