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5 Minute Take: How Do We Get Through Bad Days?

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | April 21, 2021
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What If

By Emily Pigott | February 16, 2021

In the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, the luxury British steamship called the Titanic began to sink. On April 14, they received six, yes six, warnings of sea ice and yet their captain still ordered their speed to be set at a staggering 22 knots. It was this speed that prevented them from being able […]

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Be Secretly Incredible

By Emily Pigott | January 27, 2021

At the beginning of the movie The Incredibles, we see the star of the show, Mr. Incredible himself dressed in a ho-hum outfit, driving a car that is way too small for him, while coming home from a job that he does not like. All superhero activity has been banned by the government, so he and […]

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It’s Been a Moment, Here is How I Feel

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | January 15, 2021

The days give less and more it takes Trails of tears our nation makes From declaration and freedom declare To self-destruction and images of despair God hits straight lines with crooked sticks But sometimes he lets crooked nations get sick A dream and vision of what could be Yet original sin is all we see […]

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Things to Remember this New Year

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | January 1, 2021

Brent Crowe wishes you a happy new and gives some insight on how we should approach this year despite what we all may be feeling. How would a leader come into this year? Not a lot feels like it has changed, but know that you can change a lot.

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Beginning with the End in Mind

By Jeff Wallace | December 17, 2020

Today in a staff meeting, our SLU Executive Director, Emily Pigott, lead a devotion with our team. During that time, she shared a story about when her family was recently putting up Christmas decorations around the house. One of the Christmas traditions in the Pigott household is for her husband Gene and their two boys, […]

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Born is THE King

By Jeff Wallace | December 10, 2020

Admittedly, the Christmas season is my favorite time of the year! The yearly big debate in my house is how early can we put up the Christmas Tree!! I love riding around with my family looking at all the shops, malls, and neighborhoods lit up with flickering lights, moving Christmas inflatables, and colorful decorations! It […]

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The Freedom of Obedience

By Emily Pigott | October 20, 2020

  Trust and obey. There is no other way – to be happy in Jesus – than to trust and obey.      I’m sure these lyrics are not familiar to many because they’re from a hymn that is rarely, if ever, still sung in churches today. But I know them well because I remember hearing my grandmother […]

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By Jay Stack | October 7, 2020

In these challenging days, we sometimes find ourselves with a confused and divided soul. When this occurs, I take a deep breath and remember that the sacred Scriptures are a story of sacred love, made complete through the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus.  This love is broad enough to cover every sorrow, every disappointment, and deep […]

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You are Made for this Moment

By Jeff Wallace | September 22, 2020

With all of the uncertainty still going on in the world today, I wanted to take a moment and remind each one of us that God is still God, and we’re made for this moment! Throughout scripture, God reminds us that nothing catches Him off guard, and He is always in control. One of my […]

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