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Love That Lasts: What Makes You Beautiful

Love That Lasts: What Makes You Beautiful

Editor’s note: Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke are on a mission to help marriages — from newlyweds to long-time couples. In their new book Love That Lasts they tackle some of the lies that trip us up and focus on God’s design for rich and fulfilling marriage. * I had an eating disorder for six years.

Power in Weakness

  Several years ago, I (Jamin) had the joy of vacationing in Greece. The drive from Athens to Corinth took about an hour. The drive is so beautiful you almost forget about your destination. The brilliant blue water of the Aegean Sea is visible nearly the entire way. The city of Corinth is strategically positioned

You Knit Me Together: All God’s Kids Have Special Needs

In My Prayer Closet My prayer closet is often a bathtub filled with bubbles. And it was while soaking in this prayer closet, at the end of a particular hard day, that I found the words of Psalm 139:13 echoing in my head, a cadence that seemed almost taunting. You knit me together… You knit

Understanding a Theology of Suffering: Sing a New Song

Without a theology of suffering, we will assume something is wrong, broken, or out of balance whenever we face trials. We may then find ourselves wavering, frantically searching for prosperity and blessing that we believe is the Christian experience, rather than obediently moving forward in the steps of the Savior. Our comprehension of suffering as

Refining Grace

But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I

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