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Condemnation or Conviction?

Condemnation or Conviction?

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.” John 8:17 (ESV) Do you ever wonder the difference between conviction and condemnation? How might that look in real life? Let’s look at a few of the differences. Condemnation comes from Satan. It makes us want to run from God. Condemnation is broad. Yet is also personal. Condemnation rarely addresses…

Does it Matter if We Pray?

Does it Matter if We Pray?

Stephanie K. Adams, Ellen Chauvin, and I have a mastermind group that meets on voxer every day. When I read that sentence, I feel compelled to explain that we are not masterminds. We serve a great Master who we want to use our minds for His glory. We talk a lot about Jesus, ministry, and how to serve our readers best. There might be a few words said about good food, good books, and where…

Anxiety of Living Distracted

Anxiety of Living Distracted

The story of Jesus’ friends, Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42), offers us an on-time word today. We often think of the slow pace of years gone by, but y’all this story fits our lives like a glove. Jesus’ friend struggled with anxiety too. But Martha was distracted with much serving. (vs 40) Do we fuss over the details too much? Do we live a distracted life?  How would you rewrite that verse to fit your…

5 Personal Boundaries for a Healthy, Balanced Life

5 Personal Boundaries for a Healthy, Balanced Life

Y’all, I’m a bit boundary weary. I’ve had lots of boundary practice this month. How about you? I’m thinkin’ we need a respite. When my daughter is having a tough day, I send her videos of goats in pajamas, playing. It relieves tension. So here we go. We need a reward :) It’s hard trying to live within healthy boundaries. Last week I gave you five boundaries (out of ten) that are our responsibility. Today,…