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A Faith-Changing Vacation

By on April 24, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

Spring is well under way, and soon summer will be here – Vacation time!  Some of my favorite vacations have been visiting historic places, especially places associated with Christian history.  Seeing the church in Wittenberg where Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door, symbolically beginning the Reformation, somehow makes the event more real.  Visiting […]

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Set-Apart in a “Sex is Power” World

By on April 19, 2012 in Feminism, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 2 Comments

At the end of the 30-second commercial I wasn’t sure whether I should be laughing or blushing! As the on-screen ladies witnessed the dramatic duels of flying samurais and jousting knights, I heard: It’s the cradle of life. It’s the center of civilization. Men have fought for it, even died for it. One might say […]

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Decorating for Real Life

By on April 12, 2012 in House and Home with 2 Comments

A home straight from the pages of House Beautiful.  I had just moved into my first apartment and I could not wait to start decorating.  Never mind that the space was only 492 square feet with retro fixtures, century-old appliances, and…wait for it…mustard tile.  It was all mine and I had big plans for my […]

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The Glory of the Mundane

Hear, O Israel.  The Lord our God, the Lord is one!  You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.  And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart.  You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk […]

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Should You Teach a Mixed Bible Study?

By on April 4, 2012 in Biblical Womanhood, Ministry with 20 Comments

Should A Woman Teach a Mixed Adult Bible Study? Over the last few years, I have heard many different variations of the question about whether a woman should teach adult men and women in Bible study: Should a woman teach a mixed adult Bible study – a Sunday school class, Bible study, or small group? […]

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Confessions of a Shopping Addict

By on March 29, 2012 in Personal Growth with 10 Comments

Hi. My name is Katie and I’m a shopaholic. It’s been 12 days since I last used my store card. It all started so innocently, really. “Would you like to save an additional 15 percent today? You know the more you spend with us, the more you’ll save!” After years of avoiding credit cards, I […]

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Seasons of Mentoring

By on March 27, 2012 in Ministry with 0 Comments

It’s spring! The trees are budding, the grass is greening, flowers are bursting forth with color – allergies are afflicting those who are sensitive to pollen!  As a new Texas resident this spring I experienced allergies for the first time.  I don’t care for them but I do love spring and summer!  However, like the […]

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Body Image and The Baby Bump

Body Image. What woman does not struggle with these two words!? Over the past two years, I have found myself struggling with this issue in a way that I have not struggled since I was a teenager. My twenties was a period of intense spiritual growth, and, by God’s grace, I began to find contentment […]

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BW Reads: Spiritual Warfare for Women

By on March 20, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

Spiritual warfare is real, but how serious is it and what do the enemy’s attacks look like? How do I battle them? Leighann McCoy addresses these questions and more through scripture and personal testimony in her book Spiritual Warfare for Women: Winning the Battle for Your Home, Family and Friends. After ministering to women for […]

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Why I Broke Up With The Bachelor

By on March 15, 2012 in Culture, Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Take a stroll through any grocery store checkout lane and you’ll see an array of scintillating headlines testifying to that American female obsession popularly known as The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. While the names and faces change with each season, our vicarious interest is unfailingly piqued by the drama, the dates, the drama, the romance, […]

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