Recourse Against Giants
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Recourse Against Giants

Written by Dorian Watson Lately, I’ve been meditating on 1 Samuel 17. This chapter gives the account of David and Goliath. The Lord put these scriptures on my heart about a week ago as I was processing a lot of emotions regarding a friend of mine who is going through a tough situation. It’s difficult...

Refining Seasons
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Refining Seasons

Written by Christiana Boyer I love the four seasons of the year because growing up in Houston, Texas, I never really experienced spring and fall…or winter for that matter! I basically just knew hot, followed by humid hot, before humid cool, and then hot again. When I moved to Virginia in 2001, I discovered there...

An Author’s Untimely Passing and Some Laundry
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An Author’s Untimely Passing and Some Laundry

By Jennifer Redmond, Communications Director The passage of time is relentless. We know this reality, and yet we so often forget it, behaving as if time slows to our demands, as if by ignoring it, we can press “pause.” But, the delivery of some tragic news recently jolted me from this forgetfulness. In the middle...

What’s In a Name? Mara’s Story
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What’s In a Name? Mara’s Story

By Jordan Stafford Imagine being so dehydrated after only drinking coffee for three days straight that you change your name to “Dehydrated.” I don’t know about you, but only drinking coffee is 100% something that I might do. In fact, sometimes I feel that coffee is the fuel that motivates me to do just about...

Choosing to Love
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Choosing to Love

Written by Juan Dugan, D.Min. There is a true wisdom in the way the Old Testament understood love, particularly when it comes to the topic of marriage. This wisdom and depth stands in stark contrast to our modern culture, which uses one word to convey a variety of meanings such as “I love my wife”...