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A Healthier Lifestyle: A Better Way Home

A Healthier Lifestyle: A Better Way Home

So, as the Holy Spirit says: “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” — Hebrews 3:7-8a Thought for the Day: I can’t keep driving through the dangerous intersection of reality and think it won’t ever affect me. My pastor made a statement recently we’ve all heard: Over 50 percent of marriages are ending in

The Heart of a Woman

Think about the women you meet at church. They’re trying to live up to some model of femininity. What do they “teach” you about being a woman? What are they saying to us through their lives? You’d have to conclude that a godly woman is… tired. And guilty. We’re all living in the shadow of that infamous icon, “The

Abandoning the Approval of Others

Do you want to be liked or do you want to actually do something significant with this life? ~ Jennie Allen The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? — Psalm 118:6 It was pretty late. Most of the lights were out. I had gotten tied

Allow God to Be God

…hallowed be Thy Name. — Matthew 6:9 When you’re close to death, you tend to see your life flash on the movie theater of your mind. Which I did. But I also saw Jesus. Not in a He-is-standing-right-there way but in a majestic way. I flew from South Africa to Washington, DC, after Cape Town 2010,

1 Samuel 16:7

Jesus Would Hire Who You Haven’t

If you take some time to study the Scriptures and stop to consider the people chosen by God to change history, it’s a bit surprising. Noah, though a righteous man in his day, struggled with a bit too much drinking in his older years, yet he was used by God to save humankind. Jonah was

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