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Tag: humility

It Takes 5 Seconds to Get Right With God

“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 o... Read More »

How This Mindset Could Change {All} of Your Relationships

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 ... Read More »

Running Headlong {Into} Your Weakness

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... Read More »

The Lethal Game of Comparison

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... Read More »

Three Ways to Help Your Children Embrace Humility

“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 f... Read More »

What My First Week of Seminary Taught Me

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 ... Read More »

How to Avoid Ministry Burnout

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 defin... Read More »

Single Friends, Let's Honor God in Our Dating

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. ... Read More »

"Who Do You Play For?"

 “…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 f... Read More »

Shining Like Stars

“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 girl... Read More »