Is Bible Reading Really Important?

I will give one hundred dollars to the first person who can find one of the two following verses in the Bible with these exact words: “The lion shall lay down with the lamb” or “Spare the rod, spoil the child.” However, no matter how hard you look, you will not find either of them […]

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Having “The Talk” with Your Kids

“As long as it’s consensual, you can have sex with whomever you want of whatever gender you want or identity you want. And it might be before marriage and it might not. All of which is totally natural, and okay, and healthy,” proclaimed my high school’s award-winning newspaper. As I talked to other students about […]

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Easy Ways to Go Green

Christians are often looked down upon by the secular world because of a historically held belief that humans “reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, the livestock, all the wild animals on the earth” (Genesis 1:26). While this is true, both Christians and non-Christians alike have sometimes misconstrued this verse […]

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Long Distance Love

Whether it is a consequence of work, college or the pursuit of other endeavors, long-distance relationships are becoming more popular. In fact, according to Statistic Brain, it is estimated that 4 to 4.5 million non-married college couples and 3.75 million married couples are in a long-distance relationship. Nevertheless, being in a long-distance relationship is still […]

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Engaging Your Teens

“Who is to blame for the inception of slavery, class?” asked my European teacher one day in class. “The Bible!” exclaimed one of the students. Much to my disbelief, the teacher cheerfully agreed: “Of course, it’s always the Bible.” For months now I had been told by both my peers and teachers that Christians were […]

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Emmazing Grace: Answering the Call

Have you seen a 12-year-old girl lately? If so, they were probably texting on their shiny new cell phone, watching a movie at the movie theater, shopping at name brand stores with their mothers, or belting out lyrics to the latest Billboard Hot 100 song from the car next to you at the red light. […]

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Invisible Accountability

America stood in awe on March 8, 2012 when Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 video reached over 50 million views after only three days on YouTube. After watching the film, each and every observer was left with shocking clips and images of Joseph Kony’s inexorable mission: to “purify” the Acholi people of Uganda. Joseph Kony, the […]

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