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3 Reasons to Pray for the Kingdom of God

Written by Joshua Travers

When asked about prayer, Jesus instructed His disciples to pray “Your kingdom come.” Let’s consider some reasons why this prayer is so important. In His outline of prayer, Jesus teaches us that...

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3 More Things I Learned as a Camp Counselor

Written by John Columbo

Serving at Camp Arrowhead taught me many lessons. After writing my first post on things I learned, I thought of three more I’d like to share. Other than the Feast of Tabernacles, summer camp is...

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Lessons I Learned From Nepal’s Water Crisis

Written by Gabriella Kroska

Spending eight weeks in Nepal taught me the value of clean water and caused me to consider what kind of water I drink in spiritually. Where does your drinking water come from? A well? A city’s water...

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The Feast of Trumpets: A Call to Steadfastness

Written by Tammy Valley

The Feast of Trumpets is a time that symbolizes the victorious return of Christ and the resurrection of the saints. That truth should inspire us to endure! Picture the scene: After years of...

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Lessons From Jonathan: Son of a Faithless Father

Written by Tammy Valley

Having a father who is a negative influence can be difficult. What can we learn from the example of a son who overcame his father’s bad example? A chip off the old block. The apple doesn’t fall far...

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3 Things I Learned as a Camp Counselor

Written by John Columbo

Camp is an awesome experience for children and adults alike. Volunteering doesn’t just help the kids—it can also help adults draw closer to God. Camp is an educational and spiritual journey. The...

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Lessons From Scuba

Written by Gabriella Kroska

Open water divers are trained to dive within their limits to minimize the risks of diving. God’s laws actually have a similar function! I recently became certified as an Open Water Scuba Diver....

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Culture Shock

Written by Andrew Travers

A trip to Africa led me to consider the topic of culture shock. Just as I was a foreigner in a different culture, God’s people are foreigners in this world. During my freshman year of college, my...

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How Great Is God’s Mercy?

Written by Andrew Travers

By looking at two examples of how God showed mercy and forgiveness to men in the Old Testament, we can appreciate how God will do the same for us today. The four words were ringing in David’s ears...