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Find the Strength You Need in the New Year

Find the Strength You Need in the New Year

Find the Strength You Need in the New Year

I’ve always been a high-energy person. When I was a boy my mother often said, “David Paul, where do you get all that energy?” — not in admiration, but in frustrated exhaustion. In high school, I sang in the choir, played in the band, played baseball and basketball, and ran track. I went to college

When the Unexpected Exceeds What You Imagined

Who Am I? More than a decade ago, when Nick and I first began researching the possibility of establishing an anti-trafficking organization, we were given a terminal prognosis: impossible. The feasibility study from the consultants we’d hired used that word ten times in their report. Ten times. And opening an office in Thessaloniki? It was

Raising Kids to be Super Heroes for God

Before we were born, God lovingly envisioned us in His mind’s eye. He created us for a purpose. He crafted special plans for each of our lives (Jeremiah 1:5, 29:11; Ephesians 2:10). Although we live in a broken world that constantly tempts us to forget who we are, to set aside our spiritual gifts, and

Bible verses about strength | 12 Bible Scriptures on strength

Bible Verses about Strength: 12 Scriptures

Bible Verses about Strength Say the word strength, and immediately one thinks of diet plans, workout routines, and trips to the gym. The word reminds us of the workout clothes we bought last year, with good intentions, but never wore. To be physically strong and fit is a fine goal, but there is a greater

You Can Have The Life You’ve Always Wanted

Success in any field requires work, practice, dedication, and the ability to learn from setbacks. When something is worth our effort, we throw ourselves into the task. What makes us think becoming spiritually mature is any different? The Apostle Paul used terms borrowed from the sporting world. “Work out your salvation,” “run to win,” “buffet

Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

If we could pick just one personal quality to cultivate in our daughters – if we could gift wrap one specific character trait and envelope them in it like a warm, cozy sweater – what would it be? Based on the multitude of challenges that women face in the world today, particularly young women of

Celebrate Recovery: What to Remember on Dark Days

Dark Days With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible. — Matthew 19:26 Don’t let anyone fool you — recovery is tough. There are days when we feel like giving up, throwing in the towel. Days when it seems like the deck is stacked against us, and nothing is ever going

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