Category: Christian Living

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Day 34 – Examine Yourselves, To See Whether you are in the Faith

There’s more to being a Christian than attending church, singing worship songs, and memorizing a few scripture verses now and then. Am I really a true Christian? Or am I a counterfeit?

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Day 33 – He Was Crucified in Weakness, but Lives by the Power of God

I wonder how many of us are guilty of this same thing? We want more proof that God is real. We’re looking for proof in blessings and materialism. Proof in large ministries and twitter followers. Proof in a life of comfort and ease. What does proof look like today?

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Day 29 – Catch a Glimpse of God in the Everyday

Whether you are in a season of waiting to see God work in your life or celebrating where you are right now…may we all be reminded that we were put here in this world to live humble, sacrificial, servant-like lives that point upward to Jesus. The day-to-day faithfulness counts!

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Day 22 – How Do Money & Joy Go Hand-in-Hand?

Jesus Christ said more about money than about any other single thing because, when it comes to a man’s real nature, money is of first importance. Money is an exact index to a man’s true character. All through Scripture there is an intimate correlation between the development of a man’s character and how he handles his money. – Richard Halverson, Former chaplain U.S. Senate … Read More Day 22 – How Do Money & Joy Go Hand-in-Hand?

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Day 6 – A Fragrant Aroma

As I glance down at my bathroom vanity this morning, various perfume bottles catch my eye. Appearing in all different shapes and sizes, each one individually uniquely designed. And although the bottles are quite captivating, the real treasure remains inside. The bottles were created to hold something, much like you and I. Throughout Scripture, we as believers are often symbolized as clay jars, perfume … Read More Day 6 – A Fragrant Aroma

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Day 4 – Build a Firm Foundation

It’s easy to lose our bearings and start clinging to the things of this world. Things we can touch with our hands and see with our eyes. Today we see Paul urging the Corinthians to stand firm. Let’s join him for the ride…

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What’s in Your Way?

New Blog Post Today…Being completely honest here, I like it when everything is okay. But God uses people and circumstances to reveal this thing called flesh. It’s not the prettiest sight.

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When Everything Isn’t Okay

This morning I spoke to a friend who lost her job out of the blue, leaving her in a state of confusion. A few hours later, another friend called sharing concern over a nodule that was discovered during her annual exam. During our normal routine, life can take us by surprise. What are we supposed to do? Does God see? Does He understand? We have moments…possibly … Read More When Everything Isn’t Okay

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I’ve got some good news….and some honest truth.

There comes a time when we need someone to give us a word of encouragement. We all encounter some rough patches in our lives. Times when we don’t know how to keep on keeping on. Times when we are unsure what our life journey is all about. So…thank you. Thank you for writing letters of encouragement, sending personal emails to share what God is … Read More I’ve got some good news….and some honest truth.

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How One Woman Changed Her Mind About Missions

For me, it was the fact that one of the hardest experiences I had while I was on mission in Haiti was actually one of the best, and I’ve struggled with dichotomy ever since.

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5 Tips for Christmas

So, I’ve been thinking (which is a bit of a rarity around here)…go ahead and take a breath and allow yourself to relax, chill a bit, and truly enjoy this holiday season.

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7 Verses to Conquer Low Self-Esteem

Thankfully, our wrecked, messy lives serve as a reminder that we are a people who need a Savior.

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