It Took Me 25 Years to Realize It by Meg Grey

by The_SURGE

I turn 25 today at 12:38 pm. How do I know that? Because I asked my mom. My whole life I’ve thought that my birthday was about me – my family bought me gifts and made me cake and sent me cards, I got balloons and free desserts at restaurants and a million Facebook comments […]

Case of ACEs by Dionte Grey

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I led a presentation with a group of 50 high school students not too long ago. It’s always tough for me to kick these types of things off because I try to perfectly strike the balance of relating and educating. I warmed them up by mentioning the latest J. Cole album and asking for feedback […]

Hello, Holy Spirit

by Victoria Edwards

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need a fresh perspective of who I am. Sometimes my idea of “me” is nothing like the picture of me that God sees. And because I can’t see me like He sees me, life gets hectic and I end up acting and reacting with my To-Do List […]

Just Broken

by Victoria Edwards
Just Broken

My Mom almost died… And I was scared for sure. But more than anything, I was confused. God, why? I’ll be obedient if I haven’t done something right. I’ll do what you want me to do, be what you want me to be. What do YOU need from ME? Is it even about me? Is […]

The Prison of Body Image ~ Deborah Newman

by The_SURGE

Having the shape of your dreams isn’t your ticket to happiness. It’s learning to love the skin you’re in. Imagine a world where everyone looks like Barbie and Ken. Try to imagine yourself as a Barbie, talking to the other Barbies and Kens. Would you like yourself? Would you think you were as pretty as […]

COMMITMENT

by Victoria Edwards

#Commitment … A difficult concept for this generation, but one God knows we need! That never quit, never give up, never die mindset that people who change the world #run on … Commitment is a #challenge … It’s hard to wake up in the morning thinking not of yourself but of who you can bless […]

The Seeds of Today…

by The_SURGE

“Whoever watches the wind will not plant; whoever looks at the clouds will not reap.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 (NIV)It’s frustrating to feel that you are somehow falling behind, or missing out on all the things you want to accomplish because you just can’t seem to make it happen. I started to analyze why it was others […]

Calvary Covers It All ~ Reuben Morgan

by The_SURGE

Calvary covers it all My sin and shame, don’t count anymore All praise to the One who has ransomed my soul Calvary covers it all” There’s another story behind a song like Calvary, and it has to do with a quote from C.S. Lewis. He’s the one who pointed out that, ‘seeds grow in dark […]

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus ~ Nabeel Qureshi

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A Four Question Interview by Boundless with Nabeel Qureshi New York Times bestselling author of Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus. Author Nabeel Qureshi has a personal stake in making sure that American Muslims are not misunderstood and persecuted: Although he is a Christian, he grew up in a loving Muslim family that still practices Islam. Qureshi’s […]