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Choosing What to Write

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Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. Proverbs 3:6 (MSG) As writers, we constantly have ideas for stories and articles. Sometimes there are so many, it feels like our heads will explode. This is part of makes …

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Abandoning God

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For the Lord loves justice, and he will never abandon the godly. He will keep them safe forever… (Psalm 37:28a NLT) I came upon this verse in my devotional time the other day. God never abandons the godly. He keeps us safe forever. A very comforting Scripture, one we can cling …

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Why Do We Have Money? 


God wants to bless us. We all know this. He gives us resources such as money, time, and talent to manage for His glory. Several Scriptures speak of storing up lasting treasures in heaven. How do we do that? We can’t send a cash deposit to our heavenly account. We …

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Vision for the Future


Proverbs 28:19 (NLT)  ‘When people do not accept divine guidance, they run wild. But whoever obeys the law is joyful.’ Another word for divine guidance is vision. The King James Version says, ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, he is happy.’ For …

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Stewarding Our Time


Over the last few months, I’ve been periodically sharing on stewardship. As you can tell by now, being a faithful steward over all God has given us is very important. Especially, when I consider that he owns it all and has given me everything I have to manage for him. …

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Living Beyond Blessed


We’ve all experienced financial stress at least once. Some of us experience it every single day, like an unwanted guest at the dinner table or a cockroach (or three) skittering when we turn a light on. Many of us live paycheck to paycheck and find there’s more month than money …

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The Meaning of Christmas

This year, the meaning of Christmas is stirring in me at deeper levels. I’m seeing the season in a new perspective as I listen to our Pastor Robert Morris give new insights and I study books such as Because of Bethlehem by Max Lucado. I’ve long been jaded by the …

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Why? Why? Why?

Today, I am honored to have James Watkins as a guest on my blog. Jim is an awesome writer who has influenced and encouraged me over the course of my career. Please welcome Jim as we help launch his latest book. If you have children, nieces and nephews, or younger siblings, …

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Do Unto Others…

Most of us have heard of the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do onto you. It’s even in the Bible. How cool is that. And of course, there’s the flip side, the negative view: do onto others before they do onto you. But that’s a …

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