When you need a translator – 6a

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This past summer, our family sat in a cheerful cafe in Amsterdam. My husband and daughter tried a local favorite: bitter balls (or bittenball in Dutch), little round delicacies filled with beef and a creamy sauce. Because I switched to a gluten-free diet for health reasons, I vicariously enjoyed this delicious snack. After we ate, I handed my husband a …

If you want to hear God (& Three Tips) -5

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If you want to hear God, you must stop talking. Sounds obvious, right? The same technique also works with hearing from loved ones, friends, and coworkers. To hear God, I’ve had to learn to quiet the voices in my head. Listening to worship music helps. Scripture reading helps. Walking (in particular, a prayer labyrinth) helps. And when the Spirit enables …

How weakness can open you to God’s provision -4

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Confession: I prefer to be strong, healthy, and in control by being prepared before I speak or teach. But days before I taught on Psalm 23, I was not strong, not healthy, and not in control. The day before my Sunday talk for a local rehab center, my outline wasn’t finished. A first. My weakness opened me to God’s gracious …

What to do when you’re sick of your story -3

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If you’re sick of your story or day, then invite the Holy Spirit to change your thoughts. Your car needs repair. You and a loved one had a disagreement. You must collaborate with an unpleasant coworker. You read the news. Another terror attack. What can you do? You may not be able to change the situation, but you can change …

The Four Components of Transformation? – 2

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Hi Friends, Welcome to our new series: Be transformed by experiencing God’s love. Do you ever wonder (like me) what it means to grow as a Christ follower? Is growth about a list of dos and don’ts? (“No.” Thank God!) Or is it about how much you serve God and others? (Depends.) Or is it about how we conduct ourselves …