By Amy Ballinger

Originally from north-central Oklahoma, Amy has been a part of Worldview Academy as a student, intern, discipleship staff member, discipleship staff director, and, currently, as an associate camp discipleship director. In August of 2016, Amy relocated to Cañon City, CO where she currently serves a Discipleship Director and the Assistant Administrative Director at the Worldview at the Abbey bridge year program, and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and studying history, literature, and theology.

The Dark Side of the Gospel


Pain. It was everywhere. All around me. I sat as one with the crowd of mourners, struggling to fight back the tears. A sudden death. A life taken in an instant. There wasn’t even time to say, “goodbye.” And we, the hundreds gathered in that church, were left behind to be engulfed by the grief, the…