Got Problems? God can Help

 "Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation. Our God is a God of  salvation..." -Psalm 68:19-20 What do you think of when you hear the word, salvation? Many of us would say that it reminds us of when we were "saved" by placing our trust in Jesus. That is,... Continue Reading →

Getting High God’s Way

My friend, Tommy, got high every day during lunch period. He would go to his secret spot outside of the school building, wherever that was, and smoke some weed. It's just what he did. Every day. Tommy, a senior, sat in front of me, a freshman, in our 5th period math class. He gave me... Continue Reading →

Swimming with Sharks – An Alternate Response in an Ocean of Negativity

One of the classic scenes from Finding Nemo is when Dory and Nemo find themselves in the company of a few shady sharks participating in a recovery session. The mantra for the session is "Fish are friends, not food" but class ends abruptly when the leader, Bruce, smells the irresistible scent of blood. What makes it... Continue Reading →

When You Feel Stuck – 3 Moves You Can Make

Jen is dealing with a situation right now that has her feeling stuck. She's not sure what to do about it and doesn't feel like she can take it much longer. She feels like she is just a step away from panicking and doing something desperate. There's nothing worse than feeling stuck. Whether it's an... Continue Reading →

Off-Road Prayer: A Matter-of-Fact Approach

One of the best things that can happen to our prayer lives is when we move beyond standard pleasantries and platitudes into the realm of candid, heart-felt conversation with God. This means that when we run into something frustrating or confusing, we don't try to pretend otherwise, but rather we put it out there, as... Continue Reading →

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