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Taking Off the Limits

May 24th, 2012 by Stacie Reeser | Posted in Blog | No Comments »

I can remember shortly after giving birth to my first child, Claire, I sat outside on the porch crying from exhaustion. I told the Lord through tears, “Lord, I am so tired. I need sleep.” I wasn’t thinking straight and could hardly function. I knew sleep was the solution, but it seemed utterly out of …Read More


Unrelenting. Undistracted.

May 22nd, 2012 by Lexie Saxion | Posted in Blog | No Comments »

“The saddest thing one meets is the nominal Christian.” -Amy Carmichael Do you know Amy Carmichael? She was a woman with a burning heart for God, and she wanted to change the world. At a young age, she felt called to go to India, but there were many set backs. First, she was a woman, …Read More

Are You Content?

May 22nd, 2012 by Lexie Saxion | Posted in Blog | No Comments »

Are we content in our relationship with God? Are we content in who we are? Are we content to wait for God? Content: Being satisfied; living with ease of mind; acknowledgment and satisfaction of reaching capacity. We have to reach a place of contentment in God or we will never be satisfied. This contentment will …Read More

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Don’t Forget

May 22nd, 2012 by Andrew High | Posted in Blog | No Comments »

As the Ramp blog expands and evolves, I’m sure many entries will be centered around life in the moment. After all, Jesus said, “Therefore do not be anxious for tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” (Matthew 6:34) What we do now ultimately effects where we will …Read More


Why Dance?

May 22nd, 2012 by RampAdmin | Posted in Blog | 1 Comment »

I have been on a kick lately, well for quite a while actually, about why we dance (be it for worship or drama or dance performance). After asking several people in Dance Tribe what their reason would be, I have found this; there is not one reason that would answer the question to “why dance”. …Read More


A God-Centered Approach

May 22nd, 2012 by Laura | Posted in Blog | No Comments »

In a community of dreaming, faith-filled visionaries, there is grace among our brothers and sisters to think big. I mean REALLY big. Conquer-the-entire-known-and-unknown-people-groups-of-the-world-for-the-Kingdom-of-God BIG. I thank the Lord that I get to be a part of a “iron sharpening iron” environment like this, and everything in me believes that all the dreams, ideas, and visions …Read More


One Day You’ll Be Perfect

May 22nd, 2012 by Bobby Shirley | Posted in Blog | No Comments »

“And all these, though commended through their faith, did not receive what was promised, since God had provided something better for us, that apart from us they should not be made perfect.” Hebrews 11:39-40 How awesome and terrifying is it that these heroes of the faith won’t be made perfect without us! What responsibility does …Read More


Enter the Kingdom Mandate

May 22nd, 2012 by Mandy Adair | Posted in Blog | 1 Comment »

You may survey the myriads of the redeemed in Heaven, but you will not find one who is disappointed with the One upon the throne. Find the man who suffered most in this life; ask the Old Testament prophet who was hated and reproached among his people, or the first martyr of the church.  Question those …Read More


Stop Perfecting. Start Loving.

May 16th, 2012 by Julie Tiwari | Posted in Blog | 2 Comments »

We are perfectionists. We all are. I know what you’re thinking…but just because you don’t clean your room or do your dishes doesn’t mean you’re not a perfectionist. Let me explain. When I was in Africa, I learned a lot about what it means to really love people. (With no TV, internet, or restaurants, living …Read More


See the Moon

May 15th, 2012 by Melissa Cole | Posted in Blog | No Comments »

Several years ago, I was driving home from work late in the evening and came to a stretch of road that ran alongside a clearing in a field. It was then that in the open night sky I noticed the largest, brightest moon I had ever seen in my life! It was HUGE and hung …Read More

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