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Want the Church to Grow? Stop Entertaining (Short Video)

Have you ever felt like the church is a big social club with many different chapters all over the city? The United States?  I have. You can find a program for just about anything and everything. Don’t get me wrong, I love church fellowship and hearing a good sermon, but in most churches, we’re ministering […]

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How to Get Closer to God (2 Part Video Series)

Just recently, I stumbled upon this 2-part video series on Youtube on how to grow closer to God. I resonated with almost every word of it. If you really want to grow closer to the Lord and experience Him on a deeper level, these videos give you clear steps and stages. You’ll find silence and meditation […]

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How to Discover Your Season in Life

Nature goes through seasons. Depending upon where you live, there are four distinct characteristics that distinguish one season from another. In the winter, it is cold, melancholy and often dark. During the  spring months you’ll see shoots of new growth, greenness and the warm air begins to return. Through the summer, the climate is often […]

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12-Lessons Learned & Re-Learned on my 8-Day Retreat to Portland Jamaica

By Rhonda Jones I’m now about 5 days into my one week trip to Portland, Jamaica (I’m home now) at the One Wellness Farm Yoga and Meditation Retreat and there is so much I have discovered and relearned on my journey here. The trip started out as a desire written on a sticky note in […]

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Entering Into God’s Rest: Keeping the Sabbath

 “There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God.” – Hebrews 4:9 While it is true that maintaining a strong, healthy relationship with the Lord requires a lot of work, it also necessitates periods of rest and reflection. The Sabbath is the day which our Lord and Savior has set aside specifically for rest […]

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Is Compromise Tainting Your Walk with the Lord?

by Donna Kazenske  What does the word “compromise” mean to you when we are referring to our Christian beliefs and Christian living? Did Jesus ever compromise the true gospel message in order to be accepted by those to whom He ministered or was He always challenging people to come up to a higher standard of […]

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Making Loneliness Count

Guest Writer:  Taylor Cummings   Psalm 126:5-6, “Those who plant in tears will harvest with shouts of joy. They weep as they go to plant their seed, but they sing as they return with the harvest.” Have you ever been lonely? Perhaps you’re there now, and maybe it’s left you discouraged. If so, you’ve come to the […]

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Achieving and Keeping a Right Mind-Set

  Guest Writer: Stephanie Reck   This is not an article on how to teach you how to think positive as secular psychologists or as new age thinking would, but how to keep a right mind-set through the truth in the Word of God. So many Christians are living pessimistic, defeated, and negative lives. God wants […]

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Are Christians Guilty of Idol Worship?

Twenty-first century Christians are more than aware of certain sins that run rampant in modern society– from blasphemy to adultery all the way to simply lying, we see the places where even those of us who follow God fall short on a day-to-day basis. But one of the less often-discussed sins is idolatry. I know […]