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Have Fun!

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Two years ago, I was sitting in a small room with my college pastor. It was my first year leading a small group bible study (we call it a LifeGroup) for our college ministry. Three weeks into the new school year, I found myself bored and what I thought was low attendance in my group. I approached my college pastor…

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What I learned from Kevin Durant

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I’ve been a big fan of Kevin Durant for a long time now. A superstar of the game, and (in my opinion) the most pure and technically gifted player in the NBA. But Kevin Durant has been catching my eye for reasons other than basketball recently. Kevin Durant was asked in this past year what moniker he would prefer to...
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Love Is An Open Door

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A month and a half ago, I started college 594 miles from home. I came out of living in an awesome discipling community and felt equipped and supported for this new season. My second week at college, as I was praying for community, comfort, and vision, I heard the Lord tell me to submit to Him and to others. This…

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Derek’s Fitness Story

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Last February I had a realization, or kairos moment, when I stepped on a scale to weigh myself. I knew that I had been sedentary and depressed from winter but I had no idea of the magnitude. For the past several years I had slowly gotten less active and I was filling my schedule with everything BUT exercise. When I…

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