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Embracing My Spiritual ADD

My new article at YMToday: 

Everyone in ministry is a spiritual giant, right?  For all the wisdom and teaching that we pour into the lives of adolescents and their families, practicing a faith that is deeply focused and consistent might feel necessary.  At least that’s what I felt my devotional life should look like if I was challenging students to live out their faith each day.  But as a person who loves learning and who can be a bit of an overachiever, I discovered that when it came to Bible study, journaling, and prayer time, I felt like quite the underachiever!  I couldn’t stay focused, didn’t like taking lots of notes, and certainly had a hard time being consistent.  read more…

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