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Hi friends and welcome to the Arise, Beloved blog. We have an amazing team of writers behind this blog and our desire is to speak truth into the lies that cripple us and shine light into the darkness that isolates us because we believe that now, more than ever, the Church desperately needs women to be restored so that the world can be set ablaze. Our hope is that you find comfort, solace, and peace in knowing that you are not alone, you are not too far gone and there is ALWAYS hope to be found. 

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// Kathleen Merriman // When you’re the gullible friend, you start to resign yourself to a certain number of cheap scares throughout the year. One time, in my high school days, my sister and friends jumped out from behind my living room furniture, wearing cheaply printed masks of Shia LaBeouf’s face, and scared the actual, […]

The Rooms of the Heart

// Shelby Hawks // Take a moment to call to mind the great mystery, tension, and pain of surrender. There’s always that moment, the one you know well.  That moment when the dust settles in the fading light and you are left alone in the room with Him.  You are left alone with the sound […]

On Surrender, a Handing Over

// Megan Byers // A little over a year ago, I was anxiously awaiting my summer assignment with the other Life Teen missionaries. Our leadership team had mostly disappeared, leaving one guy standing in front of us with a post-it easel pad and marker. We’ll call him Joe.  Joe starts his presentation. He was basically […]

Something Deeper