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“It should come as no huge surprise that the secular world is confused and off-base about the identity and calling of women. But what I find distressing is the extent to which (this) has taken hold even within the evangelical world. We see the fruit of that revolution as prominent Christian speakers, authors, and leaders promote an agenda, whether subtly or overtly, that encourages women to define and discover their worth in the workplace, in society, or at church, while minimizing (or even

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Motivation One Way Or Another

What is your driving force? What keeps you going everyday? Is it your job, your family, or your livelihood? When I write about motivation I am writing about what the driving force is behind keeping you moving in the direction you need to go each day. This applies to everyone no matter if you are self-employed, or a salesman, a home-based worker, a wife, author, or husband; motivation is required to keep us in the frame of mind we need to be in order...
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Have you ever felt like quitting God? Or have you ever thought of taking a break from your service unto God? This is the case with some believers. But, the truth is that it's not the Lord's will for you to draw back. And God doesn't take pleasure in those who draw back from the faith. So, this article tells why you should be steadfast and immovable in your walk with God.
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Some women may have a difficult time in managing their anxieties and fears. In addition, a woman’s self-esteem and self-confidence can also suffer. As a result, here is a list of techniques a woman can use to help manage their fears and improve their self-confidence. The first step a woman must do is to learn effective techniques that will manage their fears and anxieties. A person can seek help from a professional and they can read some books to get some ideas on how to m...
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Daily Devotional: Forgive Them

by Ken Barnes  

 They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!” Then falling on his knees, he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them!” Having said this, he fell asleep.”  (Acts 7:59-60 NASB)

Stephen prayed this prayer just as Jesus had done on the Cross.  These may be two of the most powerful and purest requests ever made of God.

A prayer of forgiveness is always against human nature.  It is normal to want to give

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Southern Baptists in Nashville for the denomination’s 2021 annual meeting heard a strong plea for gospel unity from Dallas pastor Tony Evans. The author of several books focused on God’s kingdom kicked off the 2-day Send Conference held prior to the business meeting. The conference, sponsored by the North American and International Mission Boards, also featured worship artists CeCe Winans, Michael W. Smith, and Crowder.

Evans started with message with an extended football metap

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Daily Devotional: The Grouch

 

by PamFord Davis  

 

‘You made my day!’

 

I want to have a sweet spirit.

 

Nobody wants to be around a grouch.

 

Sesame Street’s Oscar the Grouch is a well known fictional character.

 

I wonder if the creator had someone in mind.

 

Did he search the Scriptures?

 

Was Nabal on his mind?

 

David’s men made a reasonable request. The grouch refused.

 

“When David’s young men came, they spoke to Nabal in accordance with all these words in David’s name; then they waited. But Nabal answered David’s s

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Daily Devotional: Rain Showers

by PamFord Davis  

 

I’m tired of the rain. To be more specific, I’m tired of walking through the mud in our front yard. The same rain has led to flash flood watches and warnings in our area. Yet, showers are a blessing.

“I will make them and the places all around My hill a blessing; and I will cause showers to come down in their season; there shall be showers of blessing. Then the trees of the field shall yield their fruit, and the earth shall yield her increase. They shall be safe in their la

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Basic Meal & Menu Planning

As a basis for meals and menu planning, refer to the pyramid information mentioned earlier to make sure you have the basic food requirements met for all family members. Then cross check and plan by looking over basic food categories to target healthy foods to fit the lifestyles and health of everyone. For example, if someone has depression, add some foods mentioned above to his or her dietary plans that aid in the healing and prevention of depression. 

 

Meal planning also depends upon several f

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It's 6 in the morning. The alarm clock is buzzing, and you're thinking to yourself, "What's the point in getting up this early for work?" For some of us, the motivation is simply the desire to shut off the clock that is vibrating off the nightstand. But for others, it is truly self-motivation. It is an internal alarm clock that motivates a person to make the best of his or her day.
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It can be very difficult for a woman to balance home life with that of work, which is especially true with women bosses. Even for those who have risen to the top of the company ladder, women bosses are challenged everyday. For women bosses who are single, time may not be as much at issue as those who have children. When work becomes demanding, women bosses have to find a way to remain committed to their job while also making their children a priority above all else. It is...
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by Olawale Ogunsola  

 

 

Almost every man believes in one thing or personality or the other. No matter what, you have faith in someone or something. You can convince that you don't believe in anything or anyone and I will agree with you if you do not have a handset (mobile phone) or you do not ride any vehicle.

Whatever might be the brand of the mobile phone or vehicle that you ride, you believe in the product that it will work for you. You have faith in it. Do you know that it is possible for

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