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More Than Marriage: What’s Behind Polyamory In the Church

By on September 14, 2017 in Culture, Marriage with 5 Comments

When I first heard the term “polyamory,” it sounded like one of those eyebrow-raising issues you hear about on daytime talk-shows – shocking, extreme, and on the fringe.[1] Less than a decade later, it’s creeping out of the shadows and into the mainstream, and even into the Church. What is polyamory? The word comes from […]

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How NOT To Give In To Your Weakness

By on September 12, 2017 in Christian Life with 2 Comments

Can you think of the last time you gave in to something you know you shouldn’t have? What causes you to lose heart, give up on doing good, and give into temptation even when you know it is wrong? Consider Galatians 6:9: “Do not grow weary in doing good, for at the proper time you will reap […]

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Dear Women, This Is Community

By on September 7, 2017 in Christian Life, Ministry with 3 Comments

There’s a little watering hole on the way towards my sister’s old place. As soon as I take the exit off the highway, I know I have ten miles of curvy, country back roads lined with canopies of evergreens before I reach it. It’s off to the left, and along its banks is a grove […]

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What You Need to Know About The Nashville Statement

By on September 5, 2017 in Culture, Gender with 2 Comments

Do you have questions about transgenderism in our culture today? Have you wondered whether the simple truths of Scripture can speak to all of the gender confusion happening in our world? Last week, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC and the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released a 14-point declaration called the “Nashville Statement.” […]

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How I Learned About Rejoicing in the Sock Aisle at Target

By on August 31, 2017 in Christian Life with 23 Comments

This is the story of how I ended up crying my eyes out in the sock aisle of Target … and I learned about rejoicing. Oh, the adventures a woman can have at Target, am I right ladies?! The possibilities are endless, even when the paycheck is small. This particular venture that beckoned me to […]

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I Have a Serious Question: Have You Really Met God At This Level?

By on August 29, 2017 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

It is quite easy for Christian people somehow to avoid the sense of battle and conflict and to take their ease. “Woe to them that are at east in Zion,” says Amos 6:1. Many of us quite readily become so occupied with material things and with our work that it is a long time since […]

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3 Prayers for My Children This School Year

By on August 24, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 4 Comments

This is a big year for me. It marks the official end of my girls’ preschool years and the beginning of a new season in our family’s life. Tomorrow morning I will send my oldest daughter off to 1st grade, while my second daughter waits until next week to begin Kindergarten. (How in the world […]

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How to See the Need Behind the Mask

By on August 22, 2017 in Ministry with 0 Comments

Earlier this year, “Church Clothes” was released by country artist Kelleigh Bannen. The song follows a couple who attend a Sunday morning worship service and act like everything about their marriage is as perfect and put together as the very clothes they are wearing. But, in reality, their marriage is on the rocks: You drive, […]

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What You Need to Know About the Holocaust in North Korea

By on August 17, 2017 in Global Issues with 3 Comments

The Holocaust. Just the mention of that word conjures up images of the horrific crimes perpetrated at the hands of the Nazi regime. As a high school student, I visited the Holocaust museum in Washington, D.C., and I was horrified and outraged. The pictures of the experiments conducted on human beings haunt me to this day. […]

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It Takes 5 Seconds to Get Right With God

By on August 15, 2017 in Christian Life with 3 Comments

“It takes 5 seconds to get right with God.”  I said as she stared at me blankly. “5 seconds.  Not an hour, not a week, not a day, not 30 minutes, not even one minute.  Just five seconds.” It had been an hour since Patty knocked on my door, hoping to find the answers to […]

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