Wednesday 23rd April 2014,
HeartSupport
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    Help Us Help Others – Donate a Tweet!

    One of the ways our message has consistently reached new audiences has been through the power of social media. So many of you have been fantastic sharing our stories and encouragement on Facebook and Twitter

  • Explore-God

    Explore God – Asking the Tough Questions

    Does God exist? C. S. Lewis once remarked that God is not the sort of thing one can be moderately interested in. After all, if God does not exist, there’s no reason to be interested

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    NEW MERCH NOW ONLINE!

    After some delays we have new merch online and a few more shirts making their appearance in the store. We have snapsbacks, hoodies, girls tees, and wristbands. All the stuff you know you’re gonna wanna

  • Speaking

    We’re Available to Speak at Your Event!

    We get it. Talking to people or large groups about addictions, emotional pain, pornography, sexual abuse, depression, religiosity or even the bible can be difficult. Whether you’re a non-profit, church, youth group, organization, or whatever

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    Tell Us YOUR Story

    HEART SUPPORT UPDATE FROM JAKE AND KRIS LUHRS! We are doing away with the topic of the month and encouraging YOU to submit guest blogs about whatever topic you feel the need to discuss or

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    Donate to the Heart

    HeartSupport is not possible without the generous gifts of people like you. The money you donate goes directly to helping change lives. All donations are 100% tax-deductible and tax receipts are sent out at the

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A Thousand Friends and Desperately Lonely

I’m standing at Hertz rental car in military fatigues tapping impatiently on the podium. The 90-pound duffle bag full of dirty clothes, weapons holsters, laser sights, and empty gun magazine clips I let slam to the floor to signal to [...]

April 21, 2014 Friendship, Loneliness
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The Losing Draft

I had always hated Matt. Well, I guess I should say I always hated people like Matt. When we got taken over by an occupying force, he was the first to raise his hand and go to work for them. [...]

April 18, 2014 God, Grace, hope
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The awful fight of loneliness

No one wants to have coffee with me. Let me back up.  My husband and I moved in January to a new house in a suburb between Dallas and Fort Worth, and I’ve been fighting loneliness.  Our families are both [...]

April 17, 2014 Blog, Faith, Friendship, Grace, Women
Guest-Blog

The End is a New Beginning

My father was murdered on November 15th, 2012. The man who murdered him (or maybe “killer” if you prefer) woke up one day and decided he was going to take someone’s life whether or not that person had a family. [...]

April 14, 2014 Grief, Healing, Recovery
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SOMEONE ELSE’S HEAD

Standing rigid on pews creaking within my chest, I’ve got a choir of robed urchins squealing stale hymns about the books I should like, who I should admire, who I ought to be, and who should admire me. Hijackers in [...]

April 11, 2014 Acceptance, Special Guest, Struggles
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The Attack of Anxiety

I remember the feeling all to well. My chest felt so tight. I could hear my heart beating, it seemed overwhelmingly loud, my mind was swirling. I began to feel flush. What on earth is happening to my body? I [...]

April 10, 2014 Anxiety, Insecurity, Suffering
Ben-Sledge-bio

Understanding Men and Demanding More of Them

“I’m never going to find myself a grown-ass man! I’m approaching 30 and still surrounded by children parading around as men. And the good ones always get snatched up immediately….” My friend makes this statement matter-of-factly while staring defiantly at [...]

April 9, 2014 advice, masculinity, Men, Women
Guest-Blog

The Biggest Lesson I’ve Ever Learned Came Through a Child

This past summer, I was working at a camp counseling young children while parents were in morning and evening chapel. A few weeks into the summer things began to get challenging for me. I hadn’t anticipated the amount of work [...]

April 7, 2014 advice, Doubt, Faith, God
Guest-Blog

He Loved Me Anyway

“I’m not having fat kids.” This sentence rang through my head each time I ate or put on a swimsuit, and parents don’t lie to their children. I was probably about eight years old when it started, and being that [...]

April 3, 2014 Abuse, God, Healing, hope
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What’s the Point of God?

“Oh shit, shit, shit!” My entire car panicked as the lights flashed behind us. One of my friends was on probation, and she was underage. Their hearts sunk to their stomachs and got soaked in scotch and rum. “Guys, j-just [...]

April 2, 2014 Doubt, Faith, God
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