2017-02_LT-BadCatholic

Please Stop Saying You’re a “Bad Catholic”

Christ didn’t come to tell us how bad we are, He came to tell us how good we are.

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Muslims Drink Coffee Too

I think if Muslims and Christians learn more about the common threads in their faith traditions – in particular by getting to know each other in person, with open minds and without judgement, they can improve their relationships.

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2017-01_LT-DropOcean

A Drop in the Ocean: Why Missions Matter

As I stepped off the plane during my first mission trip, I hardly expected the ways in which my understanding of poverty was about to be challenged.

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The Tools We Need to Fight Spiritual Battles

May you live in the truth every day that God has already claimed victory. By His death and resurrection, we can live in true freedom.

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Blessed the Beggar: Who Are the “Poor in Spirit”?

This is one of those Scripture passages that many people 'know' (meaning, they've heard it before) but countless people fail to understand. My own parochial school teacher taught us that it simply meant God loves poor people 'more.'

Ummm, to put it as charitably and bluntly as possible . . . no, that's not what it means . . .

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5 Tips for Arguing About Tough Catholic Truths in the Classroom

Rest in peace my grades. Rest in peace all of my friends and any amount of “coolness” that I had. It was nice knowing you. I did a presentation for my class against abortion during my sophomore year of high school. And on that day I was pretty sure I […]

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2017-01_LT-Changes

Making A Way in the Wilderness: Embracing Change

God did not create us as pre-programmed robots, He made us to have free will and the abilities to learn, grow, adapt, and adjust.

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2017-01_lt-jesusheart

Jesus’ Heart has Transformed my Own

No matter what you’re feeling, trust me, the Lord sees your heart. He already knows. But have you asked Him to see His?

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2017-01_lt-littleflower

What it Means to be a Little Flower in God’s Garden

But she realized that it was her littleness and child-like faith that made her precious to God, and so it was precious to her, too.

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I Won’t Let You Go

In that moment, I was reminded that God is not going to abandon us in the darkness, but will be our light to guide us through that darkness.

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