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  • I Was Glad I Went to Church

    Anitha Abraham | May 8, 2023

    “Eli answered, ‘Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant you what you have asked of him.’ She said, ‘May your servant find favor in your eyes’. Then she went her way and ate something, and her face was no longer downcast.” 1 Samuel 1:17-18 (NIV)

    • Church
    • Perseverance
    • Healing
    • Obedience
  • Burned Out? Hope Is the Oxygen Your Soul Needs

    Bonnie Gray | May 5, 2023

    “But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:21-23 (ESV)

    • Prayer
    • Soul Care
    • Rest
  • The Grace-Filled Gift of a Do-Over

    Amy White, COMPEL Training Member | May 4, 2023

    “And Jesus stopped and said, ‘Call him.’ And they called the blind man, saying to him, ‘Take heart. Get up; he is calling you.’” Mark 10:49 (ESV)

    • Relationships
    • Redemption
    • Grace
  • The Surprising Benefit of Getting Ruthlessly Honest With God

    Jennifer Dukes Lee | May 3, 2023

    "Look deep into my heart, God, and find out everything I am thinking. Don't let me follow evil ways, but lead me in the way that time has proven true." Psalm 139:23-24 (CEV)

    • Doubt
    • Honesty
    • Prayer
  • How To Embrace and Overcome Adversity

    Rebekah Lyons | May 2, 2023

    “We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed …” 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 (ESV)

    • Perseverance
    • Suffering
    • Strength
  • Lonely Hurts, But God Can Redeem It

    Jessica Manfre | May 1, 2023

    “But Ruth said, ‘Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.’” Ruth 1:16 (ESV)

    • God's Presence
    • Comfort
    • Loneliness
  • You Are Not a Bad Mom

    Rachael Elmore, MA, LCMHC-S, NCC | April 28, 2023

    “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Philippians 4:8 (NIV)

    • Peace
    • God's Word
    • Anxiety
    • Parenting
  • Starving Our Scarcity Mindset

    Lysa TerKeurst | April 27, 2023

    “These were his instructions to them: ‘The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.’” Luke 10:2 (NLT)

    • Hope
    • God's Plan
    • Comparison
    • Contentment
  • The Unexpected Gift of Kind Words

    Carolyn Lacey | April 26, 2023

    “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)

    • Taming the Tongue
    • Grace
    • Encouraging Others
  • Lift That Shield

    Sarah Freymuth | April 25, 2023

    "The LORD is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him." Psalm 28:7 (ESV)

    • Strength
    • Trusting God
    • Faith
  • Our Father Invites Us To Ask Audaciously

    Becky Harling | April 24, 2023

    “Give us today our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11 (NIV)

    • God's Plan
    • God's Timing
    • Prayer
  • Learning To Chase God’s Glory Through Each Day

    Dorina Lazo Gilmore-Young | April 21, 2023

    "Moses said, 'Please show me your glory.' And [God] said, 'I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name "The LORD." And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.'" Exodus 33:18-19 (ESV)

    • Knowing God
  • What if the Person I'm Struggling To Forgive Is Me?

    Lysa TerKeurst | April 20, 2023

    “Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, ‘I will confess my transgressions to the LORD.’ And you forgave the guilt of my sin.” Psalm 32:5 (NIV)

    • Testimony
    • Healing
    • Shame
    • Forgiveness
  • Humbled Success

    Heather MacFadyen | April 19, 2023

    “He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.” Psalm 25:9 (NIV)

    • God's Plan
    • Contentment
    • Humility
  • Why Your Story Matters

    Sharon Jaynes | April 18, 2023

    "Come and listen, all you who fear God, and I will tell you what he did for me." Psalm 66:16 (NLT)

    • Testimony
    • Identity in Christ
  • Help for the Weary Woman

    Brenda Bradford Ottinger | April 17, 2023

    “Then he began to wash the disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel he had around him.” John 13:5b (NLT)

    • Serving Others
    • Endurance
    • Comfort
    • Obedience
  • When God Hasn't Given You the Desires of Your Heart

    Grace Valentine | April 14, 2023

    “Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 (NIV)

    • Waiting on God
    • Desires
    • Contentment
  • God Sees, God Knows, God Cares

    Lysa TerKeurst | April 13, 2023

    “For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to give strong support to those whose heart is blameless toward him. You have done foolishly in this, for from now on you will have wars.” 2 Chronicles 16:9 (ESV)

    • God's Character
    • Trusting God
    • Surrender
  • Hope for the Overlooked Heart

    Whitney Akin, COMPEL Training Member | April 12, 2023

    “So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, ‘You are a God of seeing,’ for she said, ‘Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.’” Genesis 16:13 (ESV)

    • God's Perspective
    • Loneliness
    • Comfort
    • God's Love
  • If You’re Not Where You Thought You Would Be

    Meghan Ryan | April 11, 2023

    “His delight is not in the strength of the horse, nor his pleasure in the legs of a man, but the LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love." Psalm 147:10-11 (ESV)

    • Grace
    • God's Plan
    • Comparison
    • Contentment

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