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7 Ways to Pull Out of a Slump

7 Ways to Pull Out of a Slump

Restore your energy and zest for life with these tips.

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Remembering God in the Mundane Events of the Day

Here are 10 well-known, easy-to-remember verses to help us keep our hearts trained on God.

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Living in the Smile of the Father

Achieving success starts with knowing you have your father’s approval.

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Living Within the Limits

Difficulties should push us toward God’s Word, not toward redefining the rules.

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Looking for Awesome in All the Wrong Places

God created us with a capacity for awe. Where you look for it will shape the direction of your life.

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Loving the Prodigal Who Seems to Hate You

The way we love sinful people must be patterned after the rugged love God has for us.

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No Cinderella Story

Life is no fairy tale of magic formulas, but instead it requires walking by faith.

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Obeying God Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

It is only as my view of Him increases that I will be more able to view my issues with a proper perspective.

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Old Stories With a New Connection

Years later, my wife and I realized a new way God had answered our individual prayers before we were married.

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How To Overcome Discouragement

Perhaps no other human emotion is so commonly experienced and yet so infrequently exposed.

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Finding God in the ‘White Space’

When we live a life of constantly reaching for the next big thing, we miss the greatness God is calling us to right here, right now.

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Attitude Check - Do You Have a Heart Problem?

Attitude Check – Do You Have a Heart Problem?

Four suggestions on how to overcome the sin of grumbling and complaining.

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Great Things Happen When We Dream

If we as Christians have a direct relationship with the Creator of heaven and earth (and we do), then shouldn’t we be the most innovative and creative people on earth?

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10 Ideas: Preparing Your Heart for a Smooth Move

10 Ideas: Preparing Your Heart for a Smooth Move

How to successfully navigate your family’s journey to a new home.

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Can Faith Survive in a Post-Christian Culture?

Can Faith Survive in a Post-Christian Culture?

Our culture is hostile to Christian faith.

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Hearing the Voice of God in the Storm

Twelve ways to respond to God in the wake of natural disasters.

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10 Ideas: Reflecting the Fruit of the Spirit

10 Ideas: Reflecting the Fruit of the Spirit

How long since you’ve had a checkup to assess your spiritual health?

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Created for Intimacy

We have a hole in our hearts that only God can fill.

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I Don’t Want to Be Normal

As our family grew, we began to question our comfortable, normal lifestyle. Had God’s gifts replaced God Himself?

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Ten Verses to Help You Watch Your Words

10 Verses to Help You Watch Your Words

Don’t say something permanently painful because you are temporarily ticked off.

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I Needed a Mentor

How could I invest in others if nobody was investing in me?

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3 Steps to Spiritual Wellness

3 Steps to Spiritual Wellness

If we are totally focused on the material things of this life and this world, we will miss out on most of what life is all about.

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Don’t Spend Your Life Watching From the Sidelines

Living by faith means taking risks for the sake of others.

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I Surrender Almost All

God likes us to do things on His terms—which, of course, goes totally against my desire for control.

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5 Qualities for Thriving in a Hostile Culture

5 Qualities for Thriving in a Hostile Culture

In a culture that is increasingly hostile toward Christianity and Christian values, God will send us through whatever spiritual boot camp it takes in order to build the character we need.

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Don’t Touch My Stuff

Knowing that God is our Provider helps us to hold our material possessions with an open hand.

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If You Want More, You Must be Faithful in Little

Many are on a career path, but few seem to be on a character path. All too frequently who we are is discarded upon the altar of ambition.

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Fierce Storms and Fresh Reminders

Two close calls remind Barbara and me of how God is working in our lives.

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I’m Not an Expert on Myself

God’s Word gives me a true diagnosis of whom I am.

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A Commitment to Truth Means Defending the Oppressed

A Commitment to Truth Means Defending the Oppressed

The story of a man who stood up to intervene for the defenseless.

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