My Fear of Eternity

May 16th 2014 3 comments so far  

file9861310649818 We all grow up hearing about how we get to spend eternity in Heaven with God when we become one of His children. I heard it many times coming up in Sunday school, but I never understood the implications of that concept. I was seven when I became a Christian, and pondering theological concepts wasn’t exactly on my radar. It wasn’t until five years later that I fully realized what that meant, and it terrified me.

I remember that night vividly, as 12-year old Townsend …

Even in Loneliness, God is Present

April 25th 2014 2 comments so far  

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Lately, I can’t stand the song “One is the Loneliest Number.” Not because it is a terrible song, but because it has been hitting a little too close to home. After graduating college and moving out of my parents’ house, I am flying solo during this season of life. There are days that I am cool with it and enjoy the freedom. There are also days that I am lonely and look at puppies on Petfinder for way too long.

Although the lack of a romantic …

Bears and Coffee: A Testimony of Growth

March 21st 2014 1 comment so far  

Baylor PhotoI didn’t know it at the time, but before I began my freshman year at Baylor University, I was lost. I thought I knew what it meant to be a follower of Christ—after all, I had gone to church every Sunday, participated in youth group, read my Bible, and volunteered regularly. The truth is I hadn’t even scratched the surface.

Before fall of my senior year in high school, Baylor wasn’t even on my radar. Several of my friends mentioned it was their …

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