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“490 Times? You Must Be Kidding!”

By on April 12, 2016 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

Aunt Joan isn’t attending the family reunion this summer because, last year, she was offended by a remark John made about her “famous deviled eggs.”   After moving to her son-in-law and daughter’s home and funding the construction of her own granny flat, Ellen moved out four years later.  The root cause of both scenarios? […]

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Checking the Motivation of Our Hearts

By on April 7, 2016 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

Colossians 3:23-24 “And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.”   My husband and I want our kids to learn at an early age to do their very best […]

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He Is Our Peace

By on April 5, 2016 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

The fundamental blessing of salvation is peace. From it flows all God’s richer blessings of love, joy and glory. It is not only the foundation-stone of the Christian life, ‘the peace of God, which passes all understanding’ (Phil 4:7), but also the top stone, ‘the peace of God [which] rules in our hearts’ (Col. 3:15 […]

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What Are We Missing When We Criticize Other Christians?

By on March 8, 2016 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

I hopped on social media Saturday morning (thankfully, after a strong cup of coffee and powerful devotional time with the Lord), and I was shocked to see several different posts, shaming Candace Cameron Bure, for her new show, Fuller House. It wasn’t just about her character’s choices on the show. Or about her wardrobe. Or about […]

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But suppose that what you are up against is a surgeon . . .

By on February 25, 2016 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

The more we believe that God hurts only to heal, the less we can believe that there is any use in begging for tenderness. A cruel man might be bribed — might grow tired of his vile sport — might have a temporary fit of mercy, as alcoholics have fits of sobriety. But suppose that what […]

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What Will Make This Year a Success?

By on January 14, 2016 in Christian Life with 2 Comments

This time of year everyone seems to be looking to start over, to be better than they were at (fill-in-the-blank) in the previous year. Blogs, social media, and other news feeds are flooded with things like, “The Best New Year’s Resolutions,” “How To Be the Best You, Yet,” “How To Organize Your Year,” “How To Lose Weight and Get […]

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Staying Spiritually Hungry in 2016

By on January 5, 2016 in Christian Life with 4 Comments

Let’s be honest, January 1st can be the most intimidating day of the year. This is the day of starting, and starting can be scary. New habits, new resolutions, and new goals both stir in us a passion for more and better, and a fear that we will fail and not measure up. For a […]

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Will You Make 2016 a Year of Victory?

By on December 29, 2015 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

A new year will soon arrive and with it the opportunity to deepen your relationship with your heavenly Father by trusting your future to Him! Are you viewing 2016 through the binoculars of the media or the Word of God? The media reports that, among other things, national security is questionable, family values are crumbling, […]

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For When You're Waiting on God

By on October 27, 2015 in Christian Life with 2 Comments

A spirit of resistance cannot wait on God. I believe it is this spirit which is the reason for some of our greatest sufferings. Opposing the workings of the Lord in and through our “problems” only exacerbates them. It is here and now that we must win our victories or suffer defeats. Spiritual victories are […]

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The One

By on October 8, 2015 in Christian Life, Jesus with 4 Comments

Last week, I received news one of my former personal training clients went to be with Jesus. She was a college student, and I trained her when she was in high school. Jordan was very introspective & inquisitive. Our PT sessions were often as mentally intensive as they were physically intensive. One day, Jordan sent […]

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