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Mar

09 2017

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Delayed Answers

I remember when I asked God, “Why do you answer my small requests but don’t seem to answer the really important things?” Diane McBeth on delayed answers.

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Feb

09 2017

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Who Are You Afraid Of?

"I was really moving down the road when I felt like God said, “Who are you more afraid of?” I wanted to scream out, “Tom!!” . . . but I chose not to. I chose God. So I deliberately slowed the car." Diane McBeth on her first experience of receiving specific guidance from God.

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Feb

02 2017

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Catchy Fear

Over the past months, God has been calling many of you to pray. World events now give us even more reason to do so. The first in a series on prayer by Diane McBeth.

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Jan

24 2017

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Things I Wish People Said

When grief comes to a friend, we sometimes avoid talking about it because nothing seems to measure up to the situation. Any attempt we make just feels trite and awkward, yet grieving people really need your expressions of kindness. The final in Diane McBeth's series on consolation.

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Dec

22 2016

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Peace In Anxious Times

Christ's birth is evidence that God can overcome evil. A Christmas message from Diane McBeth.

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Dec

02 2016

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Thoughts on Consolation 3

"A wise Angolan pastor once asked me, “Why do white people cry alone?” Angolans know grief. They also know a side of grief that may be unfamiliar to us in North America. Diane McBeth continues her series on grief and consolation.

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Nov

09 2016

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Thoughts on grief and consolation 2: Staring Down The Wave

What can we expect with grief and what can we do about it? Varieties of grief mean varieties in pain. God also lifts us up in a variety of ways. Blog 2 in Diane McBeth's series on grief and Christ's consolation.

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Oct

24 2016

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Blog – Comfort Instead of Despair

Grief hits all of us. How do we move forward? The first in a series of blogs on the consolation of Christ by executive director Diane McBeth

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May

05 2016

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Earthen Vessels

We are vessels—humans God created from the dust of the ground. And yet our temporary, way-less-than-golden natures can still carry some of the glorious Spirit of Christ. That’s amazing. By Diane McBeth

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Apr

05 2016

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4 Obligations of Leadership

Moses led about two million stubborn people, through a desert, with few resources. What did he see as his primary obligations? You may be surprised what Diane McBeth says is #1 on the list.

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