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Posted by | May 22, 2018
Book Review: Becoming a Welcoming Church by Thom S. Rainer

BOOK REVIEW Many churches are unwelcoming. It’s a myth to perceive that all churches are friendly when indeed they are not. By unwelcoming, I don’t mean that a church keeps...

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what-others-see
Posted by | January 18, 2018
What Others See Is Not the Sum Total of Our Worth

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight...

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Posted by | January 11, 2018
Diminishing Our Troubles

A humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A Simple Way to Becoming More Grateful Diminishing our troubles can be found in the simplest of things....

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Posted by | January 7, 2018
One of the Ten

How one leper can motivate us to return to Christ I read about the young seminary student, Edward Spencer, and his harrowing ordeal at sea. An accident between two vessels...

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Posted by | November 3, 2017
When You Need To Accept No To Stave Off Spiritual Derailment

How rejection reassures us of God's direction Right now, I’m in the middle of some urgent self-care. I’m devoting some significant time to mend illness, conduct homeschool, and read a...

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Posted by | October 19, 2017
Book Review: A Pocketful of Seeds by Debbie Johnson

BOOK REVIEW A positive new book, A Pocketful of Seeds, gathers 12 months’ worth of seed-sowing actions for each day of the year. Some seek answers; some are creative; some...

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Posted by | June 14, 2017
Book Review: As My Parents Age by Cynthia Ruchti

BOOK REVIEW Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote that the bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. At the core of this message are two...

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Posted by | April 8, 2017
Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Retreat

DAY 3 These past few days have been thick with possibility. All my goals rest in His mighty hands. I've heard words I never expected to hear, positive feedback that...

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