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You Know Your Faith Is Real When

Job’s wild ride through the crucible of suffering was coming to an end. The devil was defeated. The Lord was glorified. And Job changed. I knew the first two things were going to happen: Satan would lose, and God would win. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Hundreds of Testimonies from the Grateful

Thank you for this ministry

We are often asked, “What do you do?” This page has hundreds of short testimonies from folks the Lord has affected through this work. Read, enjoy, & share. If you’d like to share your gratitude, please send us a note through the contact link in… Continue Reading …

The Insecure Wife Who Lives With a Harsh Husband

The Insecure Wife Who Lives with the Harsh Husband

When a wife has been shaped by her past to be insecure marries a husband who is prone to harshness, their marriage will be an endless loop of relational conflict. The first responsibility is for the husband to learn how to build up his wife… Continue Reading …

Day 4 – Teen Devotion: Forget About Self-Esteem

Day 4 – Teen Devotion_ Forget About Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is one of the most corrupted teachings in our culture. Though you should love yourself as a unique individual made in God’s image, to ask someone who does not know the Lord or has a weak relationship with God to esteem—think highly—themselves is a… Continue Reading …

How to Use Your Imagination to Help People Love God

Creatively loving, encouraging, admonishing, comforting, serving, and even forgiving one another begins with a godly use of imagination. How are you using your imagination to help others love God? I woke up last night following a nightmare of my family caught in a tragedy. It… Continue Reading …

How Do You Leave Your Church?

Sometimes you just can’t stay at your local church. You have to leave. This is one of the gut-wrenching seasons in any God-loving Christian’s life. The good news is that there is a way to leave your church well. And there is a way to… Continue Reading …

Why Do You Attend Your Church?

One of the most important questions you’ll ever ask yourself is why do you attend your local church. Your answer will be instructive and life-changing. So let me ask: Why do you attend your church? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google… Continue Reading …

Nine Questions For the Tired, Overworked, and Ready to Quit Pastor

Forty percent of pastors make it to the five-year mark in ministry before they are ready to leave. Burnout is a natural temptation for anyone in the helping professions. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If… Continue Reading …

Wise Parents Teach Their Children How to Curse

It is impossible to engage our culture at any level, and not hear curse words. Whether it is a television show or a stroll in the park, the words of our culture do not discriminate. They do not care who you are. The question every… Continue Reading …

Case Study: What About Biff?

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Mable has left Biff after 24 years of marriage. She cites Biff’s problems as ongoing anger issues, four episodes of physical abuse, mental manipulation, consistently demeaning her, embarrassing her in front of their five children, and his unwillingness to seek help. In addition to these… Continue Reading …