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What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

Not knowing what to do is nothing new, and neither is this strategy for figuring out how to handle a crisis. Read 2 Chronicles 20 for the back story, then apply it to the situation that is plaguing you today.DEFINE THE PROBLEM Jehoshaphat us under attack. He is outnumbered, and he is scared. He begged the Lord for guidance, and ordered everyone to seek the Lord's help by prayer and fasting. 2 Chronicles 20:1-3 What exactly is going on? Define and share your troubles with godly friends.  ...

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Are you an Ambassador for Christ in Your Neighborhood?

Are you an Ambassador for Christ in Your Neighborhood?

Guest post by Bailey T. Hurley   My husband and I spent the last two years building friendships with our neighbors. We are at the point in our relationship where we get each other’s mail when we are out of town and have coffee once a month together. One late evening, my husband and I were brushing our teeth and turning off the lights when I got a phone call. My neighbor was crying in panic because her internet was down and she had a grad school project due at midnight. Her 8-year-old...

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Tempest in a Teapot

Tempest in a Teapot

Running from God is a skill I developed early in life. I abandoned my faith for 20 years, but even though I've returned to Him - fully committed, all in - sometimes I still find myself taking off like a sprinter at the starter's gun. Certain commands make my skin crawl, some verses slay me so I put them away for another day when I feel more spiritual, when I have time, when the stars align and obedience will be more convenient. That's why I love Jonah. This short book, only four chapters, has...

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More than you can handle

More than you can handle

They say, "God won't give you more than you can handle." They are wrong. The illness may be terminal, the divorce may be final, the loss may be permanent. Paul was beheaded, Peter was crucified—indeed, “more than they can handle.” The Bible teaches that God won’t allow more temptation than we can handle. This misunderstood and misquoted concept has its roots in this verse— The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the...

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Giveaway of “I Love You, Mom”

Giveaway of “I Love You, Mom”

My beautiful friend (and my literary agent) Blythe Daniel and her precious mother, Dr. Helen McIntosh, have written a beautiful book to help us express exactly what makes our mama's so special. Never again will you have to buy your mom a greeting card that says, "I know I don't tell you enough how much I love you..."   Each page of I Love You, Mom glows with their wisdom and grace, adorned with Scripture and bright illustrations. I was delighted to give a copy to my mama, and now you can...

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How to Hope Fully...

...when "hopefully" fails. 

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