Quarter-Life Crisis: Heading Nowhere Fast
Oct20

Quarter-Life Crisis: Heading Nowhere Fast

By: Ryan Mason Justin was making the jump from the college ministry into young adult ministry and struggling with the transition that was taking place. Several of his friends had graduated college and had already begun working in their chosen career field. Some were in committed relationships and were already talking about marriage. His life was heading in a very different direction. He could not find his dream job or the girl he...

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An Interview With Max Lucado
Feb28

An Interview With Max Lucado

Max Lucado is a world-renowned pastor, speaker, and best-selling author who has sold over 82 million books in over 41 languages. His latest book, You’ll Get Through This, journeys through the story of Joseph to show readers that no matter their broken situation, God can deliver them from their hurting. We sat down with Max to discuss his new book and how to deal with the “pits” that life brings us.  Q: The premise of your new book...

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My Life Is a Nightmare: What to Do When Post-College Life Isn’t What You Dreamed
Jan11

My Life Is a Nightmare: What to Do When Post-College Life Isn’t What You Dreamed

Is this really why I went to college and got my degree? It’s likely you’ve asked yourself that question many times. Or, if graduation is still looming ahead, you will ask it at some point in the future. A college education used to be the golden ticket that promised prosperity. But one scroll through your Facebook newsfeed is enough to show there aren’t enough dream jobs to go around and not everyone meets their soul...

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Your Job–An Idol?
Jan07

Your Job–An Idol?

So what’s your idol? For many it’s their car, their house, or some other high-dollar item. Others will say they have let their family, friends, or spouse get in the way of things. But among the top ten answers, numbers one and two go hand and hand: money and your job. To have number one, you have to have number two. Everyone has seen or heard of the show American Idol, where people from all over America sing their hearts...

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Uncle God
Jan07

Uncle God

I was a perpetually petrified little kid. When I learned how to write, I constructed a “What Terrifies Me Top Ten,” just so I could keep all my phobias straight. The dark and clowns were both mainstays (watching Stephen King’s It without my parents’ knowledge cemented clowns forever.) Roller coasters, spiders, demons, and my basement all made the list. Then there were some unusual, miscellaneous fears that rounded off the Top Ten....

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The Freshman Five
Jan07

The Freshman Five

There are many things about college that any upper classman can (and probably will) tell you: don’t buy your books from the campus bookstore, avoid certain professors, use your time wisely (which is often espoused but rarely practiced) . . . etc. But besides the same old advice that incoming freshman are getting as they begin the year, what else should you know about college? 1. You Will Change No matter how much you loved or...

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