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Undergraduate Interns: The Compassionate, Broken, Hopeful, and Diverse Family of Christ

I was in the middle of my second semester freshman year when I first heard about the Undergraduate Internship. At the time, I was (and still am) a Chicago-born Catholic exploring other expressions of Christian faith, and was deeply desiring community. I was just barely getting used to being at USD, and I had the...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, March 28

Romans 9:8-21 8 In other words, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as Abraham’s offspring. 9 For this was how the promise was stated: “At the appointed time I will return, and Sarah will have a son.” 10...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, March 27

Romans 8:34-9:7 34 Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us. 35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness...

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Undergraduate Interns: Trading Fear for Courage

As the Undergrad Internship was being promoted, I felt strongly that the Lord was directing my attention to it. I had no idea if I would be “suited” for the internship, but I knew that it wasn’t just my own decision to go for it — God was allowing me the chance to step out...

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Matt’s Blog: Adulting

Flood family, Of all of the words in the English language, “adulting” must be one of the least exciting. If you haven’t stared at your pile of laundry and considered going to the store to get a whole new wardrobe at least once, you may not have reached the level of desperation that many of...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, March 25

Romans 8:20-33 20 For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope 21 that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the freedom and glory of the children of God. 22 We know...

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Flood Family Meeting Update

In December 2010, Corrie and I moved into our 1950’s era home with a 1 year old. We moved in knowing major renovations were on the horizon.   Some renovations were cosmetic, projects that made our home feel like ours. Others were values oriented, reflecting our desires to make our house more agreeable to raising...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, March 24

Romans 8:9-19 9 You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, they do not belong to Christ. 10 But if Christ is in you, then even...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, March 23

Romans 7:21-8:8 21 So I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. 22 For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; 23 but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, March 22

Romans 7:7-20 7 What shall we say, then? Is the law sinful? Certainly not! Nevertheless, I would not have known what sin was had it not been for the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.” 8 But sin, seizing the...

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