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Adult Bible School Devotional

I’ve been in desperate places before God lately. At the start of every day last week Haisten counted down the days to his birthday. Only 15 more days mama. Only 13 more days mama. Only 10. As a parent it was difficult for me to struggle with not being as excited as he was about […]

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Seven

“Mama, this hurts really bad when I touch it.” “Well baby, don’t touch. We’ve got to leave it alone and let it heal. Leave it be, it’ll be all better.” “Oh yeah, okay Mama.” She just took it. So matter of fact, that answer was okay with her. She left the bruise alone, but when […]

Bible

Touch It Anyway

What does the truth even mean? I just finished reading the book of 1st Samuel but since finishing, I keep circling back to one chapter, one concept. What’s the truth there? Which is it? It kind of reminds me of that old game you would play in grade school. Everyone sits in a circle, one […]

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What is the Truth?

Sometimes, God will stir me in my sleep and I feel in my heart that He has a word, so I get up right then, not wanting to miss it. This morning I got out of bed; grabbed a sweatshirt and my house shoes; made my coffee; grabbed two Bibles and my Mac Book; put […]

Bible

“You Do Nothing”

“Is there any scripture you would like preached? Anything you can think of that maybe your dad would have wanted?” “Ecclesiastes 3,” I replied confidently. “It’s my favorite.” I lied, but when my dad died, this chapter was preached at his funeral. I remember the question so well because it was one I didn’t have […]

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Time

We pray those prayers, “God mold me, make me, transform me, bring me closer to you,” and that feels all warm and fuzzy until we’ve crossed paths with what we’re asking for. We want it to be fair, to feel fair. Join me in a peak of 2nd Corinthians 12 and tackle the scripture “My […]

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