What’s Lurking in Your Spam Folder?

I try to check my Spam folder with some regularity. I’ve found a few important emails that fell through the cracks or somehow didn’t make it to my inbox, so I try to scan the Spam folder weekly, but I have to admit . . . I dread the job. Immediately I’m hit with all kinds of strange names and titles in the subject lines. People are hawking everything from flab-control pills to lonely senior...

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Holiness May be Different Than What You’ve Thought

When you hear the word “Holiness” what’s your first thought? Do you picture a gray haired little old lady wearing her hair stacked in a bee hive on her head? Do you picture a bland and solemn life where “fun” is banned? If that’s your idea of holiness, trust me—that’s not God’s idea. The more I study the work of the Holy Spirit, the more I see a pattern: these two words keep...

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My Dirty Heart

I have one of those faces. You know . . . the kind that shows every thought. My friends can always tell if I disagree with something or if I'm trying really hard to cover shock or disappointment. I've always been bad at hiding anything. So, several years ago I determined that, if my thoughts and attitudes were going to be so obviously displayed, rather than trying to perfect new facial expressions–I needed to purify my heart! “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8).

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Breaking Free

Dr. Juli Slattery is doing a few guest posts for me this week and I’m also encouraging you to go to this website to read (or listen online) to chapter one of Pulling Back the Shades. Today theatres will open their doors to an audience that is hungry for a new genre in the film industry: the glorification of sexual abuse. If you’ve been sucked into the “Fifty Shades of Grey” phenomena, I...

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Shedding Light on Sexual Addiction

Last Spring, Juli Slattery and Dannah Gresh released, Pulling Back the Shades. They want to pull back the shades of Grey for you to see God’s truth about how Fifty Shades of Grey and other books and movies in this genre can be destructive to your life. Today’s post from Juli isn’t about the movie, but is about a common struggle for women: sexual addiction. Juli’s approach is biblical and...

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