Christian Living

Repent To Be Saved

People often ask, “what do I have to do to be saved”? The short answer often given by Christians is simply to “believe in Jesus Christ”. While that statement is true, it’s incomplete. One must repent to be saved. Repentance is salvation’s missing link It’s taught over 500 times in scripture, and illustrated in many…

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Waiting on God? Don’t wait in vain.

Christian Women Speakers

Three things you detest: waiting. Waiting. WAITING! Yet, when it comes to your prayers, God seems to have you “on hold” – a lot! Is He simply reluctant? Does He withhold for no reason? Prayers often go unanswered for lack of preparing. You have a part to do. Here are four ways to ensure you…

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Why are we hoarding our time?

“When I have time to give, I will. Right now, I’m too busy”!, we say. We are kidding ourselves.Why are we hoarding our time? Why we hoard time. We live in a generation of time misers. We’ll give money but not our time. Mostly because we can always get more money. Time, however, is evaporating.…

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Grace Is…

For those of us who believe, grace is the essence of Christianity. Grace is amazing. Or, is it? If asked, how would you describe grace? Would it be, “a little underwhelming”? If so, you’re not alone. The crisis of modern-day Christianity is our apathy toward grace. Maybe it’s the over/misuse of the word that leaves…

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Christian Persecution in North America

Christian Persecution North America

Think Christian persecution happens in the middle east – to others? But not here, right? In North American, we have freedom. Freedom of speech, thought, and beliefs. We have religious rights. We won’t be mistreated for what we believe, will we? This is a wake-up call to all Christians. Persecution of Christians is rising globally.…

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Social Media and Christian Ethics

Social media and Christian ethics MUST go hand-in-hand. If you are wondering how the above photo is connected, read on! The point of this blog is simply this: before you believe what others post, think critically. Use restraint before you leave a comment. Censor what you share. In the public eye, you represent more than…

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Do You Honor The Men In Your Life?

Honoring Men

We have before us a challenge. You ask, what is it? We are to honor everyone, according to the Bible. Let’s face it, however, when it comes to honor, there’s a certain gender inequality. It’s downright wrong. I’m tired of all the men bashing. Do you honor the men in your life? Imagine the impact…

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False Assumptions Damage Relationships

False Assumptions are making you a joy thief

Lessons from a recovering joy-thief. You can never really steal anyone’s joy. However, you can interrupt others joyful moments. Like the time I usurped my husband’s joy by my false assumptions. Here’s how that played out: I had a to-do list for the week. By Friday, I hadn’t accomplished anything. Mounds of paper work, scattered…

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Overcoming Your Negative Attitude

Sad Attitude

There is plenty of advice on how to avoid the people with a negative attitude. But, what if YOU are the negative person others are trying to avoid? It’s easy to get stuck in a pessimistic mindset. Overcoming your negative attitude is possible! A while ago my son told me he always looked forward to…

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Integrity. Courage. Godly Men

Today, I celebrate the integrity, courage, and compassion of two strong and godly men. It’s Fathers Day, so it seems the perfect time. If you have been blessed with a father, grandfather, or paternal figure filled with personal integrity, then you have been blessed indeed. My Dad Months after my parents celebrated their 53rd wedding…

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