The Freedom of Knowing the Truth – Part 1

“And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” These familiar words of Jesus are found in chapter 8 and verse 32 of John’s Gospel. They are known to Christian and non-Christians alike, particularly in our Western and North American culture. We see this statement displayed on the seals of colleges and universities across the land,

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Facing Rejection

We’ve all felt it- whether at the hands of a friend on the playground or a childhood crush. Maybe it even came from a deeper place: like a parent, a close confidante, or even a spouse. Rejection. Every person experiences it at least once. Rejection can cause some deep and bitter wounds unless we take the right action steps against

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Finding Truth

There is an age-old question that is asked by each generation: “What is truth?” We seek it. We crave to know it. We feel the void in our hearts when it is not present. Scientists have spent countless hours of research to try and prove that their schools of thought and theories have the answers. Historians have chronicled empires and

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Underrated

Have you ever felt like you can’t do anything important because you’re too young? Do you feel like older generations brush off your thoughts and experiences because of your age? Sometimes you might feel like screaming because you just feel so… underrated. You’re not alone. Teens and young adults are fighting for recognition. They want to see unfair policies changed,

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Open Air Evangelism: A Student's Perspective

The busy street corner was buzzing with the comings and goings of distracted people, and their feet moved with the rhythm of a steady drum beat. A surge of fear pattered up my spine. My hand gripped tight to a stack of tracts held together with a rubber band. The chilly New York City air whipped through my jacket, but

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What does it mean to be a Word of Life Husky?

What does it mean to be a Word of Life Husky? There’s something unique about this team, and I wanted to hear about it straight from the source–so I sat down with the coach and captains of the Word of Life Huskies Basketball team to find out. As Quiece and Antoine entered my office, it was easy to see the

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Biblical Rest – Part Three

As we finish up our series on Biblical Rest, we hope that you have found time to reflect on these characteristics of rest and put them into practice in your own life. Jesus’ command to rest is not something to be brushed aside- it is an integral part of the Christian life. If you haven’t read parts one and two

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Biblical Rest – Part Two

Last week, we opened a dialogue about Biblical rest, focusing on the first two characteristics we can take from God’s Word- that we must “Obey Jesus’ Command” of rest, and “Process the Season” we are in. To check out the first section of our Biblical Rest series, click here. Read on to see our next two takeaways from the Word

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Biblical Rest – Part One

In the early chapters of Mark, Jesus recently had completed a busy season of ministry – calming the storm (4:35-41), healing the demon-possessed man (5:1-20), the woman with the issue of blood (5:25-34), and Jairus’ daughter (5:21-24, 35-43) – and now, significantly, He had commissioned the disciples to go out and minister to the masses on His behalf. It was

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Remembering Dr. Renald Showers

Throughout the history of the Word of Life Bible Institute, our students have been blessed with some of the world’s leading theologians and Bible teachers. Dr. Renald Showers was one such professor. On April 4th, 2019 Dr. Showers went home to be with the Lord after a long fight against Alzheimer’s disease. He lived a life that reflected the teaching

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