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Living In the Half-Light

The first time I heard about living in the half-light was while reading a book about what it really means to be a man. The moment I read it, I felt a little sick. That’s because I thought it might be me. Into 2010, author Wes Yoder published a book ...

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Goth Culture Among Teens

Most likely you’ve noticed them – Goths dressed in black, to include hair, make-up, and nails. Maybe you are a Goth. Maybe you’re experimenting with the Gothic identity. Maybe you’re concerned about a Gothic teenager or sibling. Do you have reason to be concerned? Although Gothdom is too diverse to ...

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When You Feel Like God Doesn’t Understand

Our feelings are very human and part of what makes us frail. To limit our frailty, we find ways to harden or suppress or otherwise numb our emotions. We may ignore our hearts, ignore other people’s feelings, use distraction like substances or video games or other addictions, or simply avoid ...

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Overcome Lucifer’s World

We have free will. Long before humans were created, God had created the heavenlies where the angels live. The highest-ranking angel was named Lucifer, and Lucifer had been endowed with great intelligence and musical ability. God made him like a god (Isaiah 14:12). Like us, God created Lucifer and his ...

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From Curiosity to Destruction: The Way of Sin

The story goes that an unwelcome visitor found central Illinois in the 1840’s in the form of cholera, one of the most deadly diseases of the time. It traveled on the ferry, arriving inside one very sick man. The  epidemic that ensued started with another man’s curiosity.   He knew ...

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