2018-05_LT-GrowInSummer

How to Keep Growing Over Break

What are you going to do for a whole summer without these people? How will you continue to grow in your faith without your regular meetings, Bible studies, praise and worship nights, socials, and retreats?

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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

As my personal life and social media routines revolved more around the satisfaction of others, my freedom and ability to love myself was slowly deteriorating.

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Confessions of a Recovering Youth Group Addict

I was the girl who showed up early to every Life Night, signed up early for every retreat, attended literally 6 Steubenvilles as a high schooler (how is that even possible?), and proudly carried my (somewhat intentionally) tattered Bible around with my everywhere.

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2018-04_LT-Battle

Don’t Wait to Join the Fight

The fight between heaven and hell, angels and demons, God and Satan, on the battleground of our souls is happening right this second and it isn’t going to end until the day we die.

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Journeying Through Grief

“Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). Recently I attended a grief retreat where participants were grieving the loss of children, parents, family members, illnesses, family separation, relationships, childhood innocence, dreams they once had for the future, and so much more. I witnessed honesty, vulnerability […]

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2018-04_LT-CatholicNotWhatIDo

Being Catholic is More Than Something I “do”

Moreover, living out the Catholic faith means so much more than going to a certain high school or praying at a certain church on Sundays. It means we have been chosen by our heavenly Father to enter into an intimate relationship of infinite and unfailing love.

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2018-04_LT-SelfCare

What it Really Means to Practice Self-Care

As good Christians, we are told to put our own needs aside for the good of the other, but there comes a point where we sacrifice so much of our own energy and resources that we no longer have anything good left for ourselves, our work, our relationships, or our spirituality.

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2018-04_LT-StandUpForFaith

Take a Stand: a Play-by-Play of How to Stand up for Your Beliefs

As I listened to their words and their confusion, the little voice inside my head started to ask, “Should you say something?” I knew the truth beyond their confusion, but how could I speak truth in that moment?

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2018-03_LT-BetterWorld

Build a Better World

Romero is a perfect example of the inextricable link between orthodoxy and the call to resist injustices of the world; his life (and eventual death) proves that you don’t have to choose between one or the other. No one can look at his example and say it is too radical for Christians to seek justice for social issues.

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5 Things You Should Stop Right Now if You Want to be Holy

I had grown lazy, comfortable, and indifferent. My questions for God were numerous, but I didn’t bother to ask Him anything. My faith was stagnant, and I could feel it.

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