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Janine James: I Will Remember Them

Janine James: I Will Remember Them

This blog post was written in January of 2020. At the time, I wasn’t personally grieving anything, but the Lord laid this scripture on my heart. I wrote it on Friday and scheduled it to post the following Monday. That Sunday, the tragic news of Kobe Bryant, his...

Jonathan Pugh: Heavenly Conversation With the Saints

Jonathan Pugh: Heavenly Conversation With the Saints

“Then I saw in my Dream they went very lovingly on together, and had sweet discourse of all things that had happened to them in their Pilgrimage;” – from John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress Pilgrim’s Progress has served many generations of Christians as an encouraging...

Justin Chambers: My First Time At NextGen

Justin Chambers: My First Time At NextGen

I was invited by Yvonne Miller and she didn’t have a great explanation of what NextGen was but the invitation was there. Thanks, Yvonne! I wasn’t sure what to expect. The place I was at, the things God was doing, I really didn’t think I needed to upset my schedule...

Chris Brown: Processing My Heart for Christmas

Chris Brown: Processing My Heart for Christmas

Recently as I was at my first “in person” Nextgen conference, I was there to just be. I had not gotten permission to do that in a long time.   As I was listening to some of the speakers, I was taking in so much. I was learning and processing. At one point both...

Nancy W.: Don’t Take Away Nothing

Nancy W.: Don’t Take Away Nothing

The conference ended, as I knew it would, on Friday night with hugs all around and tears shared with new friends and old, not wanting to leave the precious gathering of sojourners who stopped for a mere week of respite. NGLC 2021, a time to drink deep from the well of...

Kim Olachea: When Jesus Shows Up

Kim Olachea: When Jesus Shows Up

My husband had been to Israel several times, leading group tours. It was my first time. In addition to my fear of flying, I  was afraid that I would not have the life changing experience others seemed to have had. What if it didn’t happen for me? Each day brought new...

Shevi Sloane: Resist the Exist

Shevi Sloane: Resist the Exist

Howard Hughes was a talent larger than life.  An inventor in his teenage years.  A movie producer and aeronautical engineer in his twenties and thirties.  And, a billionaire tycoon in his fifties.   He produced some of the most famous movies of the twenties and...

Virgil Tanner: The Individual and the Ecosystem

Virgil Tanner: The Individual and the Ecosystem

Learning to be wise…when the tension is to divide Always, there are two things to be mindful of: the individual and the environment. Naivete leads us to see one over the other. Wisdom hard-won sees them as inextricably linked. As I watch American news feeds from the...