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God Saves Marriages

Kim Pullen’s shares she and her husband’s victorious story over co-dependency and sexual sin.

A Good Trade

Up until about 10 years ago I had 15/20 vision. That means that I saw at 20 feet what most people see at 15 feet. Now at 51, my vision degradation is palpable—I have to wear reading glasses for any...

What’s in a Name?: Finding Our Real Identity

I remember when I was 17 waking up nearly naked in a strange bed next to a young man I barely recognized. I also remember gathering up my remaining clothes and fleeing. Later, I couldn’t help asking...
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How Pain and a Pack of Stars Can Transform Your Intimacy with God

Intimacy with a spouse, a sibling, or a friend is difficult to achieve. And that’s with someone we can see. How much more difficult is it to build an intimate relationship with God who we can’t see?...

What’s Your Default?

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it 100 times: I’m a control freak by nature and--thank you, Mom--by nurture as well. It’s what I’ve defaulted to time and time again when chaos threatens the order of...

“Photo of Jesus Revealed!”

You've read that kind of headline before along with the "Three-headed Baby Discovered!" and the "Elvis Lives!" newsline shocker. Even though you know it's impossible, the temptation to know what...

Why Porn and Adultery Rock Our World

You may not know it (I didn’t), but pornography has silently become the new cancer of society. And those who attend church are not exempt. A few facts: 68% of church-going men and 22% of women...
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Change Bad Habits with the Power of Replacement

Replacement is my new watchword. It’s my key to changing anything I don’t like about my life. This may seem simplistic and even intuitive but let’s see how well we measure up with this little quiz....

Who Gets the Bigger Cookie? (or How We Rob our Children of Opportunities to Grow)

In our house we love homemade cookies—Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Oatmeal, and Snickerdoodles. Course I cheat a little and buy the Betty Crocker packaged mixes so I only have to add butter and...

The Jello Dilemma

What would the world be like if I never existed?That was George Bailey’s Christmas gift from Frank Capra’s enduring classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, a movie I traditionally watch every year during...

Please Don’t Bring Me Flowers Anymore

I’m not really into gifts. I don’t care much for flowers. I won’t refuse them. I’ll just put them in the only vase I own and set them on the kitchen table to die. Nor do I need loads of quality time...
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