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Tenacious: High Impact Faith

Tenacious: High Impact Faith

Editor’s Note:  Jeremy Williams captured the nation’s imagination by coaching his high school football team to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring for a son with spina bifida. America first met Jeremy and Jennifer Williams when Extreme Makeover: Home Edition rebuilt their Depression-era farmhouse into a beautiful, handicapped-accessible haven. This is an excerpt from his

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Building Significant Purpose in Your Child

The God of purpose has built an inner need for significance into each one of our children. They were born with it and long to have it developed into something that makes their lives significant. Let me give you three things that you can do to help build this significant purpose into your child. 1.

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Trust the Holy Spirit’s Promptings in Your Hiring

In those rare cases when the human laws of leadership and the scriptural demands of discipleship do collide, decide on the side of discipleship every time. Trust the promptings of the Holy Spirit, for they will help you at these deadly intersections. Much of the published leadership literature these days has come from secular leaders in

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How to Use God’s Word for a Vibrant Prayer Life

God’s Word has an essential role in all aspects of your prayer life. Your communion with God will be based on and include much communion through the Word. Your praise must of necessity make much use of Scripture as you praise the Lord. Whatever time you spend on your devotional life, surely about half will

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Mormonism & Christianity: Not the Same God

Editor’s Note: This excerpt from the book Unveiling Grace offers a rare glimpse into Brigham Young University Professor Lyn Wilder’s journey from Mormonism to biblical Christianity. As a Mormon, when I had a big problem, a member of the godhead might bother to attend to me. The handful of times when I had sensed the presence

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5 Ways to Pray for Your Kids’ Friendships

Have you ever pondered about how to pray for your kids’ friendships? Or have you ever given thought to how God wired us for relationships? In the beginning of time, God created and formed the world of beauty, then created man to inhabit it. Each day, God viewed His creation, and said it was good.

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Connect with People: Heart Before the Head

I used to tell my staff, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” They would groan because they heard me say it so much, but they recognized that it was true nonetheless. You develop credibility when you connect with people and show that you genuinely care and want

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Did God Create Everything Out of Nothing?

Editor’s Note: It has been said that the Bible is so shallow that a beginner can grasp its truths, and at the same time so deep that the wisest of theologians can never find the bottom. Some questions will not be answered until we are with the Lord.  For now we must walk by faith.

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