Author Archives: jessiparrett

About jessiparrett

I graduated from Mizzou with a degree in Magazine Journalism and came on staff with Veritas shortly after. I'm originally from St. Louis, but now consider Columbia my home. I love: reading, coffee, spending time outside, getting to know people and traveling.

God’s Steadfast Love told in 12 Tweets

The Desiring God blog has recently been posting books of the Bible told in so many tweets. For example, they did the book of Romans in 45 tweets and 1 Corinthians in 40 tweets. Basically they summarize the book, breaking … Continue reading

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Why Memorizing Scripture Matters

Last summer my family and I went on a family vacation to the Cayman Islands. I was super excited about the trip, but there was one problem – I’m afraid of flying. For those of you who’ve had the privilege … Continue reading

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A note on love

Since I’m getting married this weekend, I thought I would post a short quote from Tim Keller’s latest book “The Meaning of Marriage”. My fiancé and I have been reading through it during our engagement and have loved the ways … Continue reading

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Zombies and Christ’s promise to us

“You’re a man of God! Have some faith!” – Rick “I can’t profess to understand God’s plan. Christ promised a resurrection of the dead, I just thought he had something a little different in mind.” – Herschel I have been … Continue reading

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How to winsomely reach out to people

I will be the first to admit that something I struggled with in my college years was how to reach out to people. I often found myself thinking “do I go out and party with my friends and get caught … Continue reading

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