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February 07, 2020

Community: It’s Not About Your Preferences


Choosing to be in a community with the people around us will, inevitably, mean that we experience moments of joy and moments of hardship. The actions of those closest to us may hurt us, long-distance may cause some friendships to end, or you might be tired of trying to get past small talk and become […]

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January 31, 2020

Remarkable Purpose


Body positivity, health, paleo, keto, training, bodybuilding, athleticism… the list of buzz words in our modern-day fitness culture goes on and on. Everywhere you turn, there is a constant message impressed upon us. I mean, who even are you if you do not CrossFit nineteen times a week and drink a post-workout shake filled with […]

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December 20, 2019

Mourning Into Morning


This post was written by TeenPact Student Vice President Madelyn McDonald The life of Jesus is a beautiful thing. Throughout His life, one of the greatest things Jesus demonstrated to us is how to glorify God through our lament.   In John 11, Jesus learned Lazarus had died and He went to Judea to meet […]

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November 15, 2019

Stacking Stones


This post was written by TeenPact Student Body Representative Tessa Lynn from Oklahoma As human beings, we are prone to quickly forget the Lord’s goodness and the ways he has provided for us. To guard against this, the Israelites participated in a custom of stacking stones and assigning a specific meaning to each stone. The […]

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October 25, 2019

In Everything


This post was written by TeenPact Student Body Representative Emma Freeland of Tennessee. We were made for the glory of God.   In what we say and what we do, in our eating and our drinking, in what we pursue and what we achieve, I believe that every little grain of glory should be willingly […]

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September 09, 2019

You Want to be Inspired


INSPIRATION: A noun. The act of drawing air into the lungs; the inhaling of air;  a branch of respiration, and opposed to expiration.   You want to be inspired. Don’t believe me? What are you doing with your life right now? Ask yourself: why am I doing the things I’m doing? Why the classes? Why […]

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August 20, 2019

Brand Yourself a Man


Brands are captivating. The white apple with a bite out of it, the jingle that concludes with, “I’m lovin’ it”, and the red and white soda label stirs a particular ambiance inside all of us. Without fail, when these images or sounds intersect with our lives, they signify a specific brand – a brand of […]

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May 12, 2019

Prepare Your Heart for National Convention 2019


הַלְלוּיָהּ   We were made. We have a Maker. So, why, why did this Maker make you and I?   Our journey takes us back to the ancient Hebrew Scriptures. It is here we first learn about our Maker. His name is יהוה from which we get the English spelling Yahweh or in shortened form, […]

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