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Death comes from demanding your own way; life comes from laying down your life for Christ.

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May 27, 2015
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My mom talks in details. If you meet her, she probably won’t just tell you she purchased fabric for her latest quilt. Instead, she’ll tell you why she purchased the fabric, who she was with at the store, when she did it, and how much […]

May 26, 2015

There are times in all of our lives when our faith has been tested through trials. During these seasons, we may question God’s love, or His ability and desire to help us. It’s during these challenges that what we choose to believe about God and […]

May 25, 2015

In Jeremiah 29:13, God doesn’t hide where He can’t be found, but invites us to look for Him and find Him when He says, “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all of your heart.” In the Hebrew, the word […]

May 22, 2015

If you downloaded Sometimes It Looks Like God Doesn’t Care last month, I hope it was an encouragement to you. Today, I’m excited to share: Overcoming Unhealthy Vows This is the one that has gotten the most “Aha!” moments from conference attendees. Maybe you can relate […]

May 22, 2015

When I first starting sharing about Christ through writing and speaking, I was too naïve to know that I would be living between two relational bookends: one that would bring me pain, and one that would bring me joy. This week, I was reminded of […]

May 21, 2015

In 2010, I read Tramp for the Lord by Corrie ten Boom. In the book, Corrie tells about a single missionary who left her home and possessions to go to China. “Are you not afraid?” a friend asked. “I am only afraid of one thing” […]

May 20, 2015

I recently heard some great advice: Emotions are like children. It’s okay to let them ride in the car with you, but don’t let them in the driver’s seat. Oh! What if we always remembered to judge between emotions that will lead us down a […]

May 19, 2015

Have you ever believed that you could fulfill God’s destiny or purpose for your life if you could just leave your past behind? In Nehemiah 2:3, Nehemiah describes to the king who he served as a cupbearer, that he was sad because Jerusalem, the city […]

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