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Teens Coughing On Produce, Senator Diagnosed, & Tip for Staying Sane During Quarantine (Daily Update #3)

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“While God, for the most part, allows this cosmos [creation] to work according to the laws of nature, there is never a time when He is not actively involved in every detail of life.” ― Charles R. Swindoll ICYMI We have two new articles up on TheReb! One from Ashish Matthew about “Glorifying God with Your COVID-19 Quarantine.” And the other is a fun little video from a family who...

Glorifying God with Your Covid-19 Quarantine

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Have you ever seen a ship battle a storm? I know it feels like we’re weathering our own storm right now, but I want to focus on another aspect to storms. I’ve always wondered what a sailor would feel in the face of a storm at sea. Once, I heard a sailor remark, “In a storm, what you really hope for is that no one building the ship took any shortcuts.” That left me thinking. How often do we take...

“He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” (COVID-19 Version)

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We all know the fun, little ditty “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Well, this Georgian family found a way to bring some light hearted hope to their fellow parishioners by modifying the song. It’s the COVID-19 version. Mr. Gingrich, who posted the video to his private piano studio’s YouTube channel, said about the video: “Our church, Cellebration...

Some Good COVID-19 News, California Shut Down, and the Presence of God

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It’s another beautiful morning here in LA. I got my coffee, my comfy mischievous mickey mouse sweatshirt on, and some updates for you. ICYMI Like I said yesterday, we’re committed to bringing you guys good, inspiring, helpful content throughout this week. Check out today’s article by Amanda Barratt about what Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s teaches us about isolation and COVID-19. New Numbers Total global...

What Dietrich Bonhoeffer Can Teach Us About Isolation and Covid-19

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As I’ve been dealing with social distancing, canceled events, and the overarching fear and uncertainty engulfing our world, I’ve been thinking about Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the final two years of his life, which he spent in prison for suspected political resistance against the Nazi regime. While our circumstances and Bonhoeffer’s are very different, I believe there’s much...

Young People Need to Take COVID-19 Seriously and Other News Updates

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ICYMI Over the next several weeks, we’re going to do our best to keep you up to date with developments regarding COVID-19, quarantining, and everything relating to that. We also want to be a source of encouragement, joy, and inspiration to you! This is our moment to shine, Rebelutionaries! We’ve been preparing for moments like this for years. Let’s step up and be an example of hope...

4 Things to Remember When God’s Will Isn’t Clear

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Should I enter the mission field? Who should I marry? What career do I choose? The teenage years carry with them a world of daunting decisions. At times it can feel as if the rest of your life needs to be mapped out by senior year. You may frequently wonder “What is God’s will for my life?” and wish He’d reveal the answer on a flashing billboard. God’s will just...

What You Should Know About COVID-19

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Someone, find Thomas Hunter and wake him up because the world is grinding to a pandemic halt without him. You may not have gotten my obscure reference to Ted Dekker’s Circle Series, but unless you have genuinely been asleep and adventuring in another world, you’ve most definitely heard about the pandemic that’s bringing the world to a halt. You probably have even begun to feel the effects of the...

5 Things To Remember When The Coronavirus Cancels Your Life

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The world is changing all around us. For students in high school and college, it can feel like everything has been cancelled or is about to be cancelled. School. Church. Youth group. Field trips. Movie theaters. Everything. The gymnastics tournament you’ve been training for all year? Cancelled. The musical you were supposed to perform in next month? Cancelled. That mission trip you’ve been...

Faith in the Face of Coronavirus

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Every year has its fears—but this year has had more than its share of them. We’ve had fires, threats of war, and now this unknown that could be hiding anywhere among us—the Coronavirus. There are a hundred things we want to do. Be afraid. Hide. Use every bottle of hand sanitizer. Stock up on toilet paper. Live in a hazmat suit. As we see more and more people come down with this virus, it seems...

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