{live for an audience of One}

God designed each of us so uniquely and wonderfully for a relationship with Him. We need to stop banging ourselves up when our walk with the Lord doesn’t measure up to how others live out their Christian lives.  Don’t be a cookie-cutter Christian. Stop comparing yourself to other Christians. Ditch the comparison trap and learn to live for an audience of One!

Don’t You Love Fresh Starts?

Every year at this time, for more years than I can count, I’ve made mental and literal lists of the things I’m going to change over the coming calendar year. It usually looks a lot like this: Read my BIble more.Drink more smoothies. Exercise more.Read more, watch less TV.Learn to play the guitar.Practice self-care.Pray more, …

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Embrace Your New Normal

A while ago I decided to make a radical change in my schedule. It was a hard decision but it allowed me to create margin in my day. And that margin helped me take back a little of the peace that had been lost in my life after our family went through a failed adoption. …

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Pray For A Marriage In Need

Marriage is hard work! As a newlywed 17+ years ago, this news was such a shock to me. I thought marriage was going to be all rainbows and roses like they portrayed in fairy tales and movies growing up. Once I realized a healthy marriage is often filled with just as many low points as …

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Trusting God In Your Pain

I have a friend who goes up to her cabin and spends regular weekends with Jesus. She walks in the woods and watches deer dancing in her front yard. She spends hours in her Bible. And many more hours on her knees confessing sins. She sings hymns and praises to our King. OK, I’ll admit …

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5 Truths That Feed Your Soul

My job on the air at a Christian radio station allows me to say a lot of words every day. They are intentional words chosen to connect, encourage, lighten the mood, and empower someone in their walk with Jesus. I always choose words that bring life and give hope. Not words that tear people down. …

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