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The Impractical, Uncomfortable Call of God
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The Impractical, Uncomfortable Call of God

Some friends of ours moved their four children (all under the age of 10) to Costa Rica for a one-year language school intensive in preparation for service in medical missions to the highland Indians in the mountains of Peru. A popular high school homecoming queen from Brentwood, Tennessee, made her home in the Masese community…

A New Year's Bucket List
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A New Year’s Bucket List

January is one of my favorite months. Not only is it a new calendar year (and I love new calendars, planners, pencils, pens, anything to make them pretty), but it is also the month to celebrate my birthday. Birthdays were not celebrated a whole lot when I was growing up, but now I seek to…

Rudeness Meets Patience
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Rudeness Meets Patience

If Jesus can respond gently and patiently to James and John’s rudeness, how much more do I need to display that same gentle patience with my kids.

6 Simple Ways to Give Thanks in the Thick of It
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6 Simple Ways to Give Thanks in the Thick of It

Last week, I had the privilege of speaking to the women in my church. I encouraged them in this season of giving thanks with a seasonal acrostic, T.H.A.N.K.S., to guide them in an intentional pursuit of gratitude. I offer it here to help you give thanks through the thick of life’s busyness, burdens, or hardest…

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