Presents Under This Tree

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 Presents Under This Tree It’s December and we are crazy busy. There is Christmas shopping to be done, cookies to be baked, presents to be bought, decorations to be arranged, parties to attend and stress to be managed. How did we get here? How did we go from celebrating the birth of our Savior to … [Continue reading]

I Thought I Knew What I Needed to Know

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  “I have felt relationally lost more times than I want to admit. I grew up knowing that I was a child of God. I was raised in a loving Christian home and in a Bible teaching, Bible preaching church. I attended Sunday School, Sunday services and Wednesday night prayer meetings. I read my … [Continue reading]

Saying Yes to God

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Saying Yes to God   When I answered “yes” to God’s whispers, I had no idea what I was getting myself into, what all it would entail, or where … [Continue reading]

Love One Another

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Love One Another   “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.” John … [Continue reading]

Set Apart

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Set Apart The struggle is real; my heart wants to fit in and belong, yet my Savior calls me to be set apart. Does set apart mean that we are to see … [Continue reading]

Submit to God

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We have the gift of making simple things complicated, don’t we? I believe we make intimacy with Jesus much more difficult than it needs to be. So if … [Continue reading]

Be Bold

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Be Bold   Who wants to continue talking about standing out, being set apart and hoping someone can see Jesus alive in us? It has been the … [Continue reading]

Stand Out

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Stand Out My way wants me to conform to this world, to fit in, to be liked. God’s way wants me to be different, to stand out, to be like Him. I … [Continue reading]

Loved Lavishly

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Loved Lavishly Why is it that we so easily buy into Satan’s lies and neglect the truth? Why is it that we focus on what we feel is going wrong in … [Continue reading]

The Undoing of Me

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The Undoing of Me   Oh, how my feelings, my thoughts, my opinions, my hurts, my longings get in the way…in the way of becoming who God … [Continue reading]