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Identity in Christ (Trevor Polston)

Finding your identity in Christ can be complicated or not, if you’re lucky. For me it was an emotional roller coaster with awkward turns and dips! Coming to Christ felt like I was really in the twilight zone. God totally flipped my world upside down. For the first time in my life, I was surrounded by white people, and I had no idea why they were being so nice to me! In this short blog post, I am going to…

Relinquishing Control (Sydney Hawthorne)

Growing up, I have always had a hard time dealing with the changes that happened throughout my life, and I have always chalked it up to me being the oldest sibling and my parents’ divorce. I had to “grow up” at a very young age, and although I did it, it did not sit well with my issues of change. It took a long time for me to adjust to my parent’s not being together, marrying other people, and having…

What About Me, God? (Malia Sorce)

Being raised in a Christian household growing up, I would have to go to church and Sunday school every Sunday. The message would be the same every weekend… God loves me and sent Jesus to die for me, be nice to people, blah blah blah… Back then, I didn’t fully understand how the Christian faith worked, and I thought all it said was that God was gonna make my life happy with sunshine and rainbows and all that. As I…

Running the Race (Emma Wells)

In the summer Olympics, the relay race is an event made up of a team of four runners.  Between the start and finish lines are areas called the change zones where batons are passed off between the respective runners in their endeavor to win the race.  We, as Christians, also have a race to run.

To Love the Word (Hannah Gill)

We all know there are those out there who absolutely love reading and those who despise it. Well friends, if you’re anything like me, you hate reading.