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Sep 18, 2020 08:00am

Gratitude During This Time of Anxiety IS Possible

When I was a kid, I loved to watch the Tigger movie. Tigger was always full of excitement and wonder […]

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Sep 17, 2020 08:00am

Getting Rid of Lies the Devil Whispers Into Your Ear

Anxiety reveals itself in a number of ways. Sometimes it’s subtle. It can be misunderstood for simply pressure or stress […]

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Sep 11, 2020 08:00am

Suicide Leaves Behind Darkness, But There is a Light . . .

[RainDripsDrainsDownpours. A quiet roarA steady streamA childhood memoryA goodbye RainShowersShudders A pitter-patterA puddleA pair of boots RainBreaksBleeds A last kissA […]

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Sep 10, 2020 08:00am

When Your Pain Makes You Wonder Why Me

What do you do when pain is your constant companion? How do you keep on going when life stays hard and […]

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Sep 03, 2020 08:00am

Do You Ever Feel Lonely?

I know I do. And I think God does, too. The author of Hebrews writes: “This High Priest of ours […]

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Aug 25, 2020 22:12pm

Why Would God Allow Brokenness?

Like an eggIt cracksAnd then everythingYolk and allSpills out Until the shell emptiesAnd only the shell remains There is nothingUntil […]

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Aug 24, 2020 08:00am

When the Potholes of Life Knock You Out of Alignment

As we wind down the season over the next few weeks, there are some of us who feel like summer […]

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Aug 20, 2020 08:00am

Is Truth Really Determined by the Individual?

Truth. It’s a subject that has evolved and changed.  A topic that has been stretched, questioned and misused over time. We […]

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Aug 18, 2020 08:00am

Nothing is More Powerful Than Falling to Your Knees in Prayer

Praying about this election is one of the most imperative things you can do right now. The election is almost […]

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Aug 07, 2020 08:00am

By the Way, Your Smart Phone is Lying to You

Here’s a riddle for you: What do we look at, on average, 63 times a day, for up to 4 […]

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Aug 03, 2020 08:00am

A Restored Life After the Unthinkable Happens

“And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will […]

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Aug 01, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Seven

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jul 30, 2020 14:00pm

Hold onto the promises

He kept His word and stood firm on His promises

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Jul 28, 2020 14:00pm

Up to his old tricks

We can really mess things up, but God is always there.

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Jul 27, 2020 08:00am

The Dangerous Intersection of Faith and Fear

I need your help for a moment.  There’s an old saying that “confession is good for the soul”. I really […]

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Jul 23, 2020 14:00pm

Don’t do as I do, do as I tell you to do

Follow Christ and be the godly example your friends, family and co-workers need!

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Jul 23, 2020 08:00am

This is Why You Don’t Have to Fear the Chaos

We are living in uncertain, fearful times without precedent. It’s like the world has gone mad. When asked by a […]

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Jul 21, 2020 14:00pm

The good ole’ days

When you turn to Christ, His light reveals the sins that are hidden in the dark.

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Jul 16, 2020 14:00pm

The Man in the mirror

Jesus redeemed us, transformed us, and has called us to live a holy life.

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Jul 14, 2020 14:00pm

Asking God for Unicorns

He hears our desperate pleas, but ultimately, His will prevails.

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Jul 13, 2020 08:00am

Finding Contentment in the Wilderness of Suffering

Uncertainty unfortunately comes with the territory of being a widow, especially if you lost your husband suddenly like I did. […]

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Jul 07, 2020 14:00pm

Two laughs and a lie

Be open. Be honest. Be truthful.

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Jul 06, 2020 08:00am

Praying Through Colossians: A Confident Hope

Colossians is a book that shows we need Christ for an eternity with God in heaven. As we have a […]

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Jul 02, 2020 14:00pm

Set Apart

Our lives should look like what Scripture defines as a follower of Christ and not to be resembling the world.

