Destroying Strongholds in Your Mind

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STRONGHOLDS: Did you know that your mind is a battlefield? And that Satan attempts to set up strongholds in your mind? This sound scary but may I encourage you to not give in to fear? The truth is, God and Satan are not equals. Yet strongholds are real. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but … Read More

The Prayer to Effect Change in a Counselee

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PRAYER: Biblical counselor, here’s expert insight into how God effects change in a counselee. Focusing on the “linchpin,” today’s guest writer is pastor and professor Howard Eyrich turns to Ephesians. Read more about him here. This article originally appeared at on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. A New Insight into Ephesians Many of you reading … Read More

How to Serve God Through Parenting

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How do parents today serve God through parenting? In and out of the church, you can face parenting pressures, so how do Christians parents turn it around and serve God through parenting rather than conforming to the world? Here’s part two of a two-part series by guest blogger Sarah Walton. Read part one here. Sarah is a stay at home mom with four kids … Read More

Merry Christmas from a Snow Globe!

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Hi Friends, We stepped inside a snow globe and donned hats, just in time to exclaim: “Have yourself a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year of New Beginnings! May Jesus bless you with peace and contentment in Him. “Behold, I am making all things new.” Revelation 21:5, ESV   Christmas Blessings to You and Yours, Tim, Kristen, Don, … Read More

Thank You for Your Faithfulness!

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As 2015 comes to a close, we want thank your for your faithfulness and share hope-filled highlights of the work made possible by friends like you. As a result of your faithful support and prayers, we’ve seen: Marriages restored. Families transformed. Lives renewed. [dt_button size=”medium” animation=”none” icon=”” icon_align=”left” color=”” link=”https://www.egsnetwork.com/gift2/?giftid=1F9F6773-11CC-49BC-BD54-3B535D1BD6DF” target_blank=”true”]CLICK TO DONATE ONLINE[/dt_button] Three of our many highlights of 2015: We opened a new … Read More

Productivity: Do’s and Don’ts!

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Productivity. Our culture elevates it! What does the Bible say about work and productivity? When is is wrong? Today’s guest blogger is Kevin Halloran, who serves with Leadership Resources International, training pastors to preach God’s Word with God’s heart. This article — “How to Be Productive According to the Bible” — appeared first at Unlocking the Bible and is used with … Read More

Contentment on Thanksgiving? Yes!

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Contentment–even on Thanksgiving–often seems elusive. Today’s warm-hearted guest post comes from Lynn Mosher, who uplifts the soul at her website. As I listened to a preacher on television one Sunday morning, I was impressed with something he shared. I knew I had to share with you. A Letter to Dear Abby Years ago, Jason Lehman’s grandmother wrote to Dear Abby and … Read More

Lord, Help Me Rest

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Rest. Would you love to rest like Jesus? In this post, today’s guest blogger shares practical insights to enjoy the guilt-free rest you need. (“Rest” by Eliza Jane Huie originally appeared on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission.) If sleep were a spiritual gift, then my husband has it. Not only does he have the amazing … Read More

When Your Home Becomes an Idol!

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Writing on her idol, today’s guest author is Jeanna Harrison, a student pastor’s wife and mom to three little girls, Jeanne blogs about finding contentment in the lot God has given us—be it beautiful, painful, or at times downright disgusting! Back when I was learning how to drive, my dad used to say, “You drive the car. Don’t let the … Read More