The Warrior

NEW SONG #7 Who is this coming up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved? Song of Solomon 8:5 (verse 1) Oh, Abba! What words can I write To sing new songs of sweetest praise? To tell of victories in the night And how a victor’s shout is raised? Who is this? Her brow so…

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Make Mine Broken!

We don’t all view BROKEN the same way, do we? I think it might be difficult for some of us to connect to those we consider BROKEN if we have experienced “breaking” in only minor or irritating ways. For instance, if you are pitching a fit because you just broke another nail? Trust me. You…

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Called To This?

I have not been “called” to this. The easy chair. (Or the easy crowd.) Though I confess? (There are days I wish I were.) Simply put God has called me to the Prodigal-Church. Yeah, you know. The ones referred to as: The Messy-misfits. The Raucous-runaways. The Wrecked and Wounded. The ones who have heard it…

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Making Bible “Family Time” Simple

This new devotional by Tony and Jonathan Evans, KINGDOM FAMILY DEVOTIONAL, turns what often seems like a daunting task into a simple, consistent, and fun routine! It simplifies family devotions. We’re all busy these days, kids included! Carving out a consistent time to come together as a family over God’s word sounds simple, but very…

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Be Strong and Courageous

Be strong! Be courageous! Do not be afraid of them! For the Lord your God will be with you. He will neither fail you nor forsake you. Then Moses called for Joshua and said to him, as all Israel watched, “Be strong! Be courageous! For you shall lead these people into the land promised by…

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A Plea For ALL Captives

  What is a captive? Well, Webster describes a captive like this: 1 a :  taken and held as or as if a prisoner of war b (1) :  kept within bounds : CONFINED (2) :  of or relating to captive animals <captive breeding> 2 :  held under control of another but having the appearance…

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Why Bother With Prodigals?

Yeah, why? Don’t we in the church have enough problems? Must we really go to all this bother?   For Prodigals? Well, I wondered the same thing until I read Timothy Keller’s book, The Prodigal God. In his chapter titled Redefining Lostness, he wrote this: It is typical for people who have turned their backs…

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Inconvenient Truth

I used to ask God, “Why?” I rarely got any sort of an answer so I stopped asking. (But I confess, I never stopped wondering.) I’ve heard good Christians tell me that “THE Answer” was that I had to learn to live with all my unanswered questions. (That didn’t help much either.) I don’t believe…

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