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A Plain Leaving by Leslie Gould

Jessica Bachmann has been on her own for three years. She has a job that she loves, and a boyfriend she cares for. Her life is good enough that she doesn’t regret leaving her Amish community, despite the time it took to get over the pain of the separation. Now, after the death of her […]

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Tethered by Brenda H. Cox

Henrietta Hall Shuck married at seventeen, then sailed to the other side of the world with her new husband as a missionary in China. Through disease, heartbreak, poverty, and war, the Shucks remain determined to follow God’s leading and remain in the country, sometimes against the wishes of the mission board, until Henrietta becomes the […]

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Will You Join Me On My Journey?

A couple of months ago I shared that I entered a writing contest as part of my plan to treat writing as a career and look for opportunities to be published. I’m still waiting on the results of that contest, but I want to share some things on my writing journey as a whole. I […]

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How to Be a Perfect Christian by The Babylon Bee

What’s the key to being a perfect Christian? You need to remember that it’s all about you. In this guide, you’ll get tips on finding a church that caters to your beliefs and spiritual needs. You’ll learn how to keep your fellowship at the surface level so that no one learns enough about you to […]

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Shrouded in Silence by Robert L. Wise

Jack and Michelle Townsend are looking for the original ending to Mark’s Gospel. Their search brings them to Rome where their lives are put in danger by two different groups who want to stop them from succeeding. I’m sorry to say that I didn’t get past 30 pages of this one. Though the writing felt […]

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Not Yet Married by Marshall Segal

The world has a lot to say about dating and relationships. It has a lot to say about people who are single and whether or not marriage is even necessary in the times we live in. But what does the single life, and dating, look like for a Christian? As a single woman in my […]

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What Jesus Demands from the World by John Piper

When we think of Jesus, we tend to think of the mild teacher, or the suffering servant who died on a cross for our salvation. We don’t usually think of him as demanding things from us. That was under the law, and Jesus frees us from the law, right? Not really. Not in that way. […]

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Another Year Gone. A New Year Ahead.

2017 wasn’t all I wanted it to be, but it had its moments. I read some great books, learned a lot about writing, took a big step on my writing journey, and drew closer to God. Now we’re all reflecting on the time that has passed, and looking to the time ahead to make changes […]

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The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn

Everyone wants money. Money is how we purchase things. It’s why we have jobs… to get money to pay the bills and one day, hopefully, we won’t have to work anymore. What does God say about money? This is where people get defensive. If God demands we part with our money, does he want us […]

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Chasing Contentment by Erik Raymond

We live in a time when people seem to be generally discontent; Impatient, moody, complaining and jealous. Though we have moments of happiness, we’ve lost what it means to be truly content. The good news is that we can learn this, as the Apostle Paul says. Erik Raymond lays out what true contentment is and […]

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The Truth of the Cross by R. C. Sproul

Was the death of Jesus on the cross necessary? Was it the only way for people to return to God? The answer is “yes,” and R. C. Sproul explains why. Using scripture from both the Old and New Testaments, Sproul shows how our fallen human condition leaves us separated from God, what happened to Jesus on […]

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