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The 365 Plan

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When I first began following Jesus, a youth worker at my local church handed me a Bible and a devotional called “10 Challenges of a World Changer” by Ron Luce. She encouraged me to find time everyday to read the devotional and the corresponding Bible passages, and to expect God to speak to me as I did these two simple things. That began my decades long love-affair with the Word of God. Over the years, my practice of daily devotions…

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VIDEO SERMON: Posting It or Living It

  This message was part of Liberty Church‘s recent teaching series: “Fake or Follower”, inspired by Andi Andrew’s book of the same name. My prayer is that you are encouraged to love practically and deeply, and that your faith in this world shines bright!   CLICK TO WATCH THE FULL SERMON…

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Mid-Terms Are Over. Now What?

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It was fast approaching 11pm on Tuesday night, and even though I was wiped from a full day of meetings, I sat huddled under my bedcovers glued to my phone screen watching the latest poll results coming in. I wasn’t alone. With heated campaigns and too-close-to-call projections, millions of Americans found themselves tuned into the election like a political Super Bowl that had just gone into overtime. Would the House flip? What affect will the results of the election have…

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We Didn’t Have Sex until Our Wedding Night

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When I first met my husband, I had no idea he would be the man who would put a ring on it. I didn’t know how much he would open my heart to new possibilities and change my life. I just thought he had enough charm to win over a room, wit to know what he was talking about, a great sense of style, and a killer smile (it still makes me swoon even though it has been over two…

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VIDEO: 4 Things to Do When Life Disappoints

In this video, I explore ways we can learn from life’s setbacks. Whether you are struggling to find enough hours in the day, wrestling to resolve a fight with someone close to you, reconstructing parts of life after loss, or searching for motivation in what seems mundane—I pray this video inspires you. CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO…

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