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Chasing God-sized Dreams

  Hi friend! Is there a dream burning inside you? Is it safely harbored in your heart or has it been tossed against the rocks? Do you struggle to know what to do with it?  Let’s be honest here. Dreams inspire but they can also be frightening.

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Restore: The Story of Compassion for a Girl Trafficked

She volunteers with Restore Her. As a victim of sexual abuse herself, Beth is a perfect person to love on the young girls in this place . . . the only long-term care facility existing within the United States for trafficked minors.   Here’s a story she shared with

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Back On Track With Blog, New Ministry, and Upcoming Book

Hi friends! Some of you may be wondering what’s been happening at The Warming House. If you stopped here over the past two weeks, you encountered a jumbled mess! I have been stuck in the land of technological chaos. My site crashed and it took

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Our Crazy Adventure in Tornado Alley

7:33 a.m. “Stay weather alert today. OKC forecast is high to extreme risk of thunderstorm with tornado potential.” Clint We were on track to travel to Moore, Oklahoma to help with cleanup. The arrangements I had made for lodging and work assignments fell through on

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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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How God Intersected With a Couchsurfer at Passion 2013

One of the things I love about God is the way he pursues us . . . and how waits for us to recognize him there . . . desiring, patiently yearning, wanting to give us so much more than we could ever find in this

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Get This and People Will Follow Your Leadership

Yay! The 2012 election cycle is setting on the landscape of human history. That makes me so happy! This one’s been really tough. Some of the behavior I’ve seen has rattled me. Makes me wonder how it’s impacted our youth.  They’ve watched American citizens spewing hatred. Campaigners,

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Leadership: A Dangerous Characteristic to Avoid

“Everything rises and falls on leadership. And leadership truly develops from the inside out. If you can become the leader you ought to be on the inside, you will be able to become the leader you want to be on the outside.” 21 Indispensable Qualities

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Great Leaders Unite People

u·ni·ty 1. the state of being one; oneness. 2. a whole or totality as combining all its parts into one. 3. concord, harmony, or agreement. Years ago, God prompted me to implement a learning center Sunday school program in the church where I was on staff. In this dynamic, interactive program, children rotate to various learning centers . . . great for the kids/more work

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What a Great Leader Never Does

The other day, my son and his friends were talking about the presidential candidates. One of his friends said, “If you look past all the bad things Obama has done, he’s really a great leader.” Interesting line of thought. Good leadership is critical to the

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