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Pray for Physical Healing

Pray for Physical Healing

Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. — James 5:14–15 Updated NIV What we are doing

Having an Exit Strategy

My first experience with water skiing came at the age of twenty-four. I was quietly anxious about the adventure. All of my focus was on getting up on those skis. The first attempt was over before it began. One tug from the motorboat, and the rope left my hands and took off without me. On

Modesty: 10 Simple Starting Points

Let’s face it… we live in an extremely sexualized world. Want to start a heated debate amongst the Christian community? Just bring up the topic of modesty (and what is right and what is wrong) and darts may fly in your eye! Modesty is one of those gray areas where there is a widely varying

What Every Mom Should Teach Her Daughter

It is no accident that Kari Kampakis opens her book, 10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know, with the subject of popularity. The first truth she shares with moms and daughters is this: Kindness is more important than popularity. Yes! She is right on. And we all (especially throughout adolescence) want to be popular. But our

Discipleship: Christ Wants YOU

Mere Christianity, by C. S. Lewis, Book IV, Chapter 8 The ordinary idea which we all have before we become a Christian is this. We take as a starting point our ordinary self with its various desires and interests. We then admit that something else – call it “morality” or “decent behavior” or “the good

A Birthday Letter and Gift for My Tween Daughter

My little girl is not so little any more. It’s hard to believe that almost eleven years ago I was in a New York City hospital anticipating her early arrival. This precious little girl that I held in my arms is a few short years away from becoming a young lady, no longer my baby girl. She’s

Holy Spirit Power

On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice… “Whoever believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.” By this He meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had

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