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YoungLife: Deepening Relationships
with God

As a former Young Life student, Kenyatte Hassell can attest to the profound impact the organization had on his spiritual development – providing him with a supportive community, caring mentors, and opportunities for growth that helped him become a better person. It is an organization he has been involved in for over 30 years – […]

RRC Intersection April

Staying Posted

A high school student in Whitley County, Kentucky, was aware of mental health struggles that her classmates experienced, and a Faithwire article reported that she decided to do something about it. The article relates: “Our school, along with the middle school, has struggled with suicide,” Sophy Jones told WKYT-TV, referring to her school, Whitley County […]

RRC Perspective April

PERSEVERANCE:
Wins the Prize in Stepfamilies

In the early years of our marriage, I wondered if we would make it to our next anniversary.Blending four children, grappling with our stepparent roles while learning to parent together, combating ex-spouses, and trying to stay afloat with job, church and community obligations seemed impossible. As we celebrated 21 years of marriage recently, I’m thankful […]

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If You’re Not Going All In, Stay Out

I have an idea for a small business I think would be a huge success in my area. How do you feel about me keeping my current day job, and hiring a full-time manager for the business to handle the day-to-day operations, while I do the accounting and oversee things? If it doesn’t break even […]

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Guilt: True or Toxic

I have often told patients that, “Guilt is the most useless emotion we have unless it leads us to change our behavior.” While this statement contains a grain of truth, it is far too simplified. True, guilt is the emotion we experience when we have done something wrong. It’s the gnawing sense that we have […]

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Is There Anything
More Beautiful Than He?

Anyone else in the mood to take a drive down winding roads under the beautiful hue of changing leaves? My mother was from East Tennessee and made it a point every October to us back to her hometown so we could take in the beautiful collage of fall colors cascading down the Smokey Mountains. Those […]

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Thankfulness in the Struggle

On October 3, 1863, President Lincoln established Thanksgiving as a national holiday saying, “I do, therefore, invite my fellow-citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November as a Day of […]

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I Hate Covid!

Covid-19, and what it’s brought, is dreadful! I’ve often thought that it’s good for us to attend a funeral service a few times a year because the clearer picture of life it gives us. Knowing we are not immortal, and that suffering is a regular part of this life causes us to naturally long for […]

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My Secret Weapon:
REBOOT

I’m the tech guru in my house. Not because I know everything about technology. It’s because I bought most of the tech we use. Some of you other fellow tech guru’s know this, but if you’re the family tech guy you get yelled at from other parts of the house. Things like, “Dad, the internet’s […]