23 Apr Come out of Hiding: A Father Speaks on Suicide

Until I had a child with mental health issues, I don’t believe I truly understood the devastating impact on family, faith, and friends that mental illness could bring.  In fact, I’m not sure I really even understood that mental health was a real thing.  Questions and judgments would race across...

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25 Mar 4 Rules For Online Transparency

Transparency is trending. And, I have to say, I don’t mind. To live authentically both on and offline is a worthy goal. The struggle comes with boundaries. How do you post with class? Can you? When should the personal be made public? Why? Google didn’t seem like...

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06 Feb Redeeming Singleness

If you would have told me in college that I would be single and 34-years-old I probably would never have believed you, but life tends to ‘happen’ for many of us and here I am. In our wider culture, 34 is still young, and probably...

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13 Dec Christmas Around the World

This month, we reached out to two of Legacy's global mission partners to see how they celebrate Christ’s birth. Their traditions are sometimes different from what is common in the United States. How do you celebrate Christmas in your location? Africa: We celebrate Christmas as a family...

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29 Oct Why asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness

We all struggle. Some struggles are physical, some spiritual, and some are psychological.  Sitting in grad school, I recall my professor sharing, “Every person alive has some symptoms of a mental disorder.”  I soon realized the truth in his statement. My Story Approximately 3 summers ago I...

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20 Sep Lessons on the Path of Suffering

The path of suffering is a road no one enjoys taking. Your suffering may look different than mine, but chances are you have had or will have difficulties in your life. Although not particularly enjoyable, our times of suffering do provide us with opportunities to...

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