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How Easter is Like a Trip to the Dentist

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03 April 2015

easterThis is going to sound horrible, but when I was growing up, I didn’t get the big deal about Easter. I mean, sure, it’s a BIG DEAL that Jesus came back from the dead. And if we believe that he did, then we can have ETERNAL LIFE. That’s not the part I’m talking about.

The part that always got me was that Jesus knew what was going to happen. He knew that he’d be tortured but eventually he’d come back to life and get to go back to heaven and live with God. He knew there was a happily ever after at the end of the story.

Doing Good While In Your Pajamas

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06 January 2015

small giftSometimes, a girl really wants to lend a hand, but she can't go out and join the crowd at a walk-a-thon or book drive. Want to know six ways you can make a difference right from your own bedroom? Even better, get some of your BFFs together and have a do-good sleepover where you can take on one of these super-fun projects.

Mary: Ordinary Girl Brings God to the World

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23 December 2014

baby jesusRead Luke 1: 26-38

Seven women named Mary are mentioned in the Bible. We’ve met Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany. Now it’s time to say hello to Mary, mother of Jesus. She may be the most well known Mary and woman in the entire Bible. How well do you know Mary?

1. How old was Mary when she gave birth to Jesus?

a. 14

b. 18

c. 24

d. 52

2. When Mary became pregnant with Jesus she was…

a. single

b. engaged

c. married

3. Mary’s community and parents were thrilled at the news that she would be bringing the Son of God into the world?

a. true

b. false

Read on for the answers....