Identity in Christ

Identity can almost feel like a buzzword in both secular and Christian circles these days. So much so that it begins to lose meaning and even importance. Our senses become dulled to its very notion. I assure you, however, it is important—and if it’s not to you, it should be. There is a battle raging […]

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God-Given Tension

It’s a little unnerving when a book of the Bible gets all up in our business. Reading through Solomon’s realizations in the book of Ecclesiastes is like having someone put words to deeply felt truths and insecurities. It’s at once an uncomfortable exposure and consoling company. The author sums up a universal tension: how the […]

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The Gift of Mentoring

I sat teary-eyed at my laptop, frustrated and concerned about some friendship struggles my daughter was having. Carefully, I crafted an email asking my associate pastor’s wife if she had time to meet. “I’d love to get your advice,” I typed.  She responded the next day, and soon I found myself sitting with her at […]

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The Prescription for My Pain

“Mom, I don’t want to do this,” she pleaded through tears. “You have to, love,” I said. “This medicine will help make you well.” My daughter, ten years old at the time, had developed a skin infection all over the back of her legs that required antibiotics to treat. We tried one prescription, but it […]

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Seeking Answers

Most of the time, my appetite to know what God has planned overtakes my desire to walk with him. When he doesn’t share his plan with me, I run from him. Sometimes I flee in anger, sometimes in shame, sometimes dragging grief, but always looking for someone else to tell me what the Lord won’t. […]

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Meet Truly Magazine’s Cover Artist For The Intentionality Issue

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Truly magazine’s intentionality issue cover art, and the artist’s inspiration. Artist Courtney Feia is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and shares her journey of staying grounded in her faith through creative works. Courtney is a lifelong multi-disciplinary artist working out of her home studio in Uptown, Minneapolis with her young daughter […]

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