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When Mother’s Day Isn’t What You Expect

When Mother’s Day Isn’t What You Expect

Mothering comes in all shapes and sizes, forms and facets. Some of you are super-mommas, step mommas, grand-mommas, spiritual mommas, dads-who-play-mom-and-dad, single mommas, foster mommas, super-aunts, bio-mommas, pet mommas, mommas-by-adoption. Mother’s Day can be...

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7 Ways to Love on Teachers

Day after day. Week after week. Month after month. Year after year. Teachers pour sweat, sanity, and sleeplessness into what they do for our kids and communities. They may oversee your kiddo’s pre-school class, lead your Sunday School class, teach your third grader...

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What The Names You’ve Embraced Say About You

What The Names You’ve Embraced Say About You

Meet my friend, Lori. Lori Wilhite is the founder of Leading and Loving it-- an amazing resource and Re:Treat for women in ministry and pastors’ wives (PS: if this is you, COME to the event this fall. You won't want to miss it.) She's married Jud Wilhite, Senior...

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Without This One Thing Your Soul Will Be Like Swiss-Cheese

Without This One Thing Your Soul Will Be Like Swiss-Cheese

This past weekend I attended a special meeting with Leadership Network which serves churches throughout the United States and world. Through every message, especially one taught by Larry Osbourne, a theme emerged. This one word is potent. It shapes our attitudes, our...

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What is the Role of Women in the Bible?

What is the Role of Women in the Bible?

This Lenten season, I was struck once again by the presence of women at Jesus' tomb. Even in its brevity, Mark's Gospel makes mention that Mary of Magdalene, Mary mother of James, and Salome were the first to see the resurrected Christ. Throughout the Gospels, we see...

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The Hard Truth about the Gospel of Mark

The Hard Truth about the Gospel of Mark

One theme I’ve noticed as I’ve been reading Mark’s Gospel for Lent is the shroud of mystery. Mark, who was a disciple of Peter, uses language of disclosure and hiddenness and secrets when describing Jesus’ life and death. Have you noticed it? Bonus challenge: as part...

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Tax Advice from Jesus

Tax Advice from Jesus

To bait-and-trap Christ, the Pharisees, Herodians, Sadducees, and teachers of the law pepper him with questions. Can you pay taxes to the rulers of the world while still honoring the God of Israel? This week in Remarkable during the Lent Challenge, we’re reading Mark...

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Why You Must Bake Matza in Under 18 Minutes

Why You Must Bake Matza in Under 18 Minutes

From the time the water hits the flour to pulling the hot bread from the oven, only 18 minutes are allowed to pass to be considered unleaven. Where does the 18 minutes come from? Last week I went on a gastro-adventure while researching for Taste and See: An Aspiring...

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