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Prayers of Faith to Move Your Mountains

By Michael Klassen and Thomas Freiling Have you ever faced a mountain that seemed impossible to overcome? Perhaps you encountered a dilemma that required more than you could give. Is there a battle right around the corner that has you feeling ill-equipped? The various mountains we face— difficult relationships destructive and sinful habits work situations […]

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The Practice of Praying to a God Who Listens

By Bunmi Laditan If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’re a parent, a grandparent, an uncle, an aunt, a caregiver in these wild and crazy times. And you need a little (or maybe a lot of) extra help. Raising and pouring love into a child is an amazing calling. But let’s be honest: it’s […]

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Your Pain Has a Purpose

By Scott Sauls Regret from the past dies hard for us. The one whom the Bible calls “the accuser” throws it in our faces, keeping memories about the worst things we’ve done so alive that in our minds, they start to define us. “I said something mean” becomes “I am mean.” “I did something ugly” […]

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Set Your Sight on God, Not Your Storms

By Max Lucado Somewhere in your mind is a novel—your novel. Your novel about your future. You envision a spouse or dear friend, kids, maybe grandkids. Your story includes good health, ample income, honest love, early retirement. We’ve all got a story we’re working on. But just when we’re ready for the manuscript to be […]

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You Aren’t Your Mistakes

By Stephen Miller You aren’t your bankruptcy or your divorce. You aren’t your broken friendships, your addictions, or your good ideas that didn’t quite pan out. You aren’t the five pounds you gained over the weekend or the gym membership you bought in January as a New Year’s resolution but still haven’t used. In fact, […]

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A Hopeful Walk Through the Darkest Valley

By Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. —Psalm 23:4 I celebrated my 90th birthday in 2019. What a gift life is! What an honor to live such a long and wonderful […]

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How to Discover and Use Your Spiritual Gifts

By Christopher Reese One of the most exciting things about being born again as a follower of Christ is learning what your spiritual gift(s) is, and then putting it or them to use. In this article, we’ll explore what spiritual gifts are, the various kinds of gifts, and how you can discover yours. Next, we’ll […]

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Your Life Is Not Your Own

By Myron L. Rolle, MD, MSc A few days before the end of 2019, my wife Latoya came to Boston to celebrate New Year’s. She still had to finish her dental residency in Birmingham, forcing us, for the moment, to live apart. The moment she walked through the door, her presence made the utilitarian apartment […]

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Are You Experiencing Empty-Nest Syndrome?

By Jim Burns On the drive home from dropping our youngest daughter off at college, my wife and I both went silent for about two hours. Periodically, I looked over at Cathy, and more than a few times, I watched a tear take a stroll down her cheek. If someone had been watching us, they […]

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God Is Our Shepherd: Meditate on the 23rd Psalm

By Christopher Reese No Psalm is more beloved by believers than the 23rd, and none has exercised greater influence in popular culture. Christians frequently look to Psalm 23 for encouragement in the face of trials, and for comfort when encountering death. The Psalm is also frequently quoted or alluded to in modern movies and music. […]

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