3 Lies You’ve Been Believing About God (Part One)

By Barbara Rainey | May 25, 2018 | 7 Comments

{The first in a 3-part series} Is it possible you believe fairy tales about God? When I was a child I loved reading fairy tales and make-believe stories.  Somehow the lessons from those stories affected my view of God.  Though I also grew up going to church, when I became a new Christian in my […]

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Small Lies Add Up

By Barbara Rainey | May 23, 2018 | 4 Comments

A few years ago I saw a tweet from my son and I always read what my sons post on Twitter. Ben linked this article, The Surprisingly Large Cost of Telling Small Lies, and said in his tweet, “something I need to work on immediately.” Impressed with his transparency I opened the article and began […]

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Deep Cleaning the Heart of My Home

By Barbara Rainey | February 14, 2018 | 2 Comments

Three rectangular baskets sit in the bottom of the linen closet in our upstairs hallway. Willingly they open their arms to receive all the things I’ve decided I don’t need anymore: shoes, belts, a decades old set of heated hair rollers. These containers were so stuffed that the doors almost wouldn’t shut. So after putting […]

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5 Resolutions That Could Actually Change Your Life … #5: Embrace Your Body

By Barbara Rainey | January 31, 2018 | 7 Comments

“What lust is for men, comparison is for women,” said my friend Joanne.  She is right. The perpetually ugly sin of men, even old men, lusting after women has been exposed recently…again and again and again…in dozens of powerful men. We rightly say it is evil, selfish, an abuse of power. But do we women […]

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5 Resolutions That Could Actually Change Your Life … #4: Flip the Script

By Tracy Lane | January 24, 2018 | 14 Comments

“For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.” 1 Timothy 4:4 Do you ever dread all the things you have to do in a day? I used to. I’d hear myself thinking—and sometimes even saying out loud—I have to make my kids lunch. I […]

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