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Tag: hope

Life Lessons from A British Cemetery

Just for a minute, imagine walking down a cobblestone path that is older than the United States, hearing dainty British women speak about the unusually hot weather (only 75 degrees!), standing in a cathedral that stretches so high you have ... Read More »

Godly Grief and the Joy of the Lord

Editor’s Note: At the time of writing this article, Kelsey’s mother, Kelly, was in the final weeks of her battle with cancer. Last evening, September 10th, her mother passed away and entered into presence of the Christ. We hope ... Read More »

#CheckYourHeart

Not too long ago, Christian comedian John Crist (@johnbcrist) released a video of himself highlighting activities or questionable decisions Christians make that some consider “taboo,” like skipping church to watch a football game, slowi... Read More »

You Have A Keeper – His Name Is Yahweh.

The engulfing waters threatened me, the deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.”  Jonah 2:5 Overwhelmed.  That’s how I felt.  I remember crying out to the Lord and through sobs—the kind that take your breath away—... Read More »

Loving The Muslim Woman Like Jesus Loved the Samaritan Woman

Ramadan is the holiest month of the Muslim calendar involving ritual fasting and doing extra deeds to earn favor from Allah. This year, it began on May 15th and ends June 14th.  During this month, Muslims will give extra to the poor, serv... Read More »

5 Things A Woman Considering An Abortion Needs to Hear

We know that abortion is wrong. We know we must defend the unborn. But when we’re face-to-face with a woman who is considering an abortion, we don’t always know what to say. Here are five ways to start a conversation with her: 1. “You... Read More »

Come As You Are

The story of “The Fall of Man” in Genesis 3 was never an interesting story to me… until I realized that it was my story, too. I know the story. God creates the world, and it’s good. God creates man, and it’s very good. And then ma... Read More »

How to Lay Hold of Lasting Hope

Hope: The Anchor for Your Soul What an anchor provides for a ship, hope provides for the soul. Both provide necessary stability amidst the storms of life, something to hold on to should you find yourself floundering in the ditch of despair.... Read More »

Sisters, What Happened To Your Dreams?

On my desk at work sits a stuffed, purple dragon with orange horns and wings. His name is Figment, as in a Figment of your Imagination. He is a Disney-created character that can only be found at Epcot in Walt Disney World. Figment is a favo... Read More »

Hope from a Stump

A couple of years ago, we noticed something odd growing in the middle of our crape myrtle tree. This particular tree is on the side of our house where we hardly ever play or walk, so we hadn’t paid much attention to it in the 6 months we ... Read More »