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Too Much to Handle?

Judge Deborah Serving in judgeship of the nation of Israel, Deborah was a married woman of valor leading the people of God with wisdom and courage (Judges 4). She wasn’t just the lone woman to judge Israel; she also held the unique dual function of both fiery judge and authoritative prophet.1 In a role similar

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Dust

I grabbed my chest while tears slipped down my cheeks in an unending stream. The pain in my heart wasn’t physical. But the stabbing emotional hurt was so intense I could hardly breathe. My hands were shaking. My eyes were wide with fear. My mouth felt paralyzed. My life had gone from feeling full and

Fiction Friday: Summer Reads by Lauren K. Denton

Editor’s Note: It’s sum-sum-summertime! Got your beach bag ready? Here are some great fiction reads for this summer from one of our favorite fiction writers, Lauren K. Denton!   Glory Road  One of Southern Living’s “25 Beach Reads Perfect for Summer” “Brims with family, second chances, and new horizons.” —Lisa Wingate In one summer, everything

You’re Invited to the It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way Online Bible Study

In their hearts people plan their way, but the Lord directs their steps. — Proverbs 16:9 Sometimes to get your life back, you have to face the death of what you thought your life would look like. ~ Lysa TerKeurst Have you ever looked at your life in disappointment, heartbreak, deep loss, or just frustration

Wait While God Works

So here I sit in the waiting room. The receptionist took my name, recorded my insurance data, and gestured to a chair. “Please have a seat. We will call you when the doctor is ready.” I look around. A mother holds a sleeping baby. A fellow dressed in a suit thumbs through Time magazine. A

Healthy Comfort for the Grieving

Editor’s Note: When someone is hurting, it’s hard to know what to say. How can we help? In times of hardship, loss, and pain, Scripture beckons us to look up and out. We pray you are blessed by this excerpt from The Book of Comforts.  * Meaning to be friendly, I asked, “How was Christmas?” If

She Called Him… the God Who Sees Me

I am with you and for you. You face nothing alone — nothing! When you feel anxious, know that you are focusing on the visible world and leaving Me out of the picture. The remedy is simple: Fix your eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. Verbalize your trust in Me,

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