Archive | June, 2013

Hero

Everybody loves a hero. From white knights to Spiderman, Wonder Woman, and firemen – we all adore larger-than-life figures. Hero is a timeless concept, a word chiseled in stone and swathed in red, white, and blue. It evokes images of dashing figures and just-in-time deliverance. A hero is someone we can believe in, lean on, and trust with our lives […]

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Two Wolves: When Your Soul Is Shredded

There are two wolves inside us. The one we feed is the one that will grow. -Native American proverb The attacks came without warning, one after another. These last months our family has been reeling from a series of setbacks we never anticipated. Problems we didn’t cause and can’t fix. Yesterday was so bad I […]

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Are You Killing Yourself?

It’s the dirty little secret churches don’t like to talk about: the Body of Christ doesn’t treat itself very well. Have you been hurt by Christians? Have you done or said something that hurt another believer?  It doesn’t have to be this way. Click this link:  Slightly Obsessed: Are You Killing Yourself? and take the step […]

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Will You Survive the Storm?

Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, And He brought them out of their distresses. He caused the storm to be still. Psalm 107-28-29 He is called the “prince of the power of the air.”* He invades world events, rattles our physical world, and causes havoc in the hearts of men. We know […]

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Knights in White Satin: Taking Out the Dragon

Submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. – James 4:7 The princesses are everywhere. Most grandparents in the United States have probably wandered through the bewildering array of Barbie royalty at some point in their search for that perfect gift. There are princess movies and princess jewelry and princess dresses and […]

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The Shepherd Family

It was just a shopping day with her mother and eighteen-month-old daughter Laura. Linda was driving the car that fateful day after Christmas when an unguarded moment sent them careening into the path of a minivan at sixty miles an hour. The collision took off the back seat of their car. Linda and her mother […]

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