How To Make A Wise Decision (Part 2)

How To Make A Wise Decision (Part 2)

Is your life at a crossroads and you feel like you don’t know which way to turn? Do you wish that someone would just tell you what to do rather than wandering around in murky waters groping for an answer that you hope will turn out right? Sometimes emotions and feelings can carry away the unsuspecting into troubled waters. How can you avoid making poor choices? It begins by seeking God’s wisdom and His perspective. Here are a few questions to discuss with the All-Knowing, Ever-present, All-powerful, Creator of the Universe, who has a plan for your life.

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How To Make Wise Decisions (Part 1)

How To Make Wise Decisions  (Part 1)

We have all been at a critical crossroads in life at one time or another. It’s that place where you feel confused about your future, unsure of God’s will, or wondering if you are even on the right road in the first place. Sorting out facts from feelings can be a bit overwhelming and leave you believing a lie that God is nowhere in sight. Are you there right now? Have you ever wondered how to make a wise decision that honors God and keeps you headed in the right direction? When you are standing at a crossroads it is wise to not only turn to the Word of God, but also ask yourself these questions to help guide you to God’s very best. Let’s learn how to make a wise decision!

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Seeing God In The Waiting...How To Be Still When God Seems Silent

Seeing God In The Waiting...How To Be Still When God Seems Silent

Are you in a season of waiting on God?  Does it seems like God is pressing the pause button on your future or you are falling apart because His answers aren’t clear?  Learning to be still when God seems silent is not easy. There are 3 critical things you need to remember while you are waiting on God to move.

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4 Keys To Stop Your Past From Living In Your Present

4 Keys To Stop Your Past From Living In Your Present

On those days when my my deepest regrets decide to prick me, I turn to the Bible and it reminds me that my old self is dead. But, what about the days when memories of the old self come back in living color? God's word gives us 4 keys to stop our past from living in our present.

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Simply Color...How To Color Your Bible!

Simply Color...How To Color Your Bible!

Do you feel lost the minute you open your Bible? Do you feel frustrated trying to understand Scripture? You are not alone. Rediscover the joy of your salvation, the beauty of the Gospel, and the God who loves you unconditionally. Join me as we journey through 17 days of personal study and watch how God can turn complex theology into simple faith with the swipe of a colored pencil. Simply Color. Simply Scripture.

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How Do I Know God's Will For Me?...3 Biblical Truths For Direction

How Do I Know God's Will For Me?...3 Biblical Truths For Direction

Knowing God's will. I have wrestled with that monster more times in my life than I care to admit. The fingers of doubt and uncertainty tap on my shoulder to distract me whenever God wants to take me to the next level of knowing Him. How do I differentiate between not being in His will or if this is open warfare keeping me from pursuing God's will?  Here are 3 Biblical truths to keep in mind when uncertainty brings waves of self doubt and fear.

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Mama Love ... Reveling In God's Great Love Story

Mama Love ... Reveling In God's Great Love Story

Since becoming a mom a few short months ago, I feel like I’ve gotten to see a small glimpse of what God’s love for me looks like in a way I never have before. While I know God’s love for me is still pretty much incomprehensible, I think becoming a mom has shifted my perspective. It’s opened my eyes to a new kind of love that I’ve never felt before, and it began at the cross. Do you revel in God’s Great Love Story?

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Maximize the Micro-Moments in Your Marriage

Maximize the Micro-Moments in Your Marriage

The two feet between our chairs felt more like miles. How did we get here? Is it possible to experience kindness and love toward each other? Forever seems too long. I’m tired. I sat genuinely confused. How could I fix our marriage when I didn’t understand how it became broken? We hadn’t experienced a huge crisis in our marriage. So why did it feel like we disliked each other so much? Why were we simply tolerating each other? Where had the intimacy gone? Could we ever get back to a place where we were excited to be married to each other? The fact that I didn’t have a reason for our lack of connection bothered me even more. So I did some digging. And it turns out, we weren’t alone.

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The Journey Of A Praying Parent...From Wandering to Worshiping

The Journey Of A Praying Parent...From Wandering to Worshiping

Sometimes I felt as though God was just a kind hearted old fellow who could grant me my wants and desires. If I had been good enough, He would answer with blessings and when I was bad, well, I got a lump of coal in my spiritual stocking. He was a God who was kind and loving and yet so distant and harsh. My prayer routine was nothing more than simply giving Him my own list of things I needed and granting Him permission to do something about it. Like a spoiled child waiting for Christmas to come, I would demand God answer my way or I would pout.  My prayers were shallow at best, but in hindsight God even worked with those small prayers. I found I could trust Him not only with my needs and leave the outcome to Him, but I could trust Him with the soul of our newborn and the babies that were yet to come. The journey of a praying parent…

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Reading With My Eyes Open...Guest Author!

Reading With My Eyes Open...Guest Author!

I need to examine my own life for truths from God’s Word. Am I turning a blind eye to truth because it may be uncomfortable and hard to absorb? There is risk in studying the Bible. Once I know the truth, I can be convicted to change, and change is scary! There is comfort in studying and knowing the Bible as well, because God’s guidance is so much better than my wisdom. God, help me to read the Bible with my eyes wide open and a give me a heart that is ready to receive what You have to say.

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When Forgiveness Hurts...Help For The Wounded Heart

When Forgiveness Hurts...Help For The Wounded Heart

Forgiveness is letting go of the right to retaliate for the hurt that has been done to you-it doesn't mean you forget the hurt. So, how do you forgive when someone hurts you deeply? When the heart wounds bleed deep, we can turn to the only One who shows us how to ultimately forgive. Jesus is the balm for a wounded heart and our healing for a broken past.

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Balancing Jesus and Me ... A Lesson In Distracted Devotion

Balancing Jesus and Me ... A Lesson In Distracted Devotion

I used to think I was doing really good at balancing my Jesus time and me time. Self care-you know. Then one day while I was happily having some “me time” Jesus and I had a little chat. My devotion to the Creator of the Universe was getting side stepped by a Hallmark movie and I had been ignoring my first love. My lesson in distracted devotion unfolded like this…

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How To Spot Creepers In The Church

How To Spot Creepers In The Church

Do you know how to spot a false teacher? What does the Bible say about creepers in the church who silently introduce unbiblical teaching? If you have ever felt like your church has been hijacked there is a reason. Join me as we learn how to identify false teachers and how to run to the front lines with the love of Jesus in our hearts and the Gospel on our lips. Do you know how to stand, beloved?

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