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God Is with Us as Our Companion

~ by Margaret Fishback Powers I have a friend who loves to take long walks with me. We talk and laugh and enjoy each other’s company as we stroll along. ...

Father’s Day Gifts – Books for Dads

Fathers play a huge role in our lives. A good dad… well, there’s just no way to quantify the enormous value he brings to his family and those he influences ...

Show Faith Through Actions, Not Just Words

“Preach the gospel at all times. Use words if necessary.” It’s reported that Saint Francis of Assisi said those words when asked by others how a person should express his ...

This Changes Everything

~ by Cristina Baker I was an outcast. Worthless. Surviving and escaping. My life was hopeless — until I met Jesus, just like the woman at the well. Like her, ...

Whose Dream Will You Follow?

Editor’s note: It’s graduation season! People you know and love are launching into new seasons of life full of promise, hope, pressures, and dreams. Show them some love and share ...

Human Angels

Editor's note: Do you follow Cristina Baker (@itscristinabaker) on Instagram? She is full of prayer and encouragement from the Word of God! Enjoy this excerpt from her new book Hope ...

Hope for Despair

~ by Michael Klassen Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, my Savior and ...

It is a Great Thing to be a Man

Be strong, and show yourself a man, and keep the charge of the Lord your God, walking in His ways and keeping His statutes, His commandments, His rules, and His ...

I Checked In With God

Two years after Destiny’s Child ended, getting a starring role in a nationally touring show like The Color Purple felt like I had come full circle. And you know what? ...

Thanks, Just the Word Lifts the Spirit

I’m thankful for…Andy. He’s the dog Denalyn rescued from the shelter. Rangy as a coyote when we got him. He’s chubby now. He jumps into bed with us every morning ...

Restoration Year: Training by Engaging

Prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. — James 1:22 NASBYou will be tested. Like Jesus’ desert trial, the enemy comes probing at your ...

When to Walk Away: Follow Jesus’ Example

Jesus walked away from toxic people and let them walk away from Him. We can learn to follow His example. INTRODUCTION For the first fifteen years of their marriage they ...

Healing: Learning to Bond

Healing: Learning to BondHaving good emotional connections is as natural as a plant taking in water. But we are not plants living in the Garden of Eden. Therefore, we require ...

Remember the Sacrifice

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VirginiaGreater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. — John 15:13-14Looking out across the rolling wooded acres of Arlington ...

I Believe in Miracles

~ by Cara Whitney I pray that God, who gives hope, will bless you with complete happiness and peace because of your faith. And may the power of the Holy ...

Jesus Calling: Turn Toward Me

Jesus Calling: Turn Toward MeMake Me your focal point as you move through this day. Just as a spinning ballerina must keep returning her eyes to a given point to ...

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WayMaker Online Bible Study with Ann Voskamp

WayMaker Online Bible Study with Ann Voskamp

Find a way - The Way - to deeper intimacy with God! Join bestselling author Ann Voskamp as we discover the S.A.C.R.E.D. daily habit, a way of life, that will reorient our souls in relation to God through Scripture, prayer, and study. Reserve your spot now and receive free access to 6 study videos and other free Bible study resources when you sign up. Study starts 6/13!