Conduits of Prayer

Shortly before my son, Todd, graduated from high school and drove to California to start college, two guys and a girl from our church had the same plan. But in Colorado their van went off the road and the two young men were killed.

Dating: How Nice Attracts Mr. Wrong

Have you met Mr. Wrong?  He can look deceptively similar to Mr. Right, but behind his smile lurks trouble and heartache.  When Christian Nice Girls are single and dating, their people-pleasing tendencies can attract Mr. Wrong like sugar attracts flies.  You’ll learn in this chapter how to swat him away when he comes buzzing around, …

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A Passionate Christian Woman

What is a passionate Christian woman? Well, she’s not a woman who’s perfect, peerless or guiltless, but as human as you and me. A passionate Christian woman simply has a passion for the things of God and is driven to do something about it.

Listening to God

Are you searching for purpose in your life? Do you have dreams and desires that you wish to see to fruition? Are you at a crossroads and wondering what direction to go in? If any of these questions are lying on your heart, then listen up! God has a plan for you.

That Present Bird

Discovering the Holy Spirit in My Life I attribute two things to keeping me faithful in college: Madeleine L’Engle and the Holy Spirit. At the time, if you would have asked me why I was still a Christian, I would have probably just attributed my continued belief to my friend Madeleine.

How Christian Women Can Mentor and Be Mentored

Few Christians dispute the wisdom and benefits of mentoring. Titus 2:3-5 specifically targets women’s relationship with one another. Paul encourages the young pastor Titus to identify qualified older women who could, and should, teach and model godliness to the younger women in his church body:

Come to Me for the Battle Plan!

When you feel like you are hitting your head against a brick wall, it’s because an enemy is against you that you cannot fight in your own strength. Put your armor on – this is no time to show up for the battle naked. Don’t become a casualty because of your pride. Pride only makes …

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The Journey of Childlessness

The pain of multiple miscarriages changed my perspective about God and faith. My gynecologist’s certainty gave me confidence: In a booming voice, incongruously deep for his small stature, he assured me that my baby was well, and I needn’t be worried over an earlier miscarriage. So my husband, Clay, and I joyfully celebrated the three-month …

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