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Is it a New Passion and Purity? Reflecting on Elisabeth Elliot

By on June 22, 2017 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: Elisabeth Elliot remains one of the most influential women of 20th century Christendom. Her classic book, Passion and Purity, continues to guide a new generation of women navigating issues of the heart within Christ-controlled purity. Abigail Howell is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Paige Patterson, President and First Lady of Southwestern Seminary. As a teenager, […]

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Lessons I Learned From My Purse

By on June 20, 2017 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

In full confession I need to tell you that I don’t actually carry a purse. It’s more like a multifaceted survival kit. It rivals the arsenal for a doomsday-prepper. This purse/tote/bail-out bag is roughly the size of a toddler, potentially should be on wheels, and, as I have discovered, is too large to fit in […]

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The Day I Ditched My 5-Year Plan

By on March 30, 2017 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

I wasn’t supposed to be wearing contacts today. Actually, I wasn’t supposed to be wearing contacts ever again. After 20-some years of fulfilling ever-increasing prescriptions, fumbling around the bathroom counter every morning to find that little blue case, and looking like I’d just seen the end of Steel Magnolias every time mascara flecked off an […]

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Why Bargain With God?

By on March 28, 2017 in Faith with 2 Comments

Once there was a woman who loved God deeply. She knew that He was good and she tried to follow Him every day out of gratitude for all that He had done for her. He was all she needed. But this woman had a deep desire to be married. And as her friends and family […]

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If Only We Realized …

By on March 14, 2017 in Faith with 1 Comment

If only we realized that this Almighty God is our Father through the Lord Jesus Christ. If only we realized that we are indeed His children and that whenever we pray it is like a child going to its father! He knows all about us; He knows our every need before we tell Him. As […]

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Overcoming the Stronghold of Fear

By on August 18, 2016 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

I was six years old when I came to know Jesus as my Lord and Savior. I remember having a strong conviction over my sin, and I knew I needed Jesus to come into my life to save me. When I was eight years old, my mother was diagnosed with cancer. This was when fear […]

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Did You Bring Me Out Here to Die?

By on September 30, 2014 in Faith with 0 Comments

How many times have we said, “I think I’m gonna die!”? Most of us have used that phrase at the end of a long run, in the middle of a spinning class, after every Thanksgiving meal, after an all-nighter with a newborn, in the middle of VBS week, or at the end of August when […]

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How to Embrace a Season of Stillness

By on January 16, 2014 in Faith with 0 Comments

Everything is still and dead. I look out on my backyard and that is what I see. My ferns are brown and droopy and my trees are bare. Had my husband not raked for endless hours, dead leaves would have created a brown carpet over the ground. In the place where the daffodils bloom is […]

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