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Your Job

The story is told of three men who were working on a large building project. “What are you doing?” one of the men was asked. “I am mixing mortar,” he responded. The second man said, “I am helping put up this great stone wall.” When the third man was asked, he replied, “I’m building a […]

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Mon, June 17 2013 » MUSINGS » Comments Off on Your Job

Earthly Wealth

I love the story of a wealthy man who prayed, asking for permission to take his earthly wealth with him when he died and went to heaven. An angel appeared to the man and said, “We heard your prayer, but I am sorry. You simply cannot take it with you.” The man pleaded so passionately […]

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Mon, June 10 2013 » MUSINGS » Comments Off on Earthly Wealth

Faith Brings an Umbrella

A small country town was in desperate need of rain. One Sunday morning, the pastor of the local church called for a special prayer meeting to be held that night. “It’s time to pray for rain,” he said. The people gathered with a sense of purpose and excitement, but when the pastor stood to lead […]

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Mon, June 3 2013 » MUSINGS » Comments Off on Faith Brings an Umbrella

Samuel Chadwick wrote,

“The one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying. He fears nothing from prayer-less studies, prayer-less work and prayer-less religion. He laughs at our toil, mocks at our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray.” Prayer requests?

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Tue, May 28 2013 » MUSINGS » Comments Off on Samuel Chadwick wrote,

Lose It 2 End It: My First 5K

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Thu, April 11 2013 » EVENTS, for alumni, for students, for supporters, MUSINGS, NEWS, SPIRITUAL GROWTH » Comments Off on Lose It 2 End It: My First 5K

Lose It 2 End It Official Video: Hear the story… Embrace the change.

Lose It 2 End It [Official Video]   Go to the link to hear the focus of what Lose It 2 End It is all about.

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Thu, March 28 2013 » EVENTS, for alumni, for students, for supporters, MUSINGS, NEWS, SPIRITUAL GROWTH » Comments Off on Lose It 2 End It Official Video: Hear the story… Embrace the change.

Book Review: “One Thousand Gifts”

One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book about embracing a THANKFUL way of living in order to experience full joy. Ann Voskamp’s writing style is absolutely beautiful and her honesty and personal stories are refreshing. She […]

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Sun, January 20 2013 » MUSINGS » Comments Off on Book Review: “One Thousand Gifts”

Book Review: Ordering Your Private World

Ordering Your Private World by Gordon MacDonald My rating: 4 of 5 stars A practical and critical call for Christians to prioritize their time with God before all the other things that demand our time and attention. MacDonald’s very true and valid point is that everything else will fall into place where it should (2nd, […]

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Mon, August 6 2012 » MUSINGS » Comments Off on Book Review: Ordering Your Private World

Book Review: “Work, Love, Pray”

Work, Love, Pray: Practical Wisdom for Young Professional Christian Women by Diane Paddison My rating: 5 of 5 stars I honestly almost put this book down about 1/3 through. I had bought it after reading part of it on a blog somewhere and thought it sounded intriguing, but I was starting to get disappointed in […]

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Wed, July 25 2012 » MUSINGS » Comments Off on Book Review: “Work, Love, Pray”

Letting God Know You

Okay, now that you’ve read the title of this post, you are probably already thinking I’m a bit loopy. And while that may be true, this is a subject that has been weighing on my heart for the last week. But, you might say, God already knows everything. He knows everything about you. He is […]

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Mon, July 16 2012 » MUSINGS » 1 Comment