Alyssa Young

Romans 8:28: What this Life Verse Means for the Church Community

I did not have a life verse until my freshman year of college. I didn’t know what purpose they served because I thought we were supposed to like all the Scripture verses. My mother pointed out one day that having a life verse was just as much as it was cracked up to be. She did not articulate why in the list that I am going to provide for you today, but what she said…

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The Importance of Discipleship: 10 Attributes a Discipler Should Have

You’ve all heard of the disciples, right? They were a large group of people who followed Jesus around absorbing everything he said and tried to emulate everything he did. Well, that’s sort of what modern-day discipleship looks like. It involves two or more people: one person is the discipler (what Jesus is) and the other people are the ones being discipled (like the Jesus followers were). Basically, disciplers are people who have grown so deep…

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3 Reasons Discipleship is an Essential Part of the Christian Walk

All I hear my cousin (and best friend) talk about anymore is how she meets with another girl from CRU and serves as her discipler or mentor. She also mentions how she is discipled by someone as well. As I previously mentioned in an article about accountability partners, having someone to listen to you and give you guidance is important for spiritual growth. Additionally, having a discipler is important as he or she may become a…

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My Experience at a Christian College Over the Past Four Years

This post deviates from my normal topic, but yet doesn’t. I hope you are encouraged by this blog post and seek the Lord more intimately. I am getting ready to graduate from Cincinnati Christian University in a couple weeks (May 16th, 2015) and am reflecting on the time I have spent investing in my studies and friendships. The easy highlights to recognize are: making the Dean’s list, meeting and marrying my husband, and going on…

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5 Essential Items to Have at Your Next Community Group Gathering

Have you ever been to a group meeting where there is no food, background music, or activities? I am actually part of a group like that now! It lasts from 8 to 9pm on Monday evenings and all we do is sit and chat. Sometimes, it’s about an interesting topic while other times, we just sit and talk about nothing. Talking about nothing would be much better with a snack or with background music… Alternatively,…

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  • Ephesians 2:10 August 13, 2020
    “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
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