Bible verses, pop culture, spirituality

What Failing Taught Me About Perfection

Jesus wasn't excepting nor wanting me to be perfect in the way I thought of perfect. My version of perfection is a pedestal, a level that no one can reach where their body is impeccable, their academic record is flawless, and their personal life is unblemished. But Jesus Himself was battered and bruised, considered stupid by the religious leaders of the day, and had drama in His personal life.

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Keeping Vigil

We are truly, as Mat Kearney sings, one phone call, one text, one new devastating piece of information away from our knees.

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Changing My Dating Theology

Unfortunately, most of the pressure to measure my success by my romantic relationships comes from within Christian circles. We have unwittingly adopted a theology of prosperity when truly our collective Christian creeds teach a theology of accompaniment.

pop culture, prayer, spirituality

You Took Me In: Authentic Hospitality in a Hostile World

Instead of requiring high school students to read The Diary of Anne Frank, the United States could have served as asylum for her. Are we denying asylum to the Syrian Anne Frank?