Author Archives: Summer Sorensen

About Summer Sorensen

My aim: to live out Jesus' greatest commands (Matthew 22:36-40) & have the most fun while doing it.

Balancing Humor and Gospel Sober-Mindedness

I love to laugh, be silly and spread humor and ridiculum. It gives me great joy to discover or think up something funny and share it with others. If it makes me laugh, or smile, I figure it might do … Continue reading

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Traveling New Zealand: South Island Majestic Beauty

The first two weeks of 2019 found my husband Mike and I taking a road trip through the stunningly beautiful South Island of New Zealand. The how and why of our ending up there went a little something like this. … Continue reading

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Update on Running Mileage Goal

At the beginning of 2018, I wrote a post outlining my plan to run 500 miles during the course of the year. As of 12/29, I have logged 505* miles! Extremely pleased to have completed one of my goals for … Continue reading

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Personal Reflections from 2018

2018 was a year like no other. Please disregard the fact that can be said about most years. 🙂 This year was unique; this post will explain why as well as a rare backstage pass into the reflections and lessons … Continue reading

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To Emote or To Reason: A Primer for Biblical Thinking

“We are living in a time where people hear with their eyes and think with their feelings.” – Ravi Zacharias In a YouTube/social media driven world, the way we communicate and think has been turned on its head from ages … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer

This post is for anyone like me, who sometimes struggles to not only get into the Christmas spirit but fight through the cultural holiday distractions to focus on the meaning of Christmas. This is a prayer I will pray often … Continue reading

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In Defense of Sola Scriptura

I can’t put my finger on what has caused it as a society, but I’ve seen it countless times. Professing Christians using sources other than Scripture as their go-to for understanding how to make sense of God and any matters … Continue reading

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Theology of Gratitude

As those of us who are fortunate enough to reside in the United States of America prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, we find a seasonal opportunity foisted upon us to reflect upon the blessings we have in our lives. Those things … Continue reading

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An Easy Way to Keep Your Boss Happy

I’m willing to assume that most people who report to a boss are interested in ways to make sure their boss is happy. After all, when the boss is happy, he is easier to get along with, she may treat … Continue reading

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Thoughts From a Forgotten Demographic: Conservative Christians Who Didn’t Vote for Trump

I am troubled by the precipitous decline in civility amongst people in the United States who hold opposing views. This topic has been on my mind for some time. While I don’t often write about politics, I’ve stated before my thoughts … Continue reading

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