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“Busy, But Good”

Do you ever ask yourself, “Why am I not getting more done when I feel so busy?” I find myself pondering this question in many aspects of life: in parenting, in friendships, in marriage, in my home, or wherever I am.

October 7, 2019
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Look Out Your Window

It’s autumn, which means my house is an art museum and my windows are the portraits. They frame gold and orange leaves delicately attached to knotty branches on the backdrop of a deep blue sky. And then there’s a breath of breeze putting it all in motion. If made by man, spectators would stand in mile-long lines to gape at such sophisticated artistry. But I just complain about all the raking. Romans 1: 19-20 says,…

September 30, 2019
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Fighting for Hope in the Parenting Years

There is no challenge of faith quite like parenting. You take on the monumental responsibility of raising little people; caring for their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs; and figuring out how to do that on top of everything else you already do.

September 16, 2019
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When the Nest is Shaken: God’s Presence in our Chaos

One of my absolute favorite books is The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis. In one particular part, Shasta, the “unlucky boy,” as he thinks of himself, finally encounters the Lion who is  revealed to be the one who was with him through all the hard and unexpected paths of his life, sovereignly guiding him to where he belonged. Like Shasta’s childhood began in Calormen, our story started in India. Fifteen years ago, my…

September 9, 2019
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Living Life Upside-Down (Part Two) 

Last time, we talked about how opposite Jesus’ values are from the values of our own day and age. He absolutely turns our hierarchy of priorities upside-down. If you missed us yesterday, click here to read Part One, then jump back in for the following three practical applications.

August 20, 2019