Faith

Dating Jesus

It was a little over half way through my semester abroad this past Spring, when for the first time I began to feel really alone. Being in a foreign country thus far hadn’t left me feeling isolated or scared. While I had moments of missing home or familiar friends, I embraced the adventure of seeing new places, getting involved in …

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Faith, Travel

Trendy Meets South Africa: Sisterhood of the Traveling Sickness

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor. Romans 12:10 When you step out in faith to serve God, whether that be in a small way or large, we can be certain that Satan doesn’t like it. He will do everything in his power to dismay you from following Christ, a little something …

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Faith, Travel

Trendy Meets South Africa: Finding Purpose in a Broken World

Since arriving here, I’ve seen and heard a lot of things. All it took was a couple of weeks in another community until I was forced to grapple with the reality of poverty, brokenness and the never ending need for a savior. And why should I be surprised? We live in a broken hurting world, and while there is a …

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Faith

When God Makes You Wait . . .

There are a few things that us humans are just inherently bad at. Confrontation, humility, resisting pizza in the buffet line… let’s just face it, time and time again we fail at these things. Among these shortcomings, we are also really terrible at waiting. When is the last time you heard someone say “thank you God for making me wait?” Yeah, …

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