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How to Have Self-Control
On May 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

God gave us self-control because WE MATTER. Our purpose, our gift, our contribution to God’s kingdom is so important that God GAVE us what we need to fulfill it. Because calling is a GIFT of God, it does not come from trying harder in our own strength. The self-control we need for our calling is not a manifestation of striving. Instead, self-control is a yieldedness to the gift already inside of us. It becomes an expression of agreement with our significance AND agreement with the power of God inside of us.

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3 Ways We Experience the Mother-Heart of God
On May 15, 2020 | 1 Comments

My Barefoot Dreams bathrobe was my best friend. When I had newborn babies, multiple times every night I’d hear them cry, turn off the monitor, crawl out of bed, grab my thick cozy bathrobe, slip on my slippers and shuffle down the hall to baby’s room. My postpartum experience usually included severe night sweats, so in […]

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Grow On-Fire Faith in 4 Simple Ways
On May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The only limitation to Jesus’ power in our lives is the level of our faith. If you want to see Jesus’ move powerfully in and through you, follow these four steps to grow on-fire faith. From the moment Jesus turned water into wine we see His power in action in the gospels. He healed fevers, […]

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How Big is Your God?
On March 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just how Big is your God?  Taking a moment to hear how the prophet Isaiah described God will bring hope and peace to you. He is absolutely powerful and He absolutely cares about you.

Enjoy this reading from Isaiah 40 in The Message.

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God Will Guide You
On February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

This morning in my personal quiet time, I spent some time in Psalm 23.  God used it to encourage me today reminding me that God will guide me in my decisions. He will show me the right path. I hope it will encourage you as well. May you experience the presence of your Good Shepherd […]

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Joy in the Trenches
On February 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Are you in the trenches of ministry or following Jesus? This brief video message encourages the people doing the hard work of ministry and the hard work of faith. You can have joy in difficult circumstances.

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5 Steps to a Happy Valentine’s Day
On February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

When you think of Valentines’s Day what emotions to experience?  Does a feeling of dread overcome you? Are you excited about it? Let’s talk about five steps you can take to have a happy Valentine’s day. Turn off social media. Yes! You read that right. Challenge yourself to not look at social media from February […]

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Boundary Lines of Holiness
On February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

We have vast beauty and pleasure waiting for us within the boundary lines of holiness.

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Trusting God in the Midst of Pain
On December 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pain, of any sort, reveals something critical about our relationship with God.  

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God’s Promises
On October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you ever felt like God whispered a promise into your heart? Whether it is a very personal promise or a prophetic word over a whole community or nation, there are things I hope for and pray for. There are things I believe God promised to do. Sometimes the gap between God’s given promise and […]

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