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The Power of the Pocket Prayer

Do you struggle with prayer? You aren’t the first to struggle. The sign-up sheet for Prayer 101 contains some familiar names: the apostles John, James, Andrew, and Peter. When one of Jesus’ disciples requested, “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1), none of the others objected. No one walked away saying, “Hey, I have prayer figured out.” The first followers of Jesus needed prayer

    Devotionals Daily

    Why Keep Praying? God Changes His Mind

    We Pray Because God Is Changeless God does not change, will not change, and cannot change. In the book of Malachi, He declares: For I am the Lord, I do not change. — Malachi 3:6 God doesn’t change, because if He could change, He could get better. But He can’t get better, because He is


      eBook Deals of the Week

      Feed your e-reader with these hot ebooks deals available on Kindle, iBooks, Nook, and from for a limited time only! Each week we unveil new ebook deals from two of the country’s leading Christian book publishers – Thomas Nelson and Zondervan – and you’ll find these Christian ebook deals right here! From bestsellers to


        The Proverbs 31 Woman: How Not to Do It All

        Key Scripture: Proverbs 31:10-31 Meeting the Proverbs 31 Woman This woman is unreal! Literally. All of the other women you will meet in this twelve-session study are captured in a real place and time. Each of their stories comes from a particular context and setting in biblical history. But not the woman portrayed in Proverbs



            Life in the Shadow of Death

            When Macyn came home at three months old, you can bet I had a stack of books with expert advice on babies, as well as on babies with Down syndrome. I perused the web to help fill in the gaps the books failed to address. In addition, I had my own ideas on what would

              Online Bible Studies

              You Are Free Week 1 — To Be Free

              I want to be free. Don’t you? How did we get so confused about our freedom in Christ? It’s a concept that I used to take it at face-value, but now… life, and brokenness, and the burdens that have a habit of piling up smothered freedom somewhere along the way. Is that true for you,

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                Our Top 5 Men’s Bible Studies

                  God has given men a great deal of responsibility: we are husbands, fathers, friends, workers, and many other things.  In each of the roles we have, we are often times looked to to be the leader.  In the very least, we have a responsibility and obligation to lead our families.  But we need to


                  Letting Go: My Justice Fantasy

                  Editor’s note: Wilma Derksen’s world collapsed when her teenage daughter, Candace, was taken hostage and murdered. Through the process of grief and enduring the legal trials that followed the murder, Wilma learned to choose to “let go” and trust God with the outcome. * I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict