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3 Ways to Fight Fatigue

Anxiety zaps your energy, messes with your mind and body, and leads to fatigue. Among the reasons for increasing anxiety today are tough economic times, terrorist threats, and cultural redefinition of the family. What are other energy drainers you see in the world? In your life? God knows what you face and is with you.…

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Building Your Marriage Together

MARRIAGE: When marriage hurts, you may wonder if you’re destined for continual disagreement and dissatisfaction. Or is their a path forward, together? Discover how you and your spouse can lead together while respecting God-designed roles in marriage. Your path forward is a plan on where and how to lead your home. Leading Together? Often we equate leadership…

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Anger! A Small Book About a BIG Problem

Peace is a hot commodity today. We all want it in our anger-infused, Twitter-bombed world. But how? Biblical counselor and psychologist Ed Welch offers hope for change for people who struggle with irritation and want peace. Really, who likes anger? And as Welch sound-bites: To be angry is to destroy.  The 50 short meditations in A Small Book About…

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Resisting Gossip! Learn the 5 Types

Gossip! Who hasn’t been burned by gossiping people? And if you and I are brutally honest, we’ll admit we’ve gossiped too! In this short post, you’ll meet the five types of gossips and learn a plan to encourage speech that builds up others. Quick, What Is Gossip? In Matt Mitchell’s book Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging…

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4 Steps to Good, Godly Emotions

Bad emotions can wreck your day, can’t they? In this brief article, you’ll learn You are not alone, Emotions — including the hard ones — assist in your sanctification. 4 steps to emotional wellness You Are Not Alone Meet a former counselee I’ll call Linda, who feels like a twisted piece of metal. Among her emotional…

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WORRY: A Plan to Stop Worry & to Trust

Worry is a continual tempation in life, isn’t it? And there are reasons to worry: ISIS, shootings, illness, mounting credit card debt, faltering relationships, rebellious kids, and on and on and on. But God says, Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to…

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God: 7 Fundamentals You Need to Know

God is perhaps the most misunderstood Person, even though the Bible is the best-selling book of all time.  “The very year that Harry Potter maxed out in sales, the Bible still outsold Harry Potter,” Pastor Jack Wellman says in a Patheos article. With the popularity of the Bible, you might figure that people would know the basics…

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