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More Than Death: Why We Call Good Friday “Good”

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Good Friday. The day Jesus was nailed to a cross. The day he was beaten. The day he died. When you first think about it, it seems illogical. Why would Christians call the day their Lord, their teacher, their God died “good”? The day after the Passover, about 2000 years ago, the Friday before Easter Sunday, was horrible. Gruesome. Sad. I have heard it been called the worst day in history. Death...

Why Teens Should Sit In Silence

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It may come as a surprise to us believers in the modern era that silence used to be one of the most valued of Christian ideals.  Strange to hear, isn’t it? In our world of platforms and networks, group chats and twitter threads, silence has come to be quite underrated in the 21st century mind. Of course, this is an unusual feature of the modern age. Through the use of Scriptures the church has...

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4 Prayers To Fuel a Passion for God’s Word

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Do you always find it easy to read the Bible? Do you constantly burn with a deep passion for God’s Word? If you honestly couldn’t answer yes to those questions, maybe these will resonate more. Do you struggle to meditate on God’s Word? Do you get distracted when you sit down to read? Do you long to delight in God? Yes? I know, me too. Too often our pursuit of God is so weak. We struggle with half...

Mere Devotion: 6 Things the Divided Church Can Unite In

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Christianity is divided. This fact is as undeniable as it is devastating. Jesus prayed that we would all be one–but two thousand years later we are everything but. The idea that the Church could one day be united seems almost fantastical. There are over 30,000 denominations in existence today. This means that we are .003% of the way toward the ideal that Jesus laid down for his bride: unity...

The Power of Seeing and Believing

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I ran up the path as fast as I could, struggling, out of breath, yet ecstatic. Mary Magdalene caught up to me, as she had stayed at the tomb longer. We rushed up to the door of the room where the disciples were and knocked on the door. It didn’t open. “James! He’s alive!” I yelled through the wood. I heard footsteps. As the door opened, the beautiful Sunday morning light...

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rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →