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God Has a Plan… Now Do Something

God Has a Plan… Now Do Something

I grew up as the daughter of a Pentecostal preacher in a small country church that was roughly the size of your local KFC. This meant I was well-versed in everything from three-part harmony to speaking in tongues by the time I was old enough to walk upright. Side Note: If you’ve never heard a

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

Contentment in Christ

For many Americans, the pursuit of self-fulfillment and personal happiness has become a religion. Even Christians have bought into this religion of self-actualization, pursuing God only because they see Him as an agent for happiness. They want happiness, and they think they can use God to get it. In our society, we tend to make

Comfort vs. Contentment

A first-century Roman proverb warns: “Money is like seawater: the more a man drinks, the thirstier he becomes.” Now, I don’t know if Jesus knew that saying — maybe He did. He certainly understood the principle, if His lifestyle is any indication. He kept it simple, trusted God, had what He needed, and didn’t covet

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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

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