32 Misconceptions About Flirting and Boy/Girl Relationships (feat. Keziah E)

Boy/girl relationships are tricky. Beginning them can be the most difficult thing in the world, especially if you're rather shy. Sometimes, you can come across strong and the opposite party thinks you're flirtatious. Other times, you're too timid and the opposite gender thinks you're scared. Confusing, right? Well, fear not, for today I have teamed …

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Throwing Yourself In the River of God’s Grace

Sometimes, it just feels like the whole world is against you. Your friends think you're weird, your siblings think you're a dork, your parents are disappointed in your grades, and your best friend just moved to Montana. The only thing you want to do is run away from home. Is this you? I hope it's …

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500 Followers Celebration

And we are back yet again with our 500 followers celebration! What an awesome honor to do another one of these only six weeks after the last! As usual, we are averaging around 2-4 followers a day, and Africa Boy (soon to be changed) has now reached 50% of its goal- 1,000 followers! Give yourselves …

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The Unbelievable Story of My Escape from Uganda

Two days ago, I left on the last plane out of Uganda. Just before the country closed its borders, I flew out on an Ethiopian Air flight with a final destination of the United States. I had been given 2 hours to pack before I could leave. The last few days have been a hurricane …

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Mystery Blogger Award 3.0

And we are back with yet another nomination, my third in this category! My thanks to Keziah for nominating me for the Mystery Blogger Award. Guys, Keziah is a fantastic blogger, and her posts are extremely encouraging to Christian teenagers like me. Make sure to check out her blog (and give her a follow) by …

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What We Learned From Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge is the most brutal, gory, bloody, and redemptive movie I have seen in my entire life. Rated R for "intense prolonged realistically graphic sequences of war violence including grisly bloody images," the film is quite possibly the most gory movie to be made, and yet it does justice to the story it was based …

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[Opinion] Why Tom Brady Should Have Retired

Two days ago, in a statement that surprised nobody, Tom Brady announced he would be leaving the Patriots organization for good. Wait. What? Tom Brady? The deflate guy? Yes, Tom Brady. The deflate guy. He isn't a Patriot, he is the Patriots. Or, rather, he was. Now, he is the starting quarterback for the Tampa …

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The Coronavirus vs. Malaria: Answering Questions and Comparing Death Tolls

Every twelve hours, I get an email telling me what's trending on Google. And, for the last six days straight, I have not gone a day without getting an email about coronavirus search results. From "coronavirus cure?" to "coronavirus tips", Google has been buzzing with that one, fateful word: coronavirus. What is the coronavirus? According …

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Hope: The Defining Line Between Salvation and Disbelief

Hope. The defining factor between Christianity and Secularism. As I wrote about in my previous post, defining hope within Christ, we understand hope as being grounded on the death and the resurrection of Jesus Christ and truth of the Gospel, complete contentment within Christ and His plan, having released our sorrows and stress to Him, …

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God’s Fulfillment Through Man’s Insufficiency

"And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."Philippians 4:7 One of the most fulfilling experiences as a Christian is to discover the full measure of Christ's grace. Not only does His grace encompass all sin, death, and hatred, but it also covers our weakness. After all, …

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Africa Boy’s Birthday (and a shoutout!)

Well guys, we've done it. It has been almost exactly one year since Africa Boy's birth. One year since I had two followers (myself and Ariana Evans), one year since the background was blue and the blog header was an elephant. One year since I discovered the fantastic platform known as WordPress. And boy, it …

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How To Be Strong In a Country Ruled By Fear

Today, one word dominates the news- Coronavirus. As I write this, my little brother and best friend Noah is on a plane back to the USA for a family wedding. Already, he has told me that over 70% of all passengers, workers, pilots, stewardesses, and all other people found in an airport are wearing masks …

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The Scary Truth About Christianity and Modern-Day Movies

Movies have come a long way since the 1940s. Where there used to be small screens, playing black-and-white pictures with no sound, there are now massive screens, playing high-definition images with quality surround-sound, all for the enjoyment of the average Joe. Looking past the outward changes, we’ve also seen a lot of differences within the …

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The Art of (Christian)Dating

Last week, we learned about dating and courtship. We learned what true dating and courtship are, and we also defined the two terms. Then, we set the bare minimum standard for dating, reiterating what I published a few months ago in my post "5 Reasons You Shouldn't Date Until You're 19". This post specifically laid …

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4 Reasons Your Blog Isn’t Being Read

Let's face it. Views are the name of the game when it comes to blogging. Nothing is cooler than being able to say, "I got 18,000 views on my last post." Of course, getting to that level of writing takes a long, long time and a lot of perseverance. But even if you have a …

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