Made for THIS!!

Today’s world can be confusing. Young people are told that they should have a college degree and they study the “list” of degree programs, trying to navigate their options. What is their purpose? In Israel, there was one family who had a special purpose. The Levites were the priests. They ministered to the Lord and […]

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Does God Behave Badly??

The conversation at the breakfast table got very lively this week. “That’s not fair!” “God was mean!” “Why would God do that?!” I took a deep breath and mentally stepped back. I hadn’t expected the children to respond this way to our Bible study, but okay, why not? Lets tackle this head on. And I […]

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Retraining Post Covid Kids (and Adults)

I was making a bee-line for the end of the aisle in Walmart when I heard my name. I stopped to refocus on the face looking down at me. “Sorry,” I apologized, nodding to the kids behind my cart, “we’re almost finished and I am just focused on the goal.” Our Minnesota governor just recently […]

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Who He Must Be

Young women should have standards by which they evaluate whether a young man is suitable for dating, and young men should have standards to aspire toward, but how should those standards be established and who must he be? Years ago, I read Voddie Baucham Jr.’s book, What He Must Be:… If He Wants to Marry […]

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My New Years Wish: A Heart Like That

The fruit of her commitment to a relationship with God was strikingly evident. Almost overnight, the child who used to bolt and run in stores, tantrum wherever, and was full of sass turned into an easy, conscientious child who exhibited an uncanny measure of self-control and is a hard worker. Choices that had previously been driven by self-will were replaced by choices directed by God’s will. That is what happens when God removes our hard hearts and gives us His heart.

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