When the Woman Abused Was You

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Childhood sex abuse ranks among the most awful experiences a woman can have. But God heals. In this article by acclaimed author Dawn Scott Damon, you’ll discover potholes on the road to recovery. Her latest book When the Woman Abused Was You. Some women live for decades unaware of their abusive past. Others who were abused as children live in the shadows of shame, … Read More

Reaching a Child’s Heart for Christ

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Reaching a child’s heart for Christ is something every Christian parent desires, right? This honest post by guest writer Barbara Reaoch appeared first here on Revive Our Hearts and is used by permission. When I was asked to lead the Children’s Division at Bible Study Fellowship, I knew it was a great privilege. But how naïve and prideful I was to think my experience … Read More

What Do Your Words Really Say?

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Words: What do your words really say? After a fight with a loved one, don’t you feel bad? Perhaps you blew up. Maybe you gave the silent treatment. Either way, your hurtful words or your lack of any words but for your nonverbal communication – a slammed door, crossed arms, gritted teeth – speaks too. Communication is the process of … Read More

The Real Root of Sexual Sin?

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Do you know the real root of sexual sin? In this provocative article, Jon Bloom, whose article first appeared here on the Desiring God website, shares that the root of sexual sin is pride, and the most powerful weapon is. . .humility. The most powerful weapon against sexual impurity is humility. Patterns of sinful thought and behavior are fruits of a deeper … Read More

Hurt by Someone in Authority?

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Authority figures–whether fathers, husbands, church elders, government leaders, or employers–influence women’s lives. How we women respond to them reveals our hearts. This article by counselor Julie Ganschow appeared first here on her website and is used with permission.  When Authority Figures Disappoint Us As Christian women, we function in a world that is watching to see how we will respond to … Read More

Humility: Your Pathway to God

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Humility is the chief aim in the Christian life. You can’t love well or obey God without it. Humility is the ability to see yourself where you really are, “wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked” (Revelation 3:17). It lays the foundation for real contentment, confidence, and accurate self-knowledge. Pride, in contrast, causes spiritual blindness. 5 Upsides of Humility ONE: Leads … Read More

NOT Proud: Love Marker 4

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NOT Proud: This is love marker 4 in our Summer Love series! Based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, these love markers describe true love in the Church and also between spouses. Read “Patience: Love Marker 1” and “Kindness: Love Marker 2” and NOT Jealous: Love Marker 3. Do you want to grow in your marriage? Enjoy these blog posts by guest author Pastor Matthew … Read More

Overcoming ‘Killer’ Control

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Has a desire to control infested your heart? How to “kill” your longing to control. Guest writer Lee Lewis looks at the expression of control and shares truths to overcome control with the gospel. His article appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition blog and is used with permission. Pride in the human heart longs for control, and there … Read More

How to Serve God Through Parenting

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How do parents today serve God through parenting? In and out of the church, you can face parenting pressures, so how do Christians parents turn it around and serve God through parenting rather than conforming to the world? Here’s part two of a two-part series by guest blogger Sarah Walton. Read part one here. Sarah is a stay at home mom with four kids … Read More