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How to Speak the Truth in Love

Have you ever said something you wish you could take back? Perhaps you’re the type who stays quiet as long as you can, but when the lid blows off the pressure cooker, you spew everything that’s been on your mind.   Ephesians…
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3 Steps to Feeling Closer to God

Have you ever felt like God was a million miles away? Or that the intimacy with Him that you so longed for feels like a one-sided relationship? Perhaps you go to church, serve on a few ministry teams, even read your Bible and pray daily,…
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How to Control Your Thoughts – Biblically

Thoughts can drive your feelings so fast that you don’t even know what hit you. Before you know it, you’re in a slump, feeling down in the dumps, angry or even hopeless. Those feelings don’t come out of nowhere, they start in your mind. 2…
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How to Have the God Kind of Faith

Are you struggling to have faith? Perhaps you’re not sure if God will show up for you.   You trust that He will. After all, when your prayers, made in faith, collide with God’s will, miracles can happen. Whoever shall say, and…
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How to Activate the Promises of God in Your Life

I have found that there are two schools of thought among Christians when it comes to the promises of God.   One group will doubt that the promises of God apply to them and live a life void of His blessings.   The other…
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How to Spark Vision in Your Life

The end of the year is one of my favorites times of year. Every November, I spend a few days offsite to evaluate the current year and plan my focus for the upcoming year. I have done this for as long as I can remember. My favorite part…
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3 Questions to Ask Before Pursuing Your Purpose

Do you long to fulfill a greater purpose in this life? Perhaps you’re tired of conforming to this world’s demands and would love to devote your life to following after what God has created you for.   While every person was created…
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7 Promises of God You Can Count On

Did you ever stay up late watching one of those old infomercials, whether it was a knife sharp enough to cut through a soda can, a magical mop, or the latest exercise fad that promises you the fitness results you’ve always wanted? We…
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How to Stand Firm in Faith

At one point or another, every Christian struggles in their faith. Even some of the strongest warriors in the bible had wrestling matches with doubt.   Things will happen in life that challenge your faith. The question is not if,…
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How to Find Your Calling in Life

As a counselor and speaker, people ask me all the time, “How did you find your calling in life? Did you always know what God wanted you to do?” For a long time, I had no idea what God’s purpose for me was, but I remember the day…