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What I Learned From Volunteering at VBS

Day one of leading a group of children at VBS. At 17, I've never been anything but a "camper" in vacation bible school. But today, I walked into that church and stood in my square of duct tape, with two 11-year-old helpers, and waited for my kids to show up. I had seven kids. Seven… Continue reading What I Learned From Volunteering at VBS

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Who Are You Waiting For?

Picture this: You're sitting in your classroom, three minutes before class is supposed to start. Time passes. It's three minutes past time now, and your teacher isn't there. Ten minutes go by. Still no teacher. As much as you doodle on your notebook and complain to your classmates, the teacher doesn't come. We've all waited… Continue reading Who Are You Waiting For?

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God Will Do What He Says (In Spite of Me) *Repost*

Alright everyone. I am currently on a college visit out-of-state, so I am reposting an old post today. But please read it, because (am I allowed to say this?) it encouraged me when I re-read it. This morning I read Luke 1 and was struck with how similar I am to Zacharias. Let me give… Continue reading God Will Do What He Says (In Spite of Me) *Repost*

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You Will Never Be Worthy (But Jesus Is)

Sometimes I feel discouraged by reading the New Testament. There are 1,050 commands in the New Testament alone, complete with seventy-four things to be and thirty things to not be... Do you ever look at even a few and realize that, even as a Christian, saved by grace, loved by Jesus, walking in the light-- you… Continue reading You Will Never Be Worthy (But Jesus Is)