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When You Wonder What Your Life Is For

I talked to the lady at the hotel who puts out our breakfast. “What do you do?” she asks. We must look like a sight, scrounging around for donuts and eggs and coffee with all our ragamuffin kids. “We travel for work,” I say. But, I can tell she’s still curious, so I...

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Saying Yes to Truth

Lies. We believe them, we repeat them, and we tell them. Have you ever wondered why we give ourselves over to something we know to be both harmful and wrong? We tolerate being lied to, and we actually like to tell the occasional untruth ourselves. Why? Could it be...

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One Year Later

It was a year ago that my husband, John, and I stood on the stage of a megachurch in front of thousands of people and said our goodbyes as their senior pastor and his wife. It was a bittersweet day for me. Bitter because I truly loved being a senior pastor’s wife;...

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Honesty: The Best Choice!

Ananias and Sapphira will forever be remembered as deceivers. Their story is told in Acts 5. Here are the lowlights: The church was young and vibrant. Believers understood their need for one another and interacted with great transparency, love, and generosity. Ananias...

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On June 12, 2018, over 400 pastors and leaders came together for the Life Action luncheon at the Southern Baptist Convention. Featured speakers included John Avant, J.D. Greear, and Ken Hemphill as they explored the answer to the current crisis in American evangelicalism.

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Is God Real in Your Life?

You won’t find a single conversion story in the Bible where a person was only slightly changed or simply made a “better” person. God’s grace is transformative. The change He brings to each life is real, thorough, and pronounced. Can you imagine— Peter, Andrew, James,...

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