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  • January 3, 2021

    If you've taken any science course in school, you've probably heard of the scientific method. You know—observation, hypothesis, experiment, analysis, conclusion, and report. In some of your experimentation (or just in your textbooks), you've also probably heard of alkali, acids, compounds, elements, refraction, and Boyle's Law. What do all of these scientific terms have in [...]

  • January 7, 2020

    Glistening with sweat, we parked our bikes by the local convenience store. It was a hot, summer day, and air conditioning sounded pretty good. As recent graduates of eighth grade, my friend Allie and I were fully enjoying no homework and the freedom of summer vacation. Munching on our favorite candy, we sat down next [...]

  • December 30, 2019

    With our heads bowed and eyes closed, I sat in our weekly prayer circle at church. Every Wednesday before band practice, our ministry group would come together and pray. We took turns thanking God, praising Him, and laying our requests before Him. As I listened to my friend talk to the Lord beside me, I [...]

  • December 9, 2019

    READ: LUKE 8:40-42, 49-56 Who doesn’t love a good superhero movie? It’s fun to imagine something “somewhere out there” that’s completely unbound to nature’s laws—a savior to the weak earthlings. It’s like we have a craving to be rescued by a superhero. And those dreams of a savior are not that far off. If you’re [...]