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5 Ways to Make Your Friendships More Christ-Centered

Guest post by Laura Pinckard   Can you relate? We often try so hard to get other people to like things about us instead of actually letting people get to know us, but these relationships can be shallow. In order to have Christ-centered relationships, we need to be focused on intentionality, vulnerability, prayer, encouragement, and joy, not superficial get-togethers or …

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The Secret to "Spiritual": The Key Ingredient to Being Godly and Grace-filled

How’d They Do It? What is it? What is that one secret ingredient that has caused the most spiritual believers in existence to merit that description – of being truly “spiritual”? How were they so in tune with the invisible to cause them to live the life they lived? Of course, it probably looked a little different for every one …

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Why Confrontation Is So Awkward (but so necessary)

Guest post by Rachel Patterson Confrontation…yuck.   Even the word itself sounds uptight and frustrating.  The type of fear that comes with the idea of confrontation is hard to explain.  You know you need to talk to one of your friends about a conflict that has been going on, and you know that talking it through would be the right …

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From One Parent to Another: Why I Sent My Kids to WOLBI (part 2)

This is part two of a three-part series from Angela Burtis about why she decided to send her three children to Word of Life Bible Institute, and why she would encourage other parents to do the same. If you haven’t read part one, read it here.  Angela continues with her thoughts on all that her children learned at the Bible Institute- …

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Making the Transition from Homeschool to College

  Most people—if they haven’t already—will have to venture far outside their comfort zones in order to achieve their desired goals and fulfill their dreams. I remember when I was eighteen years old, for the first time I had packed my bags and was leaving home for a short while. I remember the feeling of nervousness as my parents waved …

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High School Bucket List: 10 Things to Do Before You Graduate (#5 Could be Life-Changing)

  High school is almost over. But don’t let it get out of the door without snatching up a couple more memories first. To make the most of the few months that you have left, gather your friends together and start checking items off of our high school bucket list! Plus, we’ve also included some fun (and FREE) graphics for …