One Amazing Story from the Marshall Fire

By Dennis Rainey | January 17, 2022 | 4 Comments

Today’s post is by my best friend, my husband Dennis. He is man of many gifts, one of which is telling stories. It’s always been true of him but I’ve just recognized it clearly in these last four years and both of us are learning and relearning things about each other. Today he is telling […]

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When God Doesn’t Give You What You Desperately Want

By Kristen Clark | January 12, 2022 | 3 Comments

Today’s post is by Kristen Clark.  Kristen has confronted first hand what it’s like to ask God for a deep desire of our hearts, but to receive in answer what can be perceived as a deep disappointment. We hope you will enjoy her story and hearing about God’s work in her life.   Standing in […]

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Create in Me in 2022

By Barbara Rainey | January 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

As an artist I especially enjoy thinking of Jesus, who created the universe, “who holds all things together” (Colossians 1:17) as the Divine Artist. The maker of snowflakes! The intricate delicacy of each tiny crystalline form speaks of brilliant design. (If you want a reminder, look at these stunning photos.) The Trinity of Beauty cannot create […]

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Friends and Family #12 – Looking Forward to 2022

By Barbara Rainey | December 28, 2021 | 4 Comments

Merry Christmas everyone! December began with three days for Dennis and me in a cabin at Mount Magazine, the highest mountain in Arkansas. The views are truly impressive. We enjoyed the slower pace and the opportunity to focus on writing with no distractions. I started a writing series of blog posts on “Disappointed With God” […]

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How to Remember Jesus on Christmas Morning: An Easy 10 Minute Idea

By Barbara Rainey | December 13, 2021 | 5 Comments

Have you been tempted to lose the celebration of Christ’s birth in a swirl of fairy tales and merchandising? Have you trivialized the stunning miracle of God becoming human with toys, tinsel, and shopping trips in a frenzy of preparation for Christmas morning? You might have started strong with weekly Advent readings with your family, but the […]

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