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Cynthia Jeub
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Cynthia Jeub is a blogger at Cynthiajeub.com where she writes about insights on epic living. As a writer, she focuses on faith, philosophy, and the importance of storytelling. She’s most well-known for her reality TV appearances with her family of 18 on The Learning Channel and WE-TV. A theatre major at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, she edits for her school’s student newspaper, The Scribe, and is both a debate instructor and life coach for Training Minds Ministry.

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Enabling Education: Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 6:58 PM

Better schools and teachers aren't always enough to help disadvantaged kids.

Many students in the U.S. can't continue attending good schools once they reach the eighth or ninth grade level, and it has nothing to do with the school. Sometimes such students need to find work and help provide...

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The No-Win Hypocrisy of Christian Abstinence (and Infinities)

(2) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 10:46 PM

Like most Nerdfighters, I read John Green's The Fault in Our Stars when it was released. Like most John Green books, it made me laugh and cry and rethink my personal convictions.

One such personal conviction was about abstinence before marriage. I was raised in what is known as the...

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The Bible Is Not a Sword

(4) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 10:25 PM

"Draw swords."

This command meant to take the Bibles we held at our sides and hold them in front of us. Each kid held a Bible, and the leader checked to make sure nobody had the advantage of holding our thumbs over the pages. This was a race.

"Hebrews 11:9....

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Hackchurching: A New Approach to the Christian Lifestyle

(4) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 6:55 PM

In a TED talk released about a year ago, Logan LaPlante describes an educational approach he refers to as "hackschooling."

Since I was homeschooled/unschooled K-12, I could relate to 13-year-old LaPlante's eight facets of education from my own life as a teenager. My parents had the revolutionary idea...

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Five Unbiblical Doctrines Christians Teach Children

(13) Comments | Posted January 21, 2014 | 11:04 AM

I posted a great list, written by Jim Palmer, of child-damaging doctrines, on my Facebook a few months back. It got over 40 likes, but several people were confused about my own position on the matters presented.

The number of parents and young non-parents who defended the list as truthful...

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The Trouble With Freeing People

(2) Comments | Posted October 27, 2013 | 11:14 PM

My justice sense was tingling.

We'd been working to help this young girl get away from her abusive home and church for over a year, and I was finally talking to her. Everything in me wanted to come to the rescue, step between her and her parents, and bring her...

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Why the 'Atheists: You're Wrong' Billboard isn't a Christian Message

(1810) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 5:31 PM

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed a few days ago when I came across a picture of the new billboard in Times Square. If you're one of the approximately 1.6 million people who pass through the intersection every day, perhaps you've seen it. Over a light blue...

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