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Discipleship

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Being a disciple of Jesus Christ means that you will follow Him and strive to be like Him.  Discipleship takes time, effort and sacrifice. When the first disciples followed Jesus, they left jobs, money, even family behind. Pursuing after Christ does not mean that you have to move and become a missionary or something. It…(Read More)

Who needs Strength?

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Strong in the Spirit None of us are strong alone. We are frail, weak and will fail. Our bones will rot and we will return to the dust we came from. But we can be strong in the Spirit if the Spirit of God lives within us. In the same way that we work out…(Read More)

When we enter the presence of our Holy God, our hearts should overflow with Thanksgiving! Gratitude is expressed in how we give back to the Giver of all good things. Giving with joy indicates that we understand that we are merely stewards of everything good we possess. We can’t allow things to possess us…(Read More)

Many of you know that I met my husband online. Yes, it was internet love and I’ve been thinking about it. With the dawn of new technology comes new ways of reaching out to people, staying connected and getting their attention. However, there are also very real dangers of information sharing, stalkers and media…(Read More)

It is a common thing to hear people say, “no one is perfect” or “perfection is not possible.”  I respectfully disagree according to the word of God AKA The Holy Bible.  I am, however, sympathetic to what these people are saying because of the false representation of perfection that has been presented around the world…(Read More)

Focus

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So my best friend, Angel (@angelcheron) and I have been doing this Biblical Word Study for the month of August, which is definitely going to continue for me into September. You may ask what is this Biblical Word Study? We each have a list of words that the Lord has shown us are weaknesses in…(Read More)

September Training

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We will spend the next 25 days diving into the Word of God regarding discipleship. This month we are using the Youversion study entitled “One-2-One”. All you need to do is to sign up at youversion.com for an account and search for the study plan. Invite others, read the study for each…(Read More)

I was all set to blog about something else, and then this happened: Recently I lost a friend. While it was nothing dramatic, it still hurts to lose someone you care about. Another friend really hurt my feelings and I was struggling with how to deal with that as well. Then a group of friends…(Read More)

The Other Vows

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This post is for anyone who has ever witnessed a marriage. You saw the bride and groom exchange their vows and if its very traditional, at some point, they ask the audience if anyone knows of a reason why this couple should NOT unite. Usually there is silence. Why? Some people know good and well…(Read More)

God Will Remember You Anyone who has ever gone through divorce can tell you, it isn’t the easiest of transactions. While it may take 5 minutes to say I do, it takes a lot longer to undo the do. It can be painful. And monotonous. I would know. I officially began my journey to…(Read More)