Four R’s of Proactive Parenting

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Trips to the grocery store with young children can feel a bit like a series of battles in a never-ending war. From safely buckling everyone in the car to crossing the street, just getting into the store can feel like a minor victory. The momentary relief felt upon arrival is quickly subdued as the next […]

Joy in the Midst of Trials

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Jesus was familiar with suffering. The prophet Isaiah foretold the trials Christ would endure: He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. (Is 53:3) And, on the eve of his crucifixion, he explained […]

Beholding the King: Elisabeth Elliot

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Yesterday morning brought the news of Elisabeth Elliot’s homecoming. As I read the report, tears filled my eyes, both from sadness and thanksgiving. I feel as though a mentor has slipped away, and yet, I rejoice that her rest has come. My first introduction to Elliot’s writing came in high school when a friend passed along […]

What Does the Bible Say About Stewardship?

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I enjoyed sitting down with Christianity.com for a video series on a variety of topics. The following video discusses the concept of stewardship, considering the way we view the items we have been given. How would it change the manner in which we live if we viewed ourselves as stewards of God’s gifts, rather than owners of […]

BECOMING Magazine: Interview with Editor Shannon Basso

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This past fall, Shannon Basso and I chatted via email and the phone about her upcoming project, BECOMING magazine. Her passion for encouraging women in the Lord is contagious and I welcomed the opportunity to get to be a part of the inaugural issue. BECOMING launches this week, so I asked Shannon if she’d do an interview […]