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The Other Side of Faith

One of the greatest possessions anyone can have is their faith. I’d even go as far as to say that if a person loses everything, but still has their faith, it is possible they can get everything back that they’ve lost. Faith is arguably one of the most talked about topics in churches worldwide, and even non-church going people tap into this thing called faith. It is the key to everything thats possible…
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It Could All Be So Simple

Religion is supposed to unite. But in actuality, the opposite is true. Even those of the same belief system are sometimes divided, in the name of minor disagreeing beliefs within the same religion. People generally want something to believe in. It makes them feel purposeful, connected, and like they belong. So when my very close friend was seeking for a deeper meaning to life, she…
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Dismissing Defeat

I am team Christian. I root for every last one of us to win all the time, in every aspect of our lives. For as long as I can remember I’ve been in the church (aka going to church). As a matter of fact, I’ve been a part of it as long as I have been alive. I’ve been to mega churches, smaller local churches, and mid-sized congregations. But what I’ve noticed is that when it comes to the personal lives of many Christians, a lot of them are living…
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Don’t Worry God, I Got Your Back!

It was a typical day at the office. I was sitting at my desk when I overheard a comment from one coworker to the next about God. That comment turned into a full blown argument. Coworker A was demeaning God, and co worker B was defending Him. Not one to let anyone question her God, she put on her armor, ready to fight. Others passing by stopped to add their 2 cents. Me? I…
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Heart Courageous

I was in my classroom one day and I was preparing myself to go to lunch when a song began to ring over my spirit. It was called “Heart Courageous.” As it was ringing in my ears I started singing the chorus: “We’re marching on with heart courageous,

we’ll follow anywhere you want us to, and should you lead us where the battle rages

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Feed Your Faith

Most of my life as a child was spent at a church service of some sort. Church Monday night (Bible Study), church Wednesday night (Youth Service), church Friday night( Prayer Meeting), church Saturday (Choir Rehearsal), church Sunday morning (morning service), church Sunday evening (evening service), and church Sunday night (visiting other churches). Now that I am an adult, I still manage to make more than one service throughout the week. This probably seems like a lot, and sometimes it is, but I find it necessary.

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Letting Go

In the privacy of my bedroom I cried out “Overflow, Lord! Overflow, Jesus! I NEED more! So much more! Now!” I paused blowing my nose and wiping away tears. Juanita Bynum’s powerful rendition of Overflow permeated the morning air. But this time, I mouthed the words along with her, “thank you, Jesus, for your overflow; thank you for the victory in my circumstances; hallelujah, thank ya! Thank ya! Thank ya!”
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3 Relationship Centered Movies to Learn From

There’s more to movies than mere entertainment. As a movie lover, I find myself looking beyond basic humor and a gorgeous cast to really understand the message the director wants to convey. I found these three films to be particularly insightful to relationships, especially that of a marriage. So whether you’re single, dating, or married perhaps there is something you can take from these
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Brandon Camphor

Born in Philadelphia, lived in Japan, raised in Maryland, and now resides in Brooklyn. His Father was a drummer and his mother directed the choir. So it’s no surprise that Brandon Camphor has music running through his veins. So much so that he won his first national song competition at the age of 10, has helped to launch three college tours, and was leading praise and worship for a congregation of 2,000 plus, at age 14. Brandon Camphor is leaving his mark in music wherever he goes and he is just getting started.
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What I Know for Sure

Looking through my mailbox one day, I saw that I received yet another promotional offer for a magazine subscription. The deal seemed reasonable so I figured I’d oblige. As I opened the mail, inside was a pamphlet with snippets of topics that each issue would contain, one of them being “What I Know for Sure.” I read on to find 6 things Ms. O knew for sure, and being the thinker that I am, it prompted me to ask myself the same question. I was stumped.
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