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Finding Grace in the Hustle: Part 1

In this part 1 of a new video series “Finding Grace in the Hustle”, we’ll explore how Jesus understands the challenges we face as we navigate careers, our calling and day-to-day work challenges. Not only does He understand, but He gives us wisdom and power to overcome these difficulties and make a lasting difference through our work.     Also, if you are looking to develop this daily habit, or want to add fresh vibrancy to this transforming spiritual practice,…

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How to Combat Worry: A Study from Luke 12:22-34

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In Luke 12: 22-23, Jesus said to his disciples: “I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. 23 For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes.” Do not worry. Sometimes, that seems impossible, right? There have been times when I have been stressing out about one thing or another and my husband or a close friend has said to me, “Don’t worry about…

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10 Questions to Ask to Reclaim Health in Your Hustle

10 Questions to Ask to Reclaim Health in Your Hustle

When I first moved to New York City from Los Angeles a few years back, I found my people!  New Yorkers are hustlers. They are always on the move, always on their phones and always working. 60-hour work weeks are standard. Espresso machines conveniently placed in most offices provide liquid fuel for early mornings and late nights spent glued to laptops. For some, this type of grind sounds exhausting. At times, it is.  But for driven personalities like myself, the…

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Beware of the Shadow Mission

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Two things began happening in my twenties: I began attending church leadership conferences to build relationships with other pastors and gain training to better lead within my church. And I also began getting asked to speak at other church’s events and conferences. My world was getting larger. In many ways it was wonderful. I was meeting fascinating new friends and seeing first hand how the Spirit of God was moving in other parts of the country and beyond. I was…

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The Real Reason It Was So Hard for Me to Like Her Post

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I plopped down on my couch with a freshly washed face and brushed teeth. I looked up at my kitchen sink, proud that after a long but productive day at work, quick trip to the gym, and a successful home-cooked dinner, I still managed to tidy up the kitchen. The empty kitchen sink and decluttered counters were true symbols of #winning for this #neatfreak. Marie Kondo would be proud. Then my eyes moved slightly to the left to find the…

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