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Hurricane Arthur

It was 4:30 in the morning and everything stilled. No longer was rain pounding against the glass doors and windows. The winds ceased their violent shaking of the house, and we finally experienced the anticipated calm in the midst of the storm. I say, “we,” but, honestly, I was the only one awake in our vacation […]

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I am holding on to you

The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing” (Zephaniah 3:17). The chorus repeated itself in my slumber. I am holding on to you. As I slowly came to consciousness, I realized […]

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in God we trust

Are you doing it again?! You know- looking to man for satisfaction and believing that your desire will be met by the hand of another. And, are you looking to your own strength to accomplish a great task? Why do we fall into this pit? Like the way car tires roll easily along the ruts […]

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how we influence a nation for God

Summer 2009- The Father in heaven broke my heart for the nation. I found myself on my knees repenting for our waywardness of heart. America increasingly turns her back on God, and I am broken because of it. I had no idea at the time that my response would lead to a Marriage Building ministry. […]

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marriage talk

A big thanks goes to Debbie Harper for bringing me onboard as a marriage article writer for her online magazine publication, My Friend Debbie. Click here to visit the magazine and read my article, “She Brings Her Husband Good.”

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do these few simple things

Turn on the news and you will hear much dialogue about the increasing levels of youth violence in our nation and the link between unsupervised children and crime. We are in a crisis in America because our families are in a state of disarray. Only irresponsible parents leave children to fend for themselves.  Hebrews 12:9 […]

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who are you listening to?

Oh, I get so frustrated with myself! Why is it after-the-fact that I learn this lesson? What may be okay for one Christian family is not necessarily okay for another. There, I said it! In the Beamer home, we have dealt with the conscience-stricken consequences after making peer-influenced decisions regarding media and other involvements. However, on […]

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