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Beware of the Shadow Mission

shadow mission

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 Lost Art of Being Still and Knowing God

When we create intentional space in our daily routine to be still, to be quiet, to be undistracted and to reflect… it not only provides relief from stress, it draws us closer to God.  When we incorporate this practice into how we approach reading the Bible,  the Word of God comes to life for us in new ways, and our lives are transformed in the process. This video provides a few easy ways you can incorporate meditating on God’s Word…

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I Thought I Was Over That: What to Do When Old Wounds Resurface

Nicole Smithee

My husband and I recently argued over something as simple as our schedules, but instead of responding in the conversation like a rational human-being, in the middle of it, I shut-down and fought to hide my tears from the man who vowed to love me till death do us part.  I retreated from the argument by saying whatever I could to end it and began cleaning up the kitchen in a drastic effort to distract myself from the hurt I…

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