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Jul 02, 2020 08:00am

Confessions of a Christian Bulimic

“It’s easy. All you have to do is stick your finger down your throat ‘til you gag and throw up.”  […]

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Jun 30, 2020 14:00pm

A Declaration

God is so much more than we can ever imagine.

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Jun 25, 2020 14:00pm

Cleaning up the mess

Messes can be overwhelming, but Jesus’s love is more powerful than anything you can imagine.

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Jun 23, 2020 14:00pm

Taking matters into our own hands

Let Him work it out in His timing and not in yours.

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Jun 18, 2020 14:00pm

Becoming a Sacrifice

If you have accepted Him as your Savior, you have a duty to be holy, to be set apart from the rest of this world for His glory.

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Jun 16, 2020 14:00pm

Believe

God’s love for you is never ending.

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Jun 11, 2020 14:00pm

God is Our Shield

When you go into battle with the enemy, you are not alone.

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Jun 10, 2020 08:00am

10 Ways to Help Someone Who is Depressed

As someone who has personally struggled with depression and tried to minister to loved ones in the thick of it, […]

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Jun 09, 2020 14:00pm

Give credit where it is due

Reflect on the light of His glory and let others see the only good in us comes from Him.

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Jun 04, 2020 14:00pm

What not to do

He desires for you to have a joyful soul but not at the expense of a holy life.

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Jun 04, 2020 08:00am

Facing Rejection and Finding Acceptance

For four months I’ve been studying the book of Mark in the Bible because I received a slightly random and […]

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Jun 02, 2020 14:00pm

Hot and Cold

As Christians, we sin and fail. But our proper response should always be to listen to the Holy Spirit’s conviction, repent and ask for forgiveness.

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May 31, 2020 08:00am

Just What is it That We Expect From God?

Through the magic of social media, several years ago I reconnected with a close childhood friend. We had not communicated […]

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May 28, 2020 14:00pm

Family Blessings

During the holiday seasons, cherish the time with our family.

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May 26, 2020 08:00am

Frustration, Patience, and the Game of Chess

I’ve never liked playing chess because I have never had the satisfaction of winning. As a kid, my brother would […]

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May 24, 2020 08:00am

Biggest Understatement of all Time: Parenting is Hard

My kids are out of control.  Before coronavirus, we had such a nice routine. Might I take a moment to brag?  They […]

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May 22, 2020 08:00am

Seeing Red

You see red.  Your blood pulses, your breath quickens and your thoughts fly.  You surge with energy… too much energy.  […]

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May 19, 2020 14:00pm

Heroes sin too

Our lives should reflect the light of Jesus. We shine so others may see how bright He is through us.

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May 19, 2020 08:00am

8 Ways to Conquer the Destructive Power of Fear: Part Three

It is true that fear has a destructive power in our life. But it is also true that faith in […]

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May 18, 2020 08:00am

What The Destructive Power of Fear Does to Us: Part Two

I suppose the first question you might ask me may be, “Why should I want to conquer my fears?”  And […]

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May 17, 2020 08:00am

The Destructive Power of Fear-Part One

People are afraid.   They are afraid of losing their health, wealth, mind, job, spouse or children.   They are afraid of […]

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May 12, 2020 14:00pm

God doesn’t forget us

No matter how much evil may abound, God promises His love.

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May 12, 2020 08:00am

Tilling the Garden of Your Marriage

Springtime means gardens for many people. While my husband and I have tried our hand at vegetable gardens before, it […]

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May 07, 2020 14:00pm

Wait on God’s “OK”

By waiting on God, we bring honor to Him.

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May 06, 2020 08:00am

Feeling Wilted? Grow Some Roots

There once was a soybean farmer who was interviewed for his great harvest.  Despite difficult growing conditions, he had managed […]

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May 05, 2020 14:00pm

I’m in the Lord’s army

When we recognize our gifts and use them for God’s glory, we fulfill our purpose.

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