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Mother’s Day HERoes

Many women in the Christian community work faithfully in the shadows of their high profile husbands. In honor of Mother’s Day, we wanted to shed some light on a few outstanding women who are making a difference through their own ministries, acting as mentors to other women and serving their families well. They share some […]

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Works With Churches During COVID-19 Pandemic

A year after stay-at-home orders shut down entire communities in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, churches in parts of the nation are still fighting to open. Yet Florida churches have mostly remained open, online and in person, thanks to the leadership of Governor Ron DeSantis. Early on DeSantis declared “attending religious services […]

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When Parents Don’t Agree

Is it okay for a husband and wife to disagree on the way they parent their child? This is a question that we get asked often!  It is not only okay, it is natural! The top three areas of conflict in a marriage are money, sex and parenting. These are also the top three areas […]

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The Power of Questions

Most of us don’t ask enough questions of our loved ones. The reasons are many; for some, it’s awkward, you don’t want to stir up any issues, and it keeps us in the safe harbor of see no evil, hear no evil, and speak no evil. We’ve embraced the political statement, “Don’t ask, don’t tell.”  […]

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Six Myths About Research

One of the first questions I ask leaders who want input on a new idea is, “What does your research say?” I’m shocked at how few have good research in hand before launching major initiatives. I think research scares most people. However, we have found that research is revelatory and vital. Maybe debunking these six […]

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Create Traditions That Point To The Easter Story

The most significant holiday on the Christian calendar is quickly approaching. This special day, however, is so clouded by cultural tradition that many have forgotten what they are to celebrate. Generations of wearing the right clothes have worn down the meaning of Easter in the hearts of many. It is time for parents to re-think […]

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Ready or Not Here I Come

Remember, as a child, playing hide-and-seek? Running and hiding as fast as you can from whoever was “it.” Then, preparing to be discovered with anticipation? It’s an exciting game, but playing hide and seek as an adult is not nearly as satisfying.   As an adult, hide and seek sounds like this “I can no […]

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Forgiveness Is Required

Last month we addressed the impact of trust or lack thereof on our relationships, and that trust is a gateway to love. As is often the case when praying and pondering about writing this article, I usually have to experience what I’m writing. Candidly, sometimes I tell God I don’t want to write about “that […]

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