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Be Transformed by His Presence as You Worship

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My heart was heavy as I sat down in my chair. The weekend occurrences filled my mind, and my thoughts swirled with conversations, hurt, and questions of “where do we go from here?” Walking into the church building that morning, I faked my smiles and hellos.

Asking for Stones, but Receiving Bread: A Lesson in Praying for God’s Will

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It was a simple, normal prayer: God, provide me with a new job. But then, I added to it.

God, provide me with a new job in Nashville. God, provide me with a new ministry or communications job in Nashville.

Devotional Material: A Supplement to Bible Reading

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Have you noticed health fads are a hot topic right now? Everywhere you turn, another vitamin, supplement, or special shake is being sold as the one perfect plan that will make you completely healthy.

Raising Children to Adopt a Missions Lifestyle

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“Mommy, what’s a missionary?” I’ve taken courses about the missions field, studied about missions, and even written about missionaries, but I struggled to answer the question in a way that would satisfy my daughter’s childlike understanding of the world.

Make Disciples: Pouring Your Life into Others

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We all are pouring from our lives into others. The question is, “What sort of life am I pouring into them and why is it important?”

Discipleship: Nurture, Don't Abandon, New Christians

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While on a family outing in a park, a friend of mine heard a cry coming from a cardboard box. In the box was an abandoned newborn girl. My friend’s family took her home and eventually adopted her. We read this and think, “How sad! How could someone abandon a newborn?”

Living Missionally in a Social Media World

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Facebook, Twitter, Instagram . . . Social media has become how we live life. Thousands of posts a day is what most of us read. Some capture our attention, some make us cringe, and some lead us to click the “unfollow” button.

Navigate Life’s Detours with Peace and Purpose

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The doctor turned off the screen and put down his ultrasound probe. With a grim expression, he confronted us with his findings. “Mrs. Conner, I’m afraid you are pregnant with triplets,” he said.

Turn Your Child’s Extracurricular Activities into Missions Opportunities

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Dinner was difficult last year. We were at the soccer field 4 nights during the week and on Saturdays for games. My 2 boys practiced on opposite nights, so every night was a rush to finish homework, eat dinner, and get to the field.

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.

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