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Pride is a Terrible Houseguest: A Duggar PostScript

Pride is a Terrible Houseguest: A Duggar PostScript


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Well, it happened again. Over the last week, another “leader” has fallen in the Christian community. Of course it’s all over the Internet, people trying to reason it away, some in prayerful quiet, others openly criticizing—others praising the public apology.

But I wonder, as I have seen this play out in very personal ways in my own life (and many times in over the nearly 20 years my husband and I have spent in ministry) … I wonder if we’re really addressing the true culprit behind most of the destructive sin we see around us.

It’s not confined to church or ministry leaders. It’s just that they’re the best targets. They’re the easiest to see, after all. Take out a leader, and you’ve got a headline. Another black eye for the gospel. The church, and sadly, the message of Christ, takes another hit.

I figure it this way: Satan’s a lot of things, but He’s not stupid…Read More

Let’s Get Together!

Let’s Get Together!


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Hey Moms! We know you are busy…busy nurturing your families and trying to be the best mom you can be.  But our guess is you might also be a little tired…burnt out and running on empty. We have something JUST FOR YOU!  A Busy Mom Fearless Conference is coming to Indianapolis October 2,3!!! (This isRead More

When You Don’t Feel Strong as a Mom {Giveaway}

When You Don’t Feel Strong as a Mom {Giveaway}


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A few years ago, I had the privilege of meeting Arlene Pellicane in Little Rock. We were both there to record broadcasts with Family Life Today. We didn’t have more than a meal together but let me tell you, this woman has passion!  I think her new book will be a blessing to our awesomeRead More

Raising Kids to Depend on Jesus

Raising Kids to Depend on Jesus


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Here’s the thing. Our kids may have all the best toys and clothes. Our kids may have all the best opportunities, get in to the best colleges and have the best jobs. But without a dependence on God – it is all for nothing.Read More

A Quiet Exile—and An American Genocide

A Quiet Exile—and An American Genocide


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ex·ile ˈeɡˌzīl,ˈekˌsīl/ noun The state of being barred from one’s native country, typically for political or punitive reasons. Have you noticed that Christians have been relegated to the “little kids” table where most issues today are concerned? It’s like it’s Thanksgiving and we’re sitting at card tables in the spare bedroom while the grown-up, moreRead More

Can There Be “Pro-Choice” Christians?


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I wrote the following post on September 10, 2012. Given the disturbing and heartbreaking recent videos which expose Planned Parenthood for the evil that it is committing, I urge you to contact your state representative and ask them to join the movement to defund this murderous organization. In the United States, a half a billionRead More

Having a Creator Changes Everything

Having a Creator Changes Everything


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I flew over the Grand Canyon today on my way to speak for the Arizona Homeschool Convention. From 30,000 feet, there it was: God’s creation, on display for all to see. It’s breathtaking. Have you ever looked up into the sky and stopped to marvel at what you see? I can’t look up at theRead More