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Mission Creep

Your day began well enough, but now things are getting weird. Mostly, it’s your best friend, Pat, who began questioning religion ever since Sean and Jesse got divorced (Sean and…

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Devotion Attack

You walk into the youth center after a rough day at school. An argument between you and a friend lingers in your mind and distracts you from seeing that something…

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Mission Creep 91

Over the course of the semester, Pat rejects and changes religions at a maddening pace: Voodoo, Islam, Hinduism, Jehovah’s Witness, Wicca, Buddhism — the whole gamut, an entire alphabet of…

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Mission Creep 77

You’ve gone through two cups of coffee and still no word from Pat. The next day at school Pat shows up at lunch and throws down a Quran. “Hey! Check…

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Mission Creep 67

For some reason, this one bible verse keeps coming up in your head. You can’t remember the chapter and verse, but you remember it comes from one of Peter’s letters.…

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Mission Creep 26

“What’s logic got to do with anything?” Pat spits back at you. “I was talking about my crappy life situation and you want to bring up logic!” You begin to…

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Mission Creep 24

“Well, I … uh …” Pat realizes there’s no comeback to your question. “I guess you’re right. How can I be mad at a God who doesn’t exist?” You say…

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Mission Creep 22

Pat speaks slowly at first, but soon the words pour out, after about a minute of opening up to you, the final thing Pat says before stopping sticks out in…

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Mission Creep 21

By semester’s end, you think back and reflect: what began as a challenge from Pat to attend a Voodoo Ritual has turned into an informal Bible Study. Six people are…

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Mission Creep 20

Three weeks later Pat finds you at lunchtime again. You’ve made it a goal to bring your bible to school everyday and to be prepared for whatever questions come your…