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The Christian and the Environment

This is an essay I wrote for school which fits nicely with Earth Day, which was on Sunday. Enjoy! Every year on April 22nd, almost two hundred countries around the world celebrate the earth. This is Earth Day, when everyone is invited to plant a tree, clean up trash, or conserve energy. As everyone spends… Continue reading The Christian and the Environment

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Hurricanes and Wildfires– What Natural Disasters Teach Us About God

This morning I woke up to a hazy red glow over the tops of the trees in my backyard. I didn't think much of it until receiving a text from my dad with a link to a newspaper article. It explained that my region of the Pacific Northwest has been covered with not only smoke,… Continue reading Hurricanes and Wildfires– What Natural Disasters Teach Us About God

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On Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

Today I'm going to share some exerts from a book I'm reading by Elisabeth Elliot, and some thoughts of my own afterwards. They are all primarily about suffering and God's sovereign hand in it. I pray that these words will encourage you this morning. "Have you noticed those two verses in Psalm 147 that juxtapose… Continue reading On Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

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3 Lies You Shouldn’t Believe (and the Truth that Destroys Them) (Part 2)

Welcome back to this series! If you missed part one, you can read it here. To review, we're going over some lies that you really shouldn't believe... and the truth that destroys these lies. (But you probably knew that from the title.) 🙂 And now on to lie number two! Lie #2--- "The suffering heaped on… Continue reading 3 Lies You Shouldn’t Believe (and the Truth that Destroys Them) (Part 2)

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Five Ways Spring Gives Me Hope

Another spring post for you! (I apologize for the delay.) And I think this is going to be the last of my little series... because, quite frankly, I've run out of topics strictly related to spring. 😉 But we'll see... Spring is the season of hope. I alluded to this last week, but want to elaborate… Continue reading Five Ways Spring Gives Me Hope