Pastor's Note: Catherine is a student at Furman University and a part of our Summer Intern staff. She has a regular blog that I would encourage you to consume, which you can find at https://apassionatepursuit.com. Be on the lookout for more of Catherine's thoughts this...

March 21, 2019

The Apostle Paul knew all about mentoring and leading. Himself a Pharisee and leader of the law, Paul spent his entire life memorizing the Torah, living under the guidance of a Rabbi, and then spent all of his time being mentored by the religious leaders of his city as...

March 7, 2019

Romans 12:1-2: "I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, tha...

March 5, 2019

One of the most commonly quoted stories in Scripture is the story of Hadassah. Wait. Who?

Hadassah was a young girl who was orphaned and then adopted by her uncle, Mordecai, and was then renamed Esther. If you aren't familiar, go ahead a take a few minutes and read the...

February 28, 2019

When I was a high school student I was very close to my youth pastor, Mark. As it is for many students flying through high school, my life was frustratingly hard. Working with undiagnosed ADHD (the day I was diagnosed and took medicine was life changing) and anxiety (s...

January 16, 2019

Masculinity doesn't need to be culturally defined: it needs to be biblically redeemed.

January 4, 2019

I'm not a big believer in New Year's Resolutions. I understand that may make me a curmudgeon but in reality I've always thought if you want to do something, you will. Priorities matter, and each time I've failed in something it was because I really enjoyed the idea of...