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We Get To Pray

We Get To Pray

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into Heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just

Jesus’ Favorite

I’m Looking at You, John My sister is the oldest of six grandchildren born to my maternal grandmother and grandfather, and she has a nickname for herself that has made us giggle for the last few years, mainly because it’s true. She started calling herself “#1” in high school, and was usually pretty quick to

Dance Stand Run: Let’s Go Back

  It’s okay if we’ve had some misconceptions about grace, holiness, and mission. But it’s time for us to go back to the beginning of our faith and sort them out. ✦ Suggested Reading in Dance, Stand, Run: Intro, Chapter 1 (To be read by facilitator) Intro Ladies, friends, sisters: are you ready? This week,

We Can Belong, Or We Can Be Used

You can sit with us. You belong. Your story matters.
 There’s a place at the table for you. These are some of the encouraging messages smattered on shirts and coffee mugs and journals in all the Christian stores in all the states. I won’t lie — I’ve got a few of the shirts, and I

Some of the Most Anticipated New Books of Fall 2017

Have you found your fall reading material yet? Look no further; we’re rounding up some of our most awaited books of the season! Now is the time to take advantage of our unbeatable pre-order deals and enjoy these highly anticipated books that offer motivation, spiritual guidance, and inspiration for your everyday walk with Jesus. Here are some of our

Joy Doesn’t Come When the Sun Shines Brighter

There was a long time when I wanted to be anywhere but my real life. I lived for the next big life development that might make me feel content and comfortable in my skin. Maybe you can relate? During grade school I thought summer would bring happiness. When I was a teenager I assumed moving

Insecurity and the Runaway Bride: How Do You Like Your Eggs?

You know Julia Roberts in Runaway Bride? Surely you do. Man, I hope you do. That Julia, goodness gracious, she’s the cutest. But she’s a tiny bit of a head case in Runaway Bride. The story goes that she’s this woman who has been engaged three times, has left all her fiancés at the altar, and

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