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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2018-02_YouthGroupAddict

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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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-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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2017-10_LT-Mess

He Meets us in our Mess

I am right in the thick of it too. I am no stranger to feeling like everything is out of my control, like I am knee deep in all the things, like everything’s a mess… like I am a mess.

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2017-12_LT-Judge

Thou Shall Not Judge

One cannot be just, without exercising just judgments. But, we have to be mindful of what we do and do not have authority to judge.

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2017-10_LT-EverythingHappensReason

Why Saying “Everything Happens for a Reason” Doesn’t Help

“And what about those that live in third-world countries, young children born into such poverty? Will saying ‘everything happens for a reason’ just make all this pain go away?”

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