Category: Guest Post

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Monday 22nd June 2015

Finding Faith in Failure

Finding Faith in Failure

Finding Faith in Failure By Jenni DeWitt Standing in our church one night after Bible study, surrounded by age-old polished wood and gold accents, I confided in my friend Janet how nervous I was for an upcoming radio interview. It would be broadcast live to thousands and just thinking about it ...

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Thursday 4th June 2015

When Friendship Tangles our Heart

Few things can knot up our confidence like the hurt received from another woman. Let's not be tangle-makers.

When Friendship Tangles our Heart By Carey Scott Weeks had gone by and she still hadn’t called. An argument years earlier changed our friendship, moving it from familiar to strained with one unforeseen moment. We rarely disagreed, but this one shook the foundation. Our relationship hasn’t been ...

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Monday 4th May 2015

Confessions From a So-Called “Prayer Expert”

Confessions From a  So-Called "Prayer Expert"

Confessions From a So-Called “Prayer Expert” By Kelly O’Dell Stanley Whenever someone refers to me as an expert on prayer, I want to laugh out loud. Then I feel embarrassed for being such a hypocrite—after all, I did write a book about prayer. It’s not an illogical conclusion. ...

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Friday 9th January 2015

Four Ways to Bring Better Hospitality into Your Life

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Do you consider yourself a hospitable person? Does hospitality overwhelm you? We’re taking the guess-work and fear out of hospitality over at the Grace Table website today. I’m sharing four ways to bring better hospitality into your life. (I learned them from my 90-year-old friends, ...

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Wednesday 24th September 2014

Maybe We’re All Recovering From Something

Maybe We're All Recovering From Something

I feel an old anxiety rising up in me, as I tap at these computer keys. Maybe this is how a recovering alcoholic would feel if she walked into a dimly lit tavern, where ice cubes clink against glass and the bartender counts out the glug-glug-glugs from a tipped bottle. Someone else will have to ...

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Friday 25th July 2014

When I Asked God to Break My Heart

When I Asked God to Break My Heart

I know mothers who think they’re not mother enough, pastors who think they’re not pastor enough. I know accomplished Christian writers who think they’re not writer enough. One of the most famous artists in history thought he wasn’t artist enough: “I have offended God and mankind because my work ...

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Tuesday 24th December 2013

Featured #TellHisStory Writer: Pastor Dave VanderLaan

Featured #TellHisStory Writer: Pastor Dave VanderLaan

A Christmas Cup of Coffee By Dave VanderLaan Two friends were talking one December morning over a breakfast of eggs, bacon, toast, pancakes and one of those bottomless pots of coffee. After catching up about the kids and the wives, various mechanical difficulties with their cars, and doing an ...

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