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Ordinary to Extraordinary Obedience: Ordinary to Extraordinary

Posted by Guest Blogger on June 13, 2019 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

If you are anything like me, you long for the extraordinary life God has created you for. Ephesians 2:10 tells us that He has created each of us for a purpose. “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” I find […]

Roadmap to Refreshment Roadmap to Refreshment

Posted by Guest Blogger on June 6, 2019 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Happiness

What do we do when our cup runneth out instead of runneth over? When it’s hard to dream because we have no steam? When we are emotionally, physically, and mentally exhausted? Slowly by slowly, tiredness seems to take over. If you are anything like me, you are in need of some major R & R […]

Unlearning is Learning, Too. Unlearning is Learning, Too.

Posted by Connie Armerding on May 30, 2019 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Wisdom

The phrase “two steps forward, one step back” has been rattling around in my head the past few weeks. My husband recently described a childhood experience where his family climbed Mount Saint Helens in Washington State. He explained how the final 1,000 feet of elevation climb is made through gritty sand-like volcanic ash and pumice […]

Listen Listen

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 23, 2019 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Prayer

The small chapel in the center of Multnomah Bible College was freezing most mornings. I would grab a hot coffee from the cafe and the linen cloth used to cover the organ to cocoon myself in warmth before sitting on the cold wooden pews. Back in those days, my morning mind was filled with negative […]

Thanks Jesus. I can save myself. Thanks, Jesus. But I Can Save Myself.

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 16, 2019 in Faith, Happiness, Unite, Build, Live, Wisdom

“My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. I do not treat the grace of God as meaningless. For if keeping […]