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  • Giving God the Intentional and Unintentional Moments

    Jeff Gissing | November 7, 2023

    “And you must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are on the road, when you are going to bed and when you are getting up.” Deuteronomy 6:5-7 (NLT)

    • Sanctification
    • Parenting
    • Family
    • Surrender
  • Truth for When Fear Hijacks Your Mind

    Hannah Kuhn | November 6, 2023

    “Look unto me, and be ye saved …” Isaiah 45:22 (KJV)

    • Spiritual Warfare
    • Fear
    • Truth
  • The First Step to Finding Belonging

    Katy McCown | November 3, 2023

    “The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18 (ESV)

    • Comfort
    • Healing
    • God's Love
  • Trusting God

    Amanda Vohs | November 2, 2023

    “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

    • Justice
    • God's Character
    • God's Plan
  • O Come

    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth | November 1, 2023

    “You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth. Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up your might and come to save us!” Psalm 80:1b-2 (ESV)

    • Worship
    • Joy
  • Keeping Your Heart Open to New Friendships After You’ve Been Hurt

    Elizabeth Laing Thompson | October 31, 2023

    “I thought to myself, ‘I would love to treat you as my own children!’ ... I looked forward to your calling me ‘Father,’ and I wanted you never to turn from me.” Jeremiah 3:19 (NLT)

    • Healing
    • Relationships
    • Friendship
  • Hope Deferred but Not Denied

    Joni Eareckson Tada | October 30, 2023

    “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 (NIV)

    • God's Plan
    • Heaven
    • Hope in Uncertainty
  • Finding God’s Provision in Unexpected Places

    Meghan Ryan | October 27, 2023

    "When the people of Israel saw it, they said to one another, 'What is it?' For they did not know what it was. And Moses said to them, 'It is the bread that the LORD has given you to eat.'" Exodus 16:15 (ESV)

    • Provision
    • God's Character
  • When God Isn’t Doing What You’re Praying For

    Lysa TerKeurst | October 26, 2023

    "'For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,' declares the LORD. 'As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.'" Isaiah 55:8-9 (NIV)

    • Trusting God
    • Waiting on God
    • Prayer
  • Fight, Flight or Face It

    Taylor Stuart | October 25, 2023

    “You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the LORD will give you, Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them tomorrow, and the LORD will be with you.” 2 Chronicles 20:17 (NIV)

    • Hope in Uncertainty
    • Worship
    • Perseverance
  • Searching After God’s Rest

    Mary Folkerts, COMPEL Training Member | October 24, 2023

    "... Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness … Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart; they have not known my ways.’ As I swore in my wrath, ‘They shall not enter my rest.’” Hebrews 3:7-8, 10-11 (ESV)

    • Rest
    • Decisions
  • Guiding Your Daughter Through Friendship Struggles

    Blythe Daniel | October 23, 2023

    “Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.” Ephesians 4:15 (NIV)

    • Friendship
    • Parenting
  • When Grief Grows and Loss Lingers

    Rachel Marie Kang | October 20, 2023

    “Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.” Luke 24:52 (NIV)

    • Perseverance
    • Emotions
    • Grief
  • The Powerful Practice That Protects Your Heart From Bitterness

    Elizabeth Laing Thompson | October 19, 2023

    “But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:44-45a (NLT)

    • Forgiveness
    • Prayer
  • Taking on the Identity of Christ

    Karen Wingate | October 18, 2023

    “Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children.” Ephesians 5:1 (NLT)

    • Sanctification
    • Identity in Christ
  • Resting in God’s Goodness When Your Story Shifts

    Sarah Frazer | October 17, 2023

    “... I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The LORD.’” Exodus 33:19a (ESV)

    • God's Character
    • Testimony
  • New Year’s Eve Excitement on a Monday Morning?

    Lori Snyder, COMPEL Training Member | October 16, 2023

    “This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 (ESV)

    • Gratitude
    • Attitude
    • Joy
  • A Slow and Safe Place

    Sarah Freymuth | October 13, 2023

    "Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised." Hebrews 10:35-36 (ESV)

    • Strength
    • Encouragement
    • Perseverance
  • When Worst-Case Scenarios Want To Write the Story

    Lysa TerKeurst | October 12, 2023

    “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)

    • God's Faithfulness
    • God's Plan
    • Perspective
  • Three Loving Promises To Help Release Stress and Find Rest

    Bonnie Gray | October 11, 2023

    “Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.” James 4:8a (ESV)

    • Anxiety
    • Rest
    • Stress

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