Spiritual Growth

Insights to help guide and develop faith and trust in God.

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Controlled Burn in Preparation for Renewal
I don’t know about you, but I am glad 2020 is in full swing, and many people have told me they feel the same way! 2019 was very challenging for me. I like to think that the challenges I faced made me a better Christian and that I’ve grown from them. The truth is, most…
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Keeping Christ Close while Facing your Worst Fear
Imagine facing your worst fear. Do you know how you would handle it? Do you think God would be there to help you? I can answer these questions because one of my worst fears came true.       Keeping Christ Close while facing your worst fear became the most important thing to me. Struggles…
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How to Overcome Obstacles Through Faith
An obstacle is anything that gets in our way and is not usually expected or desired. Learning how to overcome obstacles begins very early in life. Babies learn how to crawl around furniture, toys, and people. As we grow, the opportunities to learn how to overcome obstacles increase in number and size. In adulthood, the…
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Reckless and Audacious Prayer
I’m trying to pray reckless prayers. Reckless and Audacious. Reckless because I am not concerned about what others think about my prayer. Audacious, which is not a word that gets used every day, because I need a boldness that isn’t always appropriate. Reckless Prayer Requires Courage Dictionary.com uses such phrases as “recklessly brave” and “recklessly…
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What Does it Mean to be Chosen by God?
Have you wondered, what does it mean to be chosen by God? I hope so because it is a life-changing question that will lead you on a journey of revelation and growth. Nothing is required for us to be chosen by God. Jesus already accomplished our salvation over 2000 years ago on a cross. I…
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Jesus is a Different Kind of King and We are His Royalty
Jesus is a different kind of King and we are His royalty! But in January, for the people of New Orleans, eyes are on the Kings and Queens of carnival as “King’s Day” is celebrated January 6. Kings Day Traditionally January 6 represents the day the three Wise Men brought gifts to baby Jesus. In…
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