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The Daniel Dilemma: Core Convictions Shape the Way We Live Our Lives

The Daniel Dilemma: Core Convictions Shape the Way We Live Our Lives

Convictions require you to decide what’s right ahead of time. They’re not based on what feels good or seems right in the moment. They are, instead, the unmovable foundation upon which our lives are built. We don’t need to be mean or judgmental when we share them with others, but we do need to be

Unexpected

An Invitation to the Unexpected

An Invitation to the Unexpected To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect. – Oscar Wilde For my fiftieth birthday, Nick gave me the greatest gift ever. He invited 150 of our dearest friends to a huge celebration he’d planned for a year. It was a dinner cruise with wonderful food, dancing, a beautiful cake,

Love that lasts by Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke

Love That Lasts: Looking More Like Jesus Every Day

As a teenager and into my college years I wanted to be a lawyer. I had a natural inclination for debate, logic, reason and thinking outside the box. But just like any personality trait, a blessing can also be a curse. Without love, and grace and compassion, I could sometimes be mean without even knowing

Sabbath

A Day Off ~ 5 Minutes with Jesus

A Day Off Do you ever feel that if you are asked to do one more thing you will physically combust? I’ve definitely had those moments. I recently read an article about the exhausted American workforce. It mentioned a young working mother who was stretched so thin that she always entered the cook time on

Galilee: The Woman Who Was Healed by a Touch

  Editor’s note: Our next Online Bible Study is The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi with Kathie Lee Gifford! This summer we are going to be walking dusty and gorgeous roads in Israel with Kathie Lee and Rabbi Jason Sobel (a messianic Jewish teacher) as we learn completely new-to-us concepts about the Bible. The Rock

Worship&Prayer

Worship & Prayer

Worship The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved.” – Acts 16:29-31 What a random question for a jailer to ask two prisoners.

Case for Miracles | Lee Strobel

A Child’s Faith-Filled Prayer and God’s Amazing Answer

A Child’s Faith-Filled Prayer and God’s Amazing Answer Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. — Matthew 17:20, NIV In Equatorial Africa, far from pharmacies and hospitals,

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