Spiritual Growth

Resources to help further your understanding of our core beliefs and enrich your spiritual health.

Too Full

Sometime ago, I mentioned how spätzle has been a staple in our household for generations. What’s really a nominal food for most German families is a real treat for us. Spätzle mealtime is a big to-do. It’s difficult to...

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Paul’s Prayer List for the Church

Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; That the God of our Lord...

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When the Enemy Comes In

Recently, when spending time with family, my two-year old nephew approached me. He carried a Bop It, and wanted it turned on. But, with an innocent arm gesture toward the game, I learned in a matter of seconds that...

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Your Go-To God

Inhaling the sweet scent, with hints of vanilla wafting up my nostrils, I gently smoothed the piece of paper in front of me with my fingertips. Drooping my head to be level with the table, I gazed at the...

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The Faithful Fan Club

When I was in grade school, fan clubs were all the craze. A group of people would bind together and proclaim themselves die-hard fans of a certain product, event, or person. (Mind you this was at the core of...

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Hurting Before Healing

I remember the day I sat in the doctor’s office, letting the words of my physician digest somewhere in my brain. She was telling me I needed to be cut open and my insides ripped out. This would provide...

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As I child I remember learning early on that seemingly innocent and harmless remarks (as a statement or a question), could actually be the worse thing you could say. From uttering these words, you could have your mouth washed...

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Practical Holiness: Christian Liberty

The Call to Liberty As born-again Christians, we have been called unto liberty (freedom) (Galatians 5:13). However, sometimes people use this freedom to throw out God’s moral law in an attempt to eliminate the misapplication of the whole law...

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It’s Not All About the Cookies

There are people who tell time by clocks, stars, weather, or the seasons. But, there’s another group of people in the world who chart the year by one specific event: Girl Scout cookie sales. As a former Girl Scout,...

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I’ve been created with a unique talent most people don’t have in this life. It has taken years to cultivate, although garnered with little-to-no practice, and I’ve excelled to levels that are unprecedented in this world. This gift even...

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Bible Studies

Are you curious to know more? The Bible holds every answer we seek, but sometimes it can be a little daunting to dive right into reading. That's what makes Bible studies so great. We can help guide you through God's Word and show you the impact it can have in your life.