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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Giving God Everything: The Battle of Trust

A couple of weekends ago, I packed up my bags and headed to Albany, New York with some friends for Cru‘s preview weekend. For those of you who don’t know, preview weekend is a conference that Cru puts on for Juniors and Seniors to explore the possibilities of working in ministry post-graduation. In those three days in a small hotel and …

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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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3 Tips to Help You Hear God

One of my constant questions when I first started walking with the Lord was “how do I hear Him?” I think a lot of believers struggle with this same question as they learn to seek His will for their life. We constantly read in scripture how people literally heard God’s voice. How nice would it be to simply say “speak …

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Honesty with the All-Knowing

Lord, you have examined me and know all about me. You know when I sit down and when I get up. You know my thoughts before I think them. Psalm 139:1-2 There comes a time in everyone’s life when you’re going to disagree with God. Well, chances are, its going to happen multiple times. Lets face it, our thought process …

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