Author Archives: Erica Barthalow

How to Experience Breakthrough When Prayer is a Struggle

How to Experience Breakthrough When Praying is a Struggle By Erica Barthalow on Jul 20, 2021 05:09 pm Hi, my name is Erica, and for years I struggled with prayer. Just picture…

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What to Do When You Don’t Understand What God is Doing

By Erica Barthalow on May 14, 2021 10:21 am I stared at the email, beautifully and kindly worded but nevertheless soul-crushing. It was the period at the end of a season that…

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Changing Seasons

September 29, 2020, 2:36 p.m. Outside my window trees are tossing down their crimson, golden and blaze orange leaves, unfurling a vibrant welcome mat for the changing season. The newly cool autumn…

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Defiant Hope for Troubling Times

“In this world you will have trouble…” What an incredibly uplifting sentiment, right? I think the last few months have been evidence enough that this true. So much pain, heartache and loss.…

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Walking With Doubters

Acollege student can’t reconcile her faith with what a professor said in class — and concludes the fault must lie in her faith. A teen, concerned with social justice, wonders how a…

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