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Day 31: Compelled to Confess

Compelled to Confess Written by Gus Goggin Proverbs 28:13 Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy. Jesus had this strange habit of forgiving people of their sins. Two thousand years later, we accept that part…
Gus Goggin
April 9, 2019
Lent

Day 30: The Healing Power of Confession

The Healing Power of Confession Written By Madelyn Ferris I once heard a Mom loudly insist to her teenaged daughter, “You need to go to confession!”  I remember thinking how intimidated I would be to step into a private chamber and confess my sins: I’m…
Madelyn Ferris
April 9, 2019
Lent

Day 28: Service; The Other 98%

The Other 98% I was curious, so I added up all the days I’ve spent outside the United States. The total comes to 199 (about 1.4% of my life). I suppose that may not be too impressive. I have friends whose Total Days Outside the…
Jeremy Neckers
April 5, 2019
Lent

Day 27: Service

How Children Learn to Serve Written By Jill DuBois If you’ve ever been around a toddler, you know that serving others is not always an innate, natural response they have to someone else.  In a toddler’s defense, much of their life is waiting for others…
Jill Dubois
April 4, 2019
Lent

Day 26: Service

Service Where You Are: A Mother’s Perspective By Jessie Andry I was walking through a store the other day and I came across a mug with an interesting saying on it. In swirly gold lettering it read, “You have the same 24 hours a day…
Jessie Andry
April 4, 2019
Lent

Day 25: Submission

Saying ‘Yes’ to the Adventure Written by Debbie Fuller Submission - the word alone elicits an almost instinctive defensiveness. While for some people this is a legitimate response based on abuses by those in power, for most of us it is more about control (no…
Debbie Fuller
April 2, 2019
Lent

Day 24: Submission

Mouth Shut; Happy Heart  Written by Audrey Behrendt “Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ” Ephesians 5:21 When I first told my husband, Mike, that I was going to be participating in the “Write this Way” project and would be writing about…
Audrey Behrendt
April 2, 2019
Lent

Day 23: Submission (Not My Will, But Yours)

Not My Will, But Yours Written by Wil Davis “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”  Proverbs 3:5-6 (NKJV) He was 27 days old.…
Wil Davis
April 1, 2019
Lent

Day 22: Solitude

Solitude in Small Moments By Sarah Cooper Solitude. What do you think of when you hear the word solitude? What thoughts come to your mind when you think about solitude as a spiritual discipline? Does solitude make you feel sad, angry, afraid, lonely, or secluded?…
Sarah Cooper
March 27, 2019
Lent

Day 21: Solitude

One On One By Dwight Ferris One of my favorite