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By Tripp Prince

3 min read

“Bless your heart.”  Three simple and seemingly innocuous words that, when combined, have the power to convey previously unimaginable meaning. With a sweet tea in hand, the American Southerner exhibits true mastery of this phrase, using it at times to express sympathy, affection, and surprise, w...


If you grew up in or around the church, memorizing passages of Scripture was likely a central part of your Sunday School experience.  A small army of faithful volunteers sang, brought puppets to life, and drew from a bottomless well of choreographed hand motions, all with the hopes of sending you home with a small portion of Scripture, not only written on the coloring sheet in your lap, but sealed within your head, and by the grace of God, within your heart. For many of us, this was both the beginning and end of our experience with Scripture memorization. Though we may still value the ide...


By Amber Noel

4 min read

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. Psalm 119:105 If there was something you knew you might need in the middle of the night, where would you keep it? Imagine putting your glass of water, phone, alarm clock, ear plugs, and bedside lamp on a nightstand — but just out of reach of your bed. Whether you’re wanting to deepen discipleship, improve your grasp of the Gospel, prepare for ministry, or resist a particular temptation, memorizing Scripture can be a wonderful habit. Just when we need to reach for illumination, a reminder of truth, or encouragement, maybe in a season of...


My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children. Hosea 4:6 (ESV) There’s a common assumption in our world that everything we need to be happy, healthy, and successful is already within us.  All that’s needed is to dig deep and unearth it, giving it room to breathe and time to shine. As such, we believe our own desires and intuition to be the most faithful guides through this life, and therefore the best thing we can do is to simply f...