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Childlike Wonder

It’s Christmas season (my tree is already up and the candles are in the windows), and the  world expresses its readiness to capture a childlike sense of wonder. I recently heard a researcher express in a television interview that playing Christmas music at any time of year is actually beneficial because it connects you to […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 32

Day 32 You Are Saved (Romans 10:9) Imagine the scene: a violent earthquake shakes the foundations of the prison in the middle of the night. Evangelists Paul and Silas suddenly become free of the shackles that bound them, and the jailor calls out in the darkness for torches to be lit. Assuming all prisoners are […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 8

Day 8 You Are the Possessor of Eternal Life       (John 5:24) You have crossed over from death to life. Often when people hear the words eternal life they think of a time in the future, specifically, life after death. Jesus, however, describes eternal life differently. “I tell you the truth, whoever hears My […]

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Pray for Her

Many celebrations enshrouded the weekend for us Beamers: a long-awaited wedding of a dear friend, a baby shower for one I have known since she was a baby, and Father’s Day. In the midst of these joyous occasions, I would often stop and think of the hurting community in Charleston, South Carolina. Today, I am […]

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You Can Put a Dress on a Chihuahua But…

It’s still a Chihuahua, not a child. It’s fun to pretend. Bruce Jenner is pretending. He can declare he is a woman, he can use his wealth to alter his appearance, but his DNA proves the undeniable truth: he is a man. While television and print media use his big reveal as an example of […]

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You Are the Possessor of Eternal Life!

Often when people hear the words, eternal life, they think of a time in the future, specifically, life after death. Jesus, however, describes eternal life differently. “I tell you the truth, whoever hears My word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death […]

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God’s Got This!

Yesterday I shared the amazing way that God proved to us, “I’ve got this!” You can read the post, “We Were Worried About Our Finances” here. Today we’re looking at a promise of God in two different books of the Bible. Again, He desires that we place the fullness of our confidence in Him- He’s […]

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