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How to Become a Scholar in God’s School

Is there a person in your life whom you esteem as a scholar in God’s School? Someone who seems to have unique access to God, supreme wisdom in every circumstance, and an uncanny ability to weave God’s truth into each conversation? I know several of these scholars, and their depth of knowledge is…quite frankly…a bit intimidating.…

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Better than Restored: Hope for Hurting Marriages

This article is a guest post from my dear friend, Shannon Geurin.  There is no one better equipped to write a post on the hard work of restoration in marriage than she is.  Shannon and John are living proof that no marriage is beyond repair.  Be encouraged, and please share this story with your friends…

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Are You Sick and Tired of Running on Empty?

As I reached the crest of the hill, my car engine jumped and sputtered. Uh-oh! I shifted my Honda Accord into neutral and prayed that the downslope would propel my car into the gas station at the bottom. Fortunately, the stop light at the base of the hill was green. My car had just enough…

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God’s Love Empowers us to be Lovely

  Six months ago I invited you into the struggles I have experienced in my role as a daughter. Since then, dozens of women have contacted me to share a piece of their story mother/daughter story with me. Every story is different but the common thread I have seen is this:   Christian women desire…

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Discovering Your “Ministry of the Moment”

This is a guest post written by my good friend, Alison, from AlisonTiemeyer.com.  She is a young woman whom I have immense respect for, and I specifically asked her to write a guest post on this important subject.  I pray that you are as blessed and encouraged by her words as I am. -Sarah When…

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A Beautiful Escape from the Ordinary

Recently my young family enjoyed 300 glorious hours of togetherness on a cross-country road trip “experience.” As we neared the end of the trip, my oldest daughter started rolling her eyes and sighing every time she heard the word “experience” escape her parents’ lips. Apparently, we used that word A LOT over the course of…