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Discipleship: Iron Sharpens Iron

two women studying Bible on porch swing

“You want me to do what?” I thought to myself. Standing in front of me were 2 women. One woman was asking me to mentor the other woman. I knew who the young woman was, but I did not know anything about her. With trepidation, I agreed.

How to Respond in Times of Trial: Pray, Seek, Obey!

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When I kissed my husband as he left me for heaven, it was a bittersweet goodbye. For 5 years, we rode the roller-coaster aftermath of his massive stroke. I had managed his care during months of 24/7 days as he fought for a recovery that never came.

12 Options to Serve the Poor and Vulnerable in the New Year

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In his book Generous Justice: How God’s Grace Makes Us Just, Timothy Keller encourages Christians to combine evangelism with life-changing advocacy, seeking faith-centered solutions for those God specifically commands believers to serve—the orphan, the widow, the poor, and the alien.

A Match Made in Heaven

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What do you get when you combine spiritual giftedness and passion with natural abilities and honed skills? Seems it can truly become a “match made in heaven,” if you’ll allow me this pun.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Cliff Case

Cliff and Cinthy Case hike in Chile

Cliff Case said in addition to the people he’s already working to reach in Chile, hundreds, or maybe even thousands, more are pouring in all the time.

A Face to Your Prayers: Transform Christmas Cards into Prayer Reminders

Christmas cards scattered on a table

It’s officially the New Year. As you look forward to all the new things in store, you may find yourself packing up the Christmas things and reorganizing your space to accommodate the new. But those Christmas cards . . . they seem to be harder to get rid of without the guilt.

The Strategy behind Balance: Live Intentionally

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Creating and preserving balance in real life requires tremendous skill. Few things in my life command the discipline and forethought as does the need to maintain balance. Today’s woman must live intentionally, strategically planning how she invests her time—even in small increments.

Working with Refugees, Stage 3: Connect with People

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The third stage of beginning work with refugees focuses on connecting with people. Connections include the gatekeeper, the activist, and the caretaker of the refugees.

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