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The Healing is Humbling

I was recently having a conversation with a fellow intern; it’s amazing all that has happened since being at Urban Life. The life change and healing we pray for isn’t just happening on these streets- it’s happening in our home. After talking with this intern about the unique circumstances we

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How God Transformed My Life

2 Corinthians 5:17 – “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation: the old has gone, the new has come.” Lately I have found myself looking towards the future.  Because of my position at Urban Life, I was hired at our partner, 2xSalt.  Urban Life is all about transformation through

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Simple and Significant

Simple and Significant were the two words that the Lord gave me at the start of 2013. We know and believe in the power of “Transformation through Relationships.” This is our motto here at Urban Life. We have had the amazing privilege to serve our neighborhood by being present from

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Love Isn’t Just About Cupcakes

I love Valentine’s Day!  The decorations are absolutely adorable, the day revolves around chocolate, and it’s such an excuse to do nice things for all your friends and you don’t even have to have a reason!  Basically Valentine’s Day makes me smile and I thoroughly enjoy that. Our Valentine’s Day

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Jemarion, Meet Ja’marrion

Over the past several months, I have been blessed with the opportunity to serve the Lord as a mentor at Ashley Park K-8 School. I have been able to meet tons of great students and build meaningful and lasting relationships with them. Though many of them address me as “Mr.

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A Note on Mentoring

Mentoring is not all fun and games. In fact, being a mentor takes a lot of patience and energy.  If there is one thing someone should know about me, it’s that patience is not an adjective used to describe me…EVER. It makes me cringe just thinking about it. It’s hard

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In the Image of God

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them” Genesis 1:27 God created us in this image!  To resemble him and to carry his attributes and character.  This means we carry inherent worth and dignity simply by existing

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“I Want More of You, God!” I love this life! God has literally been exploding in our lives since returning back home to Charlotte after the New Year! Each of us have been tremendously impacted and blessed by the Lord lately! For starters, Michael has been blessed with a beautiful

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