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Do Something

October 7, 2014
Do Something by Robyn Roste

Lately a thought has nagged at the back of my mind that just might change my entire life: do something.

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Devoted Devotions

May 20, 2014
Devoted Devotions

In the Christianese language, I contend the term “devotions” is overused to the point of redundancy.

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God Version 2.0

February 11, 2014
God Version 2.0

Second Kings 2 tells the story about these prophets, Elijah and Elisha, who are travelling from Gilgal to Bethel. That's over 100 kilometres in distance and they travelled on foot. Midway, Elijah is taken up to heaven in a whirlwind, leaving Elisha as his successor.

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Rightful Working and The Sluggard

January 22, 2013
Rightful Working and The Sluggard by Annalisa Patenaude

One of my first jobs was working in the kitchen at a Christian summer camp. On my first day I was a spectacle of energy and enthusiasm, motivated to work hard for my employer.… more

You Only Live Once

January 1, 2013
You Only Live Once by Jeremy Postal

The lingering smell of most New Year’s shindigs always brings me back to a serious time in human history, a time many would consider the crux of human history: what to do New Year’s Eve, Y2K.… more

The Night After Christmas

December 25, 2012
The Night After Christmas by Analea Styles

It’s the night after Christmas and all through the house I’m tripping over the disorderly remnants of my perfectly planned holiday.

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"One Foot In" Christianity

December 4, 2012

Recently I attended a friend’s church where a clearly discouraged pastor took the podium and bared his soul to the congregation.

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An Argument for Deferred Gratification

October 16, 2012
An Argument for Deferred Gratification by Robyn Roste

For the past three years I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with my living room lamps. Not only are they gaudy, with their pink-and-purple textured gloss, but they have massive shades, which draw all sorts of unwanted attention.

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Change. The Good Kind.

September 18, 2012
Change. The Good Kind. by Robyn Roste

I find the topic of missions interesting. I’ve been on a few trips throughout my life, and most of my friends have been on at least one overseas adventure as well. And if they haven’t done that they’ve at least served dinner at a local soup kitchen, or volunteered at a local shelter.

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Thinking For Myself

August 14, 2012
Thinking For Myself by Robyn Roste

As embarrassing as this is to admit, it took me till I was nearly 20 before I was even vaguely suspicious of how sheltered a life I had. It’s not like I lived in a bubble, but I was surrounded by enough similar people I grew up assuming everyone else was just like me.

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