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God Can Turn Your Scars Into a Beautiful Story

"No one could ever want me." "I'm too broken to love." "I can't do this anymore. It hurts too much." Do any of those prick at your heart a little bit? You wouldn't dare say it out loud, but on the inside you wonder if any of it's really worth the pain and the hurt. … Continue reading God Can Turn Your Scars Into a Beautiful Story

Fighting Sexual Temptation with Biblical Truth

He lingered in the street, slightly nervous. Would someone see him? What if he was caught? Walking down the dark road, he stole a glance at her house. It was only a matter of time before she opened the door and beckoned him to come in. She had assured him that her husband was out … Continue reading Fighting Sexual Temptation with Biblical Truth

When the Pain of Rejection Takes Over

Concealed; buried beneath the mask people have grown accustomed to, is a world you've struggled to hide. In your world, crying means weakness. Letting someone in is too risky. There's no telling if they'd stay or if they'd leave like everyone before them. You've learned to numb the pain. No one notices the effort you put … Continue reading When the Pain of Rejection Takes Over

How to Become the Sibling You’ve Always Wanted

Guaranteed, we've all had times when our siblings got on our last nerve. We've also had times when our siblings surprised us and we couldn't wish for a better brother or sister. Whatever the circumstance, the relationships we develop within our family are some of the most crucial relationships we'll ever have. As a young … Continue reading How to Become the Sibling You’ve Always Wanted

Seeing the Goodness of God in the Old Testament: Part 3

The people were wicked. They were rebellious. They turned against everything good and embraced evil. That was then. This is now.  If you take a good, hard look at our world today, it's complete chaos. We allow technology to tear us away from each other. We let the government decide how we should run our … Continue reading Seeing the Goodness of God in the Old Testament: Part 3

Seeing the Goodness of God in the Old Testament: Part 2

"If you keep complaining, you'll be going in 'time out' when we get home." Most of us would agree that, if we tell a child to do or not do something, we expect them to listen. If they continue to disobey, naturally, there will be consequences. These consequences aren't to make them feel bad or … Continue reading Seeing the Goodness of God in the Old Testament: Part 2

Seeing the Goodness of God in the Old Testament: Part 1

My eyes widened as I looked intently at the street corner. There, stood a man and a woman, holding up signs declaring God's wrath and the world's need to repent from their sin. Down the road, a large church sign read something like "Jesus is the only way to flee God's wrath." All around me were messages … Continue reading Seeing the Goodness of God in the Old Testament: Part 1

Finding Hope When God Feels Far Away

The sun slowly disappears. Your pain, your mistakes, and your worries come rushing in. The night has begun. Whispers find their way to your mind, telling you no one's here. No one cares. No one understands. Where is God when you need Him most? You can't help but wonder if He's still here. "Save me, … Continue reading Finding Hope When God Feels Far Away