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Living Inside-Out: A Conversation With Christy Nockels

  • February 25, 2021
  • By: Beth Matheson

As a young and busy mom, worship leader Christy Nockels had a realization that changed everything: She’d been living her life in the wrong order. Find out how Christy went from being controlled by her schedule to living and ministering from a heart of rest.

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Unlikely Heroes: Women in Bible Translation

Two single women become Bible translation pioneers for generations to come.
  • February 1, 2021
  • By: Melissa Paredes

As human beings, we often have a narrow lens of understanding. We can often find ourselves to be near-sighted — we have no true concept of the big picture, like God does. But God is limitless in his understanding, and he is the God of...

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What Are You Waiting On?

A look at Psalm 27.
  • December 21, 2020
  • By: Beth Matheson

The psalmist David frequently experienced times of waiting, but the way he waited transformed him — and it can change you too.

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The Now Victory in This Not-Yet Season

  • December 1, 2020
  • By: Beth Matheson

The night that Jesus was born was dark. Injustice and oppression was still great, but the newborn King’s triumph was already secured. In a season of not-yet, his victory was now. So how can we learn to live in victory during our "not-yet" seasons of life?

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The Weight of Grace

  • March 16, 2020
  • By: Beth Matheson

What does it look like to receive grace upon grace? Paul presented a stunning picture of God’s layer-by-layer grace in Ephesians 1 containing truths and takeaways we should explore.

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Relational Prayer: Talking With God as His Friend

  • July 22, 2019
  • By: Beth Matheson

When we treat prayer like a transaction — an exchange of our pious words for God's services — we can become convinced that God doesn't hear us or care about us. But what would it look like to treat our prayer lives as relational instead of transactional?

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Show Up: A Call to Engagement

  • July 8, 2019
  • By: Beth Matheson

Choosing to engage with people or service opportunities isn't always easy. What does it look like to show up, even when we don't know what will happen?

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Be Owned: A Call to Holiness

  • June 10, 2019
  • By: Beth Matheson

Holiness can’t be attained by practice or force of will because it’s not about simply being good; it’s about being owned. Learn more about what it looks like to be owned by God and called to holiness.

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Let Go: A Call to Repentance

  • May 27, 2019
  • By: Beth Matheson

An uncomfortable, fundamental reshaping of our hearts forces us to see beyond ourselves to the truth that life isn’t all about us. God calls his children out of the wild grasping and into the confidence of knowing we’re cradled securely in his arms.

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Named By Jesus: Invited Into Purpose

  • May 22, 2019
  • By: Beth Matheson

The words and labels we internalize about us can carry incredible power, and they can often be hard to outrun. Two people in Scripture know this well: Simon Peter and Mary Magdalene.

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Seen by Jesus: Invited Into Dignity

  • February 25, 2019
  • By: Beth Matheson

Being seen, acknowledged and known by Jesus gives us a steadiness that allows us to name, own and move beyond our brokenness rather than be defined and bound by it.

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Beauty from Brokenness: A Conversation with Ellie Holcomb

  • February 22, 2019
  • By: Beth Matheson

Award-winning singer and songwriter Ellie Holcomb has a beautiful life. That beauty comes not just from the sweet moments, but the difficult seasons too. Ellie talks about how every aspect of her life, including her songwriting, is rooted in the truth of Scripture.

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