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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 31

Day 31 You Are United With God’s Love (Romans 8:39) “Oh, God, You never gave up on me!” Listening to this cry of my friend’s heart blessed me. She was so wrapped in the presence of God that she could barely stand as she declared the unfailing love of the Father. “Because of the Lord’s great […]

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A New Song

Let my life show I depend upon You. My faith comes from A Fountain that’s good. Jesus, to Your Word You remain true. Let my life show I depend upon You.  (See Ephesians 2:8) While enjoying a workout on the trail today, this song rose up from within, and I continued to sing many verses. […]

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Faith or Common Sense?

Our dear friend prepared for a huge transition from church staff ministry to mission field work. Being a husband and father to three little girls, he concerned himself with the finances and how it was all going to come together. No longer would he collect a weekly paycheck- funds had to be raised through financial […]

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We Were Worried About Our Finances

When Jon and I stepped out of the boat of dual incomes to start our family, it hardly seemed like an ideal time to reduce our cash flow! But now that our boy was born, I wanted nothing more than to raise him full-time… We didn’t crunch figures nor wait to see if all the […]

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It’s Time to Prepare

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned through this unusually snowy winter, it’s that Newport News Public Schools works hard to make decisions that are proactive. They prove by their decisions to close schools and conduct early dismissals that safety of students is a priority. (Maybe a little snow is not a big deal for those […]

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The Power Circuit

There’s power infusing your mind, emotions, spirit and body! That power source serves as a catalyst for life or destruction. Let’s judge for ourselves, because if we hooked up to the wrong circuit, we have an opportunity to change it. You and I have one of two motivating forces within: either the perfect love of […]

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simple trust

Go…preach this message: The kingdom of heaven is near. Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons…Do not take along any gold or silver… take no bag for the journey, or extra tunic, or sandals… (Matthew 10 :6-10, NIV). If we all approached our days with a sold-out mission […]

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