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Beautiful Things Happen When a Woman Trusts God

Beautiful Things Happen When a Woman Trusts God

July 7, 1966, The Swing. When I was a child, my mom would take my sister Frances and me to the swings in the park. I loved being pushed on the swing by someone I trusted. I felt as if I were flying, airborne, without a care in the world. I would cry out, “Higher, Mommy, higher!” I remember

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The Daniel Plan – Faith & Nurturing Your Soul

Many of us are disciplined when it comes to spiritual practices like reading our Bible or going to church, but we may not have that same discipline when it comes to caring for our physical health. Others are careful about eating habits, but ignore caring for the soul. But our spiritual health and physical well-being

God's Not Dead

God’s Not Dead

Last weekend marked the opening weekend of God’s Not Dead, a film directed by Harold Cronk and released by Pure Flix Entertainment. The film introduces us to Josh Wheaton (Shane Harper), a present-day college freshman and devout Christian who finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class by the dogmatic and argumentative Professor

A Burden Shared Is a Burden Lifted

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. — Galatians 6:2 As a mother, my desire has always been that my children would grow into competent, independent adults, but not at the expense of developing compassionate, caring hearts for others. In a world that often promotes individual rights over those of the community,

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3 Bible Studies on Faith

I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief! – Father of a possessed boy, Mark 9.24 Many of us could echo this sentiment of the father from Mark chapter 9. Doubt often means asking questions or being uncertain regarding issues of faith.  You believe – but you have difficulties with that faith, or are worried about

Thoughts About Holiness — A Transformed Mind

“I am not indebted to you, nothing stands between us.” This is a greeting in Uganda, Africa. How do we know in our lives that we have been set apart, have been made holy? By our actions and response. I remember how my sister Betsie really grew in holiness. I once read a letter which

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One Light Still Shines

I’d like to tell you a love story. I could tell another story instead. I could recount a gruesome, premeditated murder. I could describe unspeakable acts. I could take you behind the scenes into the shielded private world of my Amish neighbors as they mourned the horrific losses of their daughters, granddaughters, nieces, sisters, and

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