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Why I Love Church Camp

by Laura

My first Fuge camp was in 2003. I was thirteen-going-on-drama-queen. We went to Mission Fuge in St. Louis. I'd never experienced anything like it before. It changed me. As did the next five summers of…

Jesus is Alive

by Laura

Last week I had the privilege of being a chaperone for a trip my youth group in Kentucky took to X-Fuge on Mission at Ridgecrest in North Carolina. I'll share more about camp later this…

Album Review: Rivers in the Wasteland by NEEDTOBREATHE

by Laura

  With their refreshing hybrid of alternative and Southern rock tinged with bluegrass, NEEDTOBREATHE has the energy, style, and coolness of a full-fledged rock n' roll band. Bear Rinehart's trademark edgy-but-inviting vocals soar through beautiful,…

6 Things Passion Says About Millennials

by Laura

My personal reflection on what Passion meant to me this year will come later in the week. In the meantime, I made a few observations about my generation of Christians this year that I found…

Daft Resolutions

by Laura

Happy New Year! Here's my first post of 2014! (From Day 1 of the #500Words challenge.) I've always been a big believer in starting fresh with the new year. Yeah, it's just another day. But…

Dear Immanuel: A Christmas Prayer

by Laura

I have a confession to make. And it's not about eating too many Christmas cookies-- though that's true. I'm confessing that Christmas is like just about everything else in life: we say it's about You,…

Wild, Messy Mercy

by Laura

At camp, I would always use this illustration to explain to the kids the definition of grace and mercy: "Imagine someone's driving down the highway at 20 miles an hour over the speed limit, and…