Category: Zach L.

Christmas: Surrounded but Alone?

I was sixteen when I spent my first Christmas away from my parents. I was back in America for high school, so I spent Christmas with the host family that I was living with at the time. It was more difficult than I was ever going to admit, and I just swept the whole notion more »

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Trust through Transition

It’s been a whirlwind of a summer for me.  I thought it was a transition from a season of waiting to a season doing.  But since school started a month ago, the pace of this summer seems to have just continued; and I’ve realized that I was really ‘doing’ even though it felt like waiting. more »

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Waiting and Patience

Are you waiting on something? It seems like we spend our entire lives waiting. We wait at the doctor’s office, wait on our friends to show up, or wait in the interview room. There are a lot of different situations that arise in our lives, but the same thing always seems to happen. We wait, more »

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Discipleship Takes This to Be Done Well

  Two years ago, I embarked on an experience that has been defining for how I view discipleship. Coming into the summer of 2013, I remember having a bunch of ideas and concepts about what discipleship was, and those months helped begin to piece them together. That was the summer I did the Entrust Intern more »

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1 Psalm to Give You Strength

In the aftermath of the whirlwind called Thanksgiving and Christmas, the rest of the year always seems to be a pensive time.  In the midst of reunions, road trips, and late night hang outs, it’s that time where we look back at the whole year.  Some of us might be looking back at the end more »

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1 Bad Choice by King David

When you read this title, you may jump to the assumption that we are going to talk about David and Bathsheba, however, it may be more about the choice he made that led up to that point.  However, let’s first review the context of the passage. Let’s go to the text in 2 Samuel 11:1-5 more »

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Prayer Gets the Focus Off Me

Prayer.  What a gift and a privilege.  So often, we take God’s gift of a direct line of communication for granted.  In our human nature as a result of the fall, we tend to pervert things, even good things such as prayer.  Selfishly, prayer is used to give God wish lists, hold personal pity parties, more »

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