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Couples Who Serve Together Benefit Their Marriage as Much as Their Community

When a husband and wife combine their complementary gifts or talents to serve others in a ministry capacity, in their congregation, or in the community, they as a couple reap as many benefits as the recipients of their service.

Happy Thanks-taking

I’m the lucky one this Thanksgiving. I’m not hosting—I’m the hostee. My girls and I are visiting a friend in Atlanta this week. I’m ecstatic because that means I don’t have to clean my house for...

Stealing the Victory

Betrayal is so ugly. Not just the act itself, but the interest it reaps in the lives of its victims--the betrayed. The Klingons have a proverb: “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” Yeah, it’s...

When God Leaves You Hanging, Part 2

If you haven’t read "When God Leaves You Hanging, Part 1", click to go there first. “God left me hanging.” It's a phrase created by someone who believed in God, but was impatient for Him to act in...

Veritas

Sometimes truth is like a bright light in the eyes. Stabbing, shocking, painful.  But if we turn our head and follow the path it has illuminated, it leads us out of the darkness that we didn’t even...

Three Weeks and Counting

I know, I know. I've been out of touch. No, I'm not dead. Although I think my muse has slipped into a coma. Yesterday someone helped me reconsider how I can keep in communicado with my adoring...

The Ranks of the Chewed-Up Flutter-bys

It's amazing how God uses insignificant moments in life to prompt major shifts in our thinking. I went for a walk by my neighborhood lake. It was mid-morning, the dew was almost dry, the wildflowers...

A GPS on the Yellow Brick Road

“Follow the yellow brick road,” said the tiny man to the pretty young girl in the snazzy red pumps. The girl looked puzzled. “Follow the yellow brick road,” said a second tiny man to the girl who...

Tattoos and Taming the Tongue

I believe that most kids should be institutionalized from ages 11-14 since they so readily display Dissociative Identity Disorder (multiple personalities). Either that or they’re victims of an alien...

Peanut Butter Apologies

“I'm sorry." Some people would rather run a barefoot marathon on broken glass than say these words. For those with similar mileage as myself, you might remember Fonzi from ”Happy Days” and his...

Books by Kim Pullen

The Intimacy Manifesto (Non-Fiction)

Intimacy ≠ Sex. But even the most spiritually-minded equate them. Or we think intimacy is reserved for marriage. We couldn’t be more wrong!

Intimacy is so essential to all our meaningful relationships, we can’t have a healthy relationship without it.

It’s time to redefine intimacy and commit yourself to deep, meaningful relationships with God and a circle of safe others.

The Chasm Crosser (Fiction)

The greatest story ever told through fresh eyes—a mysterious bridge builder appears promising to span the great chasm, but his bold claims put him in opposition to the authorities.

A reluctant farmer and his wife must decide: is the man a self-deceived lunatic, a master con artist, or is the only one who can reunite the people of the valley to their king?

Water for the Wound (Poetry)

We all have a wound. In our humanity, we try to hide it, deny it, or disguise it. But when we are alone and the noise of the world has stilled, the relentless pain demands attention. It cries out for relief.

This is collection of poems calls you to lift your hands to the rain, lift your voice to the Son, and lift your heart to the one who provides Water for the Wound.

God Saves Marriages

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

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