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Healthy Habits for Singles, Part 3: Sleep

“Sleep? That’s something I do in my spare time,” is the attitude of many in our culture, even among God’s people. Just feed them a cup of coffee the next morning, and they’re up and running again. Problem is, the Lord designed our bodies to function not only with quality sleep but also quantity sleep. To function properly, our temples …

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What If Your Faith Was Breaking News?

Everywhere we look, there is some sort of catastrophe and chaos in the news. Some days, with certain news cycles, you may feel like you want to just grab the Maalox, run for cover and ask, Lord are you coming today? Because this world is going to the pits. You may be trying to unwind during your lunch break by …

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3 Ways To Have Faith Like Abraham

I want to have faith like Abraham. But when life is hard … kids are crying … bills are due … you haven’t showered in days …. faith is the last thing you are thinking about! Sometimes I mix up faith with other things. Belief for relief smells like faith. Hope for rest tomorrow looks like faith. Even though Abraham …

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God Isn’t Swayed By Oscars, Emmys Or Grammys

Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.  –1 John 2:15 “We’ve lost yet another star … hero … icon.” I was in Los Angeles the day Michael Jackson died and recall how the news of his death paralyzed the city, even the nation. Then …

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Is Failure Good For You?

Failure is good for you. Think I’m kidding? I’m totally serious. It stings very bitterly at first, and the humiliation lasts for awhile, but the end result is good. I believe a  person cannot be truly successful until they have failed at least once in their life. I recently failed at something. I don’t remember failing at something so big …

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Why You Should Write Yourself A Letter

I wanted to let you in on a letter I wrote to myself the November before last. As I re-read these words recently, my eyes welled up with tears at all God has done since this was written. I even was able to remind my heart of something beautiful God spoke to me that I had completely forgotten about. The …

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How One Day Can Change Your Life

Here we are at the beginning of a new year, possibly looking to improve life, to make changes or goals to achieve more. So how does one change their life? A new year offers opportunity to wipe the proverbial slate clean from the previous year, but will a New Year’s resolution accomplish a life change? Last year, several of my …

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For My Single Girls This Fall

Autumn is my absolute favorite time of year. There is something so magical about the leaves slowly changing from green to fire, the wonderful smell of cinnamon as you enter most stores, the soft embrace of your favorite sweater on a chilly day, and of course that life-changing first sip of a pumpkin spice latte. There is a newness, a …

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How Should Christians Respond To The NYC Bombings?

Shots rang out through the streets of Linden, NJ late Monday morning as 28 year old Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested in connection with bombings in New York and New Jersey. While details are still coming out about his many trips to Afghanistan, his marriage to an Afghan refugee, and his nearly year long trip to Quetta, Pakistan it would be premature …

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7 Reasons To Serve Away From Home

I hear it all the time. “It’s a waste of time and money to travel to a far-off country to do missions projects.” “We will do more harm than good if we drop into a place for two weeks, feed the homeless and love on the orphans, then leave again.” “It’s better to stay in our own community to serve …

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