Walking by Faith: A Full-Time Job

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One of the most essential resources in the workplace is a clear job description.  It’s crucial that employees know what’s expected of them and which tasks fall within their scope of responsibility.  On the other hand, frustration builds and productivity decreases when roles aren’t well-defined or when workers spend the majority of their time laboring outside of their assigned positions. … Read More

An Exhale for the Soul: A Review of Jen Hatmaker’s “For the Love”

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Well-known Christian speaker and best-selling author Jen Hatmaker’s newest book For the Love officially released yesterday.  I was able to read a copy before it launched, and I can honestly say her message is a gift to the Church. A masterful combination of challenge and encouragement with plenty of humor to enliven the read, For the Love addresses how to … Read More

Steady Through It All

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Jenga is a fairly popular game in which players remove one wooden piece at a time from a tower of blocks.  Once a block has been removed it’s placed on top of the tower, which gets less stable as the game progresses.  The goal is simple to understand but not easy to accomplish: don’t let the tower fall.  If you’ve … Read More

When God’s Promises Seem Improbable

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Difficult situations are often perceived as threats to faith.  When a loved one gets sick, it’s challenging to trust God’s plan.  When finances are tight, God’s provision might be questioned.  When relationships fall apart, some forget He’s a Redeemer. Abraham’s life is proof that the circumstances that seem to threaten faith most are actually catalysts for its strengthening.  God promised … Read More

The Question That Changed Everything

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In the fall of my junior year of college, I enrolled in a course that redirected the trajectory of my life.  Bible for Teachers was a class designed to help us understand Scripture’s storyline and teach from within that framework. I’ll never forget the first time Dr. Cooper paused before lowering her voice to ask, “Do you really believe God’s … Read More