The Candied Apple Tree

February 10, 2014
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The Candied Apple Tree There once was a little girl. She lived in a world of pleasure where people sang and ate and danced according to their own desires, binging on desserts and sweets...

Consuming Identity

December 19, 2013
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Consumerism is the philosophy of modern Western culture–we’ve all heard that before, and we’ve all seen examples of manipulated photographs selling beauty products or television commercials telling us to buy certain products. But advertisements...

The Smartphone in the Sanctuary (article)

December 18, 2013
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If you are reading this you are likely to own a smartphone, or you almost certainly have seen one. These marvelous mini machines are convenient and practical. They promise ease and efficiency, and are...

Can there be such thing as a virtual missionary?

December 17, 2013
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The internet troll (Noun) Abstract: A lurking creature whose sole purpose is purely to provide subjective profane subtext that is usually irrelevant, shallow and by malicious in nature. Disinhibition (The lack of restraint manifested...

The Art and Authenticity of Acting

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Excellence. It is something that the human race strives for in every aspect of life. Whether one aspires to be an excellent chef, songwriter, student, or person, excellence is something that can be appreciated within...

Discussion: “The Candied Apple Tree”

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Discussion Questions: 1. How might the story of The Candied Apple Tree relate to the North American Church? 2. What comparisons can be made between the physical diet of the story’s world to the...