Begin Again: Overcoming Betrayal by Julia Dale

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In due time, I stepped back into my childhood church and that very day was introduced to a man that would go on to be my surrogate father and officiate over my wedding. This man would connect the dots from my heart to God’s and remind me that my ransom was paid in blood so greatly was I loved. I would come to understand that my value wasn’t tied to a scale and more importantly that there was a place for me in the Kingdom.

When Poverty Doesn’t Look Like We Expected: A Call to Love

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People patiently waited along the wall of the church. Each would receive a box of food donated by the community. The well-dressed gentleman waited his turn. His boots shined and polished, glistened in the sun.

What I Learned From My $5 Haircut

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When my church said it was offering $5 haircuts, I was hesitant. My first thought was, you get what you pay for! in that flippant, annoying high pitched voice that we’re so familiar with. How’s

When You Don’t Quite Fit In: Eradicating The Fear of “Other”

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It’s often hard for me to fit into circles because I’m not brave enough, Latina enough, writerly enough, motherly enough, socially conscious enough, and sometimes not Christian enough. What? Is there such a thing as

How The Church Hurt Me and How God Brought Me Back

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Hi friends, I was asked by a fellow Compel writing hermana, Jessica Galán of Malleable, to write a guest post on racial divides, denominational factions, divided selves and learning how Christ can free us from