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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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How This Mindset Could Change {All} of Your Relationships

By on July 13, 2017 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Is there a relationship in your life that feels fraught with conflict? It might be unresolved tension with a family member, a broken fellowship with a friend, or a friction with a coworker. Paul’s instruction in this passage and Jesus’ example hold the key to transforming all of your relationships: Christlike humility. James 4 tells us that […]

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Running Headlong {Into} Your Weakness

By on May 25, 2017 in Christian Life with 2 Comments

Life is a strange mix of successes and failures, wins and losses, ups and downs. And human nature tends to shift constantly toward those circumstances, people, hobbies, jobs, etc. that allow us to succeed, because – hey – we all like being winners. I, too, have this urge. But the current season in which I […]

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The Lethal Game of Comparison

By on September 15, 2016 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

The Comparison Game. It’s one we all play. And, in the end, it’s one we all lose. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, the woman on the latest episode of Fixer Upper – all present the newest ways in which we see what we don’t have. There are a gazillion articles online concerning comparison. I stopped reading them because […]

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Three Ways to Help Your Children Embrace Humility

By on May 17, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 1 Comment

“Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will exalt you.” (James 4:10) In about the last twenty years, the job of parenting has expanded to include a concern for our children’s self-esteem and self-image. Consequently, we find ourselves in a culture of children and young adults who struggle with the opposite end […]

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What My First Week of Seminary Taught Me

By on May 4, 2016 in Christian Life, Education with 3 Comments

I stood on the curb like a frozen statue staring at my brand new world from across the street. Less than a hundred yards away was my future. The last pieces of my previous life had just boarded a connecting flight back to Tampa, and here I was about to embark on perhaps the bravest […]

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How to Avoid Ministry Burnout

By on September 24, 2015 in Ministry with 7 Comments

By the age of twenty, I was a young pastor’s wife thrown headfirst into the deep end of ministry. Although I knew what ministry entailed, I thought the difficult times wouldn’t come until at least ten years down the road. That was definitely not the case. In that first year of ministry, I had seen […]

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Single Friends, Let's Honor God in Our Dating

By on June 9, 2015 in Dating with 0 Comments

Does anyone still listen to the radio in the morning? I know I am probably one of two people on the planet that do, but I guess my shortened commute makes it an absolute burden to pull out my phone, turn on my bluetooth, and make a choice. Forget the fact that anything there would […]

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"Who Do You Play For?"

By on February 10, 2015 in Ministry with 0 Comments

 “…but God gave the growth. So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. He who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his wags according to his labor. For we are God’s fellow workers. You are God’s field, God’s building.” I […]

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Shining Like Stars

By on September 25, 2014 in Christian Life, Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

“Mommy, I don’t want to take a nap. I don’t want to eat lunch. I want chocolate milk (said in a whining voice). I want to go inside because it’s too hot.” These are just a few examples of the daily grumbles I hear from my two girls. In the midst of the complaining, you […]

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