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Does God Really Know What’s Best for Us?

Have you ever wondered if God's ways are really better than our ways? Adam and Eve wonder that too. They thought God was holding something back from them, and we often believe this same lie today. New Blog post, click below!

Equip our Minds, Heavenly Minded Lifestyle

Feeling Afraid? Take Hold and Take Heart

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” FDR My husband and I are complete history nerds—Ancient History, Middle Ages, Modern Age—there isn’t an era unable to pique our interest. For most, learning about days long gone rank right up there with a visit to the dentist. Amidst the current global crisis, we… Continue reading Feeling Afraid? Take Hold and Take Heart

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Beauty in the Unseen

Post Originally appeared on Proverbs 31 Encouragement for Today. Click to Read More. “Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, ‘Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.’” Mark 9:35 (NIV) Startled by an unexpected noise, my party-decorating in the church gym abruptly came to a… Continue reading Beauty in the Unseen

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Are You a Hard Place Kind of Friend?

" Is it True? Is it Kind? Would I want someone to say it about me?" Join me on the blog to unwrap why it is essential we have gospel centered, honest friendships!

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The Power of A Pause

When voted “most outspoken” my senior year of high school, I wore my brash and brazen verbal reputation as a badge of honor, saying practically anything I wanted — at any time I wanted. Oh the follies of youth..... Read More on the Blog

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More Than a Meal: A Simple Act With Eternal Significance

The Lord does not excuse our excuses: we don't have the time, we don't have the money, we don't have the culinary skills, etc. Ask God to change this mentality and refocus, looking outward instead of inward at self, for this is not just about food; it's about following in the steps of the one who fed the masses because he was moved with compassion and served supper to his disciples after humbly washing their feet.

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Trusting God in the Dry Seasons

Excerpt from devotion written for Proverb's 31 Encouragement for Today Navigating the church’s halls with the giggles of rambunctious toddlers as my guide, I eagerly approached my daughter’s classroom. Peering in, she caught my eye — “Momma! I am dry bones; look at me come alive!” Music blared, and small limbs flailed in every direction… Continue reading Trusting God in the Dry Seasons

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Christmas Considerations: These are a few of My Favorite Things

This Christmas I wanted to share what tools I use to study the Bible, books I recommend, and resources for Christian living. Many items on the list below I have received as gifts, or they are on my current wish list. I also wanted to include some of my favorites for letter writing, hosting/hostess gifts, and organization. ( plus a few extra items if you need to give your hubby a hint! I pray that we give generously, serve selflessly, host happily, and above all, remember Jesus is the reason for Season! Merry Christmas!

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Do Our Actions Reflect or Reject the Gospel?

My heartbeat quickened. I peered at my brother, desperately hoping that I had imagined that sickening sound while my shaking hand grasped my car door. My legs felt like pillars of cement, unable to move. No need to get out to look at the damage because my brother’s expression told me everything....... Read More on the blog.