The Benefits of Getting Married Young

Marriage for the Millennial On any given day, you can scroll through your Facebook news feed or do a quick Google search and find numerous articles telling you not to get married in your twenties. Those of us that belong to the “Millennial” generation are constantly told to wait for...

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Do I Really Have to Read the Bible?

Reading the Bible can seem like such a chore.  The old-fashioned language and writing style often make it very hard to understand.  Plus, it has so many pages.  Who has the time nowadays?  Besides, do we really need to read the Bible?  After all, that’s what the Sunday school teacher...

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Christians and the Golden Rule

“Treat others as you would like to be treated”, “do unto others as you would have them do to you”, “love thy neighbor as thyself”. Almost all of us recognize these sayings and would refer to them as the “Golden Rule.” I’m sure most of us remember being taught the...

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Making Time for God

There are twenty-four hours in each day, no more, no less. We wake up every day knowing this, and we desperately try to fit our schedules into those hours. Some days leave us feeling as though we’ve been cheated a few hours, while other days seem to be endless. Regardless,...

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God’s Goodness Through You

Jennell Houts From the beginning of time, God declared that everything He created was good. God’s goodness is an attribute that characterizes not just what He does but who He is. The psalms especially are full of lyrics about God’s goodness: “Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me...

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Waste or Worship?

Jennell Houts Since all four gospels share various accounts of a woman releasing a jar of perfume over Jesus, it must be pretty important. These accounts give us insights from different people’s perspectives including a Pharisee named Simon and Jesus’s own disciples. Let’s set the stage for Luke’s account: Simon,...

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