Friday Poll Question

Greetings friends, and welcome to another Friday poll question! Today's question: How are you shining the light of Christ into the dark places in your world? Leave a comment below to join the discussion! Hope everyone has a tremendous weekend!

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God and Country

When I was in Boy Scouts I worked to earn a medal called “God and Country.” Most of the things we achieved in Scouting were either merit badges to wear on a sash or a step up in rank, where the highest rank was Eagle (I stopped at Life, just below Eagle). The fact that “God and Country” was a medal, and not just another cloth badge, suggests that encouraging devotion to both was a high priority for the…

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How to sound Christian for fun and profit (Cassandra Millis)

“Not mine, but thine.” I remember using this phrase in one of the most nervous conditions of my life. I was interviewing at my dream college and desperately wanted to make not only a good impression, but a godly impression. (Seeing as it was an Evangelical Liberal Arts school. That advice might not work everywhere else.) When asked what book I had read most recently I quipped, “Is it nerdy to sa…

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Vulnerable Hearts

Writing about reading the scripture, Benedictine Sister, Macrina Wiederkehr said: “Read with a vulnerable heart. Expect to be blessed in the reading. Read as one awake, one waiting for the beloved. Read with reverence.” When you open the bible and begin to read, what do you expect to happen? Do you expect to be blessed by the words? Do you expect to hear God’s voice guiding you, comforting you, chall…

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Friday Poll

Greetings friends! I don't know about you, but I'm a little ticked off at a certain rodent! So I'm trying to channel my outrage in a positive direction, so I need you all to help set me straight: How do you best enjoy God's creation during the winter months? Leave a comment below, and hopefully we'll all work through this together! Have a great weekend everyone! J

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