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What to Do When Your Child Questions God

what to do when your child questions god

Having not grown up in the church, I can’t really say what a child’s relationship with God should look like. On one end of the spectrum, there are kids that may go to church each week, but not remember much more than “Jesus loves me”. On the other end of the spectrum, there are children like Colton Burpo who have …

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Once A Day Bible Reading Plan & Devotion: Day 13

Once A Day Bible Reading Plan & Devotion Day 13

God is mighty, but despises no one; he is mighty, and firm in his purpose. – Job 36:5 Much to the chagrin of many naysayers, there isn’t a soul God doesn’t like…

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Once A Day Bible Reading Plan & Devotion: Day 12

Once A Day Bible Reading Plan & Devotion Day 12

For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food. Let us discern for ourselves what is right; let us learn together what is good. – Job 34:3-4 Do you believe when God speaks…

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The Good that Opposes the Best

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In business, we often say that good is the enemy of great (and quickly fix that with books like Good to Great by Jim Collins). But have you ever thought about the good that opposes the best when it comes to our spiritual life? Philippians 4:8 tells us Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is …

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We serve a big God…

weeping may last for the night but joy comes in the morning psalm 30:5

We serve a big God. Some of you may be thinking, “Duh…that’s like lesson one in Sunday School when we’re 5 years old!” But for someone like me who came to know Christ in my mid-20’s and is the daughter of a Jewish lawyer born during the Great Depression, sometimes I have to go back & analyze the facts and …

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Access

Have you ever seen a picture of random celebrities together and thought, “They have no business knowing each other except that their both famous!” I have. And then the next natural question becomes, “How did they even happen to get to meet each other?” There is a very simple answer: Access A singer likes a certain TV show, so his …

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God Ate My To-Do List (Living Beyond Yourself Week 2)

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God ate my to-do list today. This morning as I sat down to listen to Beth Moore teach session 2 of our “Living Beyond Yourself” study following our week titled “To Live By the Spirit”, I had a heavy heart. A big change is taking place in our lives today, that although I feel very strongly about (in a good …

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Valentine’s Day Tommy Nelson Book Giveaway

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It seems like a lot of you are un-crafty moms like me, so I decided to write a Valentine’s Day kids’ craft post over at TommyNelson.com to save all of you before the big day! Source: samicone.com via Sami Cone on Pinterest (For a full tutorial, read my Valentine’s Day Kids Card Pinterest Craft post). Before heading over to read …

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A Life-Changing, Near-Death Experience

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This morning my family experienced a life-changing, near-death experience: I learned three things as a result from this experience: 1. Decide what’s important 2. Prioritize around it 3. Put God & Family first! …but most importantly, I was reminded of this very important life and business lesson: Only say yes to what truly inspires you Praying for you and your …

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