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About freedomunearthed

This is a forum for everyone to come clean-to be who they really are without fear of shame or judgement. This is a safe place for a community of people to share their real life struggles, fears, pain or questions. This is a mix of people's stories, addressing real issue in real ways and some inspirational writings. This is a Christian based blog that welcomes everyone to join and share in the conversation.

Broken Resolutions and Why They Are Still Important

Setting resolutions and goals this time of year has become a joke. There are untold millions who determine to lose weight, quit smoking, get out of debt, find a new job, work on their relationships or any other number of … Continue reading

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Separating Christ-mass from Christmas

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I love this time of year. I know some complain about the Christmas stuff being out but I don’t mind it at all. I love to see all the lights and to listen to the music. Christmas movies are some … Continue reading

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Finding The Needle In A Haystack- Preston Atkinson

Defining American culture is nearly impossible. Finding the common thread that unites our culture is as difficult as finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. Shamefully and consequently, this trend has seeped into the evangelical community where there is far … Continue reading

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I think we are finally coming alive!

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These past 11 years, we have grown in our relationship. There have been dark cold days and sun shining Spring Days. There have been spiritual highs and depths of desperation. But, now it seems we are really beginning to find … Continue reading

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Is my husband a reincarnated Peter?

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  In studying with BSF, we have been studying the book of Acts. We’ve gotten to chapter 7 and it wasnt until today that I noticed just how similar Brian and Peter are. I was sitting in lecture and it … Continue reading

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When Depravity Knows No Shame

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The biggest sporting event in modern times is coming to Indianapolis- the Super Bowl. The city has been preparing for years for this event- rebuilding streets, modernizing the downtown, moving the homeless out of the area, fixing up schools. Of … Continue reading

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Is Christianity A Lazy Faith?

There’s an old story that goes something like this: A group of pastors were discussing what makes Christianity different from all other religions. They brought up the idea of the incarnation of Christ. Quickly others pointed out that other religions … Continue reading

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Sometimes God Has A Kid’s Face

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Yes, I’m borrowing this title from a great book that I read when I was younger. When Karin and I got married we thought we would have a large family. Of course if you’ve read our story then you know … Continue reading

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Reflections on 9/11- 10 Years Later “We Will Never Forget”

Today we remember the events of 9/11/01. I am watching a special on TV reflecting back to that day and even our pastor shifted gears and focused on the anniversary. There has been nothing else like it in my lifetime … Continue reading

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Awake My Soul

All the believers were together and had everything in common. Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need- Acts 2:44-45 Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few years then you know that … Continue reading

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