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Around 260 AD the second of two great plagues killed much of the world.  It was estimated two thirds of Alexandria died as result.  Frightened people immediately began to shove diseased loved ones outside. They were dumped in roadways before they died and the dead were left unburied.  Many who fled died of this epidemic, […]

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I read my friend, Sarah Bessey’s beautiful words’s the other day and wept.  Ten minutes later I’d written the following response. //// “I’m the one who gets on your nerves, the one you wish would go away, I know. Maybe I embarrass you. Maybe I worry you. Maybe I anger you. Maybe it’s a bit […]

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netizen |ˈnetəzən| noun a user of the Internet, esp. a habitual or avid one. ~ The one that made me even more impressed with Donald Miller and want to rush out and buy his next book. My understanding of the Church has radically changed. Since Blue Like Jazz came out, I’ve sat in many a […]

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~ “I just want to hear God. To know how he’s speaking to me? she said tearfully, looking at the ground her shoulders slumped in defeat and frustration.  From the Bible belt area of the North otherwise known as West Michigan Amy had come to the recommit her life to Jesus at the Urbana Missions […]

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premature-baby

Day 2 of “When God Speaks {or doesn’t} kicks off with a heartbreakingly beautiful story from another beloved friend, Dabney with whom I had the pleasure of working with while I was at InterVarsity.  Trigger warning for those who have lost children. ~ Last week I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl during my […]

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I am reading -and loving- R. York Moore’s newest book, Making All Things New: God’s Dream For Global Justice.  Because York is my current mentor, married to one of my very bestest friends, my former InterVarsity staff worker & the one who led me to Christ and discipled me, it seemed fitting to mention that outright.  Also, […]

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CBC Family Reunion

When I started in campus ministry several years ago, I was 18, unmotivated, and a confused biracial kid with baggage up the wazoo and not a mite of confidence except in the only things I’d managed to perfect: fashion and hair.  I started tagging along with the InterVarsity kids not because of Jesus or even […]

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Advent, Day 1.

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