On Oct. 4-6, 2019, the half-million identified "Hearties" have the opportunity to attend a unique event.
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I didn't want to wear that failure label. I didn't want to fail God one more time.
How do we use our tongues to bring life to others rather than despair?
The summer of 1969 turned out to be unforgettable.
Like Ebenezer Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol," you can gain lasting life change from taking into account your past, your present and your future.
These may not change your circumstances, but they will change you.
Like rip currents, our children's troubles can sneak up and yank our feet out from under us.
How often do we carry a sense of entitlement into our relationship with God?
Trust me, God wants your attention.
Sure, there are different seasons in a marriage. But if unaddressed, that feeling of disconnection can grow.
"We need to wake up."
I see so many people who make decisions such as deciding to lose weight, but they have no motivation for the work it will take to do what they think they want to do.
When God wants to get our attention, it always means He is brewing something good. So what good is there in waiting?
Because we are all fallible and prone to shortcomings, there are times when we need to be confronted by the person closest to us, which should be our spouse. Tradition has given this right to the husband, but not to the wife.
We release our faith by the words we speak.
Mountains often seem to get in the way of advancement or of walking into one's destiny.
"The Lord was gracious and heard the desire of our hearts."
In our times, there are lots of reasons to feel overwhelmed and fearful. But here's hope.
"And I think that's where the peace trumps the disappointment, because I knew in my spirit I was doing the right thing. I knew I was being obedient."
When the mess became too much, I grew aware of what I was missing.