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Join Me in Oklahoma for Clean-up

Hi friend! Next week I’ll be heading to Oklahoma with a group from our church to help our fellow human beings on this planet clean up the devastation from the tornado. We’ll arrive Friday evening (May 31st) so we’re ready to go first thing Saturday

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What You Can Do in the Aftermath of the Oklahoma Tornado

I can remember a time several years ago, when I drove to the high school to pick my children up after school. As I waited in the car line, the emergency sirens went off – tornado warning. School personnel urged parents inside to take shelter.

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Compassion and the True Meaning of Tolerance

Several years ago, we walked the journey of retribution and justice with a close friend who was convicted of a serious crime. He was deeply repentant and eaten up with regret. We were publicly persecuted for our actions. Compassion and Tolerance When our compassion extended

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Mercy Without Excuses

  One day my youngest son said to me, “Mom, how can people who don’t know God, know that God is good – unless God’s people are good to them?” Profound. I love how God speaks directly to my heart through my children. He’s so

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As Part of the Church are You Leading the Revolution or Just a Preener?

I’ve been running this blog for about two years now. All this time and I have rarely touched on the topic I’m most passionate about – the Church. Namely, mobilizing the body of Christ in the local church. Maybe it’s because I thought no one would

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Does Your Church Nurture Compassion?

Welcome to The Warming House! Glad you stopped by on this cold, snowy day. It’s warm and toasty here. Hope you’re warm and toasty wherever you are. So I’ve been working on a particular book for a lot of years. Recently, I’ve renewed my commitment

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Family Advent Calendar Christmas Readings and Activities

Christmas. A time to remember the day when God came to be with us in a body that could hug us, cry for us, speak verbally to us, kiss the cheeks of children, look into our eyes, wash our feet, give us food, heal our

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Tired of Negative News Stories? Read This Little Story of Kindness

With all the selfishness, hatred, greed, brutality, crime, and corruption we see in this world on a daily basis, I want to remind you that there are still good things happening all around us. They aren’t in the news or splashed across headlines, but they’re

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Helping Your Family Maneuver Through a “Homosexualized” Culture – Part Two

Last week I published the first post in this two-part series. It was my intention to put up this second post sooner but my husband and I received an unexpected opportunity to meet with a respected community leader this week regarding an idea for a

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God’s Welfare Plan

Welfare: Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need. God’s Welfare Plan Yes, God had a welfare plan. He is inherently concerned about those who struggle, so he implemented stipulations regarding gleanings. He instructed landowners not to reap to the corners

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