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A Four-Step Plan For Bible Study

Luella and I gave birth to a son who didn’t understand what to do with gifts. We would shop until we found what we assumed was the perfect gift, then watch with…

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On Calling and Commitments

Each season of our life is made up of a unique blend of commitments and calling. Commitments Commitments are the non-negotiable obligations in our life. Some bring great joy, like caring for…

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Walking in Wisdom

One of the greatest disparities between people today and every other generation in history is the amount of knowledge that is so readily available. In the past, knowledge was handed down from…

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On Being Lonely

Living in Nashville, also known as “Music City,” can create some unique opportunities. Every now and then, I get invited backstage at a concert venue. One evening, I was invited backstage at…

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Work Hard

One of my favorite lines from Marin Luther’s “I Have A Dream” speech always challenges me. He said, “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets…

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The Gospel is Becoming More Offensive

photo from prdaily.com Many want to make the gospel more attractive. It took a long time for me to unpack what people meant by this and I am still working it out.…

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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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I’ve Searched For Identity

I’ve searched for identityin my successesbut my failures get in the way.I’ve looked for identityin my possessionsbut they age, break, and malfunction.I’ve sought identityin peoplebut everyone is flawed somehow.I’ve searched for identity…

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Why Are Relationships So Hard?

Most things worth having are challenging at first. Think about any hobby that you love, such as sports, painting, woodworking, or playing a musical instrument. How did you learn to do it…

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Get More Jars

In John Maxwell’s “21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership,” he talks about the Law of the Lid. It states that your abilities determine your effectiveness. The lower or fewer your abilities are, the…

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