Trusting God When Life Falls Apart

“And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from His glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.” —Philippians 4:19 My oldest son was in 5th grade and needed a 20 oz. […]

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Becoming an Effective Mentor

I remember when my friend Emily announced that she was going to ask our older friend Sherry to mentor her. My heart twisted ugly, in part jealousy and part pride. Of course, I wanted Sherry to mentor me, and so I was upset […]

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The Upside of Endings

I was not quite seven years old when my family moved from Tempe, Arizona to Bloomington, Illinois. I still remember hiding myself in the living room drapes, peeking out every now and then to glare at the movers as they […]

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Loving Others in the Midst of Disagreement

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” —John 13:34 – 35 Something very sweet happened the other day to […]

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Stepping Beyond Doubt

“To Him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before His glorious presence without fault and with great joy — to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore!” —Jude […]

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Save up to 50% on Gifts for Mom

It’s tricky picking the perfect present for Mother’s Day. You want a gift that shows your appreciation — a gift that matches the unique personality of the mother in your life. Every mom is different, so we’ve created a whole range of gift ideas. 1. Get […]

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