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Kinda Like Grace: Doing Good

Kinda Like Grace: Doing Good

So let’s not get tired of doing good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. — Galatians 6:9 Doing good. What is doing good? Getting our kids up early for school and having a hot breakfast waiting on the table with a morning devotional? Baking

Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Week 6 — The Ultimate Victory

Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting? — 1 Corinthians 15:55 We can bear a sadness that enriches the tapestry of our lives woven with its imperfections of beauty. ~ Stasi Welcome to our final week of the Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Online Bible Study! It’s all about love.

You'll be My Witness

Signs of Being Spirit-Filled

Editor’s note: Today, we celebrate Pentecost! Holy Spirit fire! If the commemoration of Pentecost is new to you or you just want to remember the falling of the Holy Spirit on Christ’s first followers in Jerusalem, read Acts 2:1-4 and then continue to read how lives were changed when God the Holy Spirit was released

Why Is Evidence Important for Faith?

[God] has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus… to which I was appointed a preacher, an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles… I know whom I have believed and am

True Riches: Becoming More Like Jesus

True confession? I am not a very compassionate person. I once asked a college friend if I should pray for God to help me care more about other people, or if I should just accept that I don’t. My focus on myself was keeping me from having concern for the well-being of others. This kind

Palau: Proclaiming the Gospel

There is a harvest waiting around the world for those willing to obey and gather it. I have seen it in every country, on every continent. I’ll never forget being in Hong Kong in 1997 (the second time we went there), as the people of that beautiful island pre- pared for an uncertain future under

Fiction Friday: Katherine Reay

Editor’s note: Hooray! It’s Fiction Friday! Today we are featuring a bestselling and award-winning author — Katherine Reay. If you love classic Brit Lit like we do, you’ll love her! “Katherine Reay’s Dear Mr. Knightley kept me up until 2:00 a.m.; I simply couldn’t put it down.” —Eloisa James, New York Times best-selling author of Once Upon a Tower “You’re going

We matter because He says we matter

What’s Keeping Us from Dreaming?

He chose us in Him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in His sight. – Ephesians 1:4 What could cause us to miss God’s plans? I think a lot of us are afraid. We’ve got hang-ups, and some of us have deep needs that we don’t even have words for.

Thinking About the People Who Have Hurt You

  We are all imperfect. We’re filled with flaws, some little and some big, and these flaws are a large part of what makes us human. But these imperfections lead us to do things to each other that we shouldn’t do, even when we know we’re doing the other person harm. Hurt people hurt people.

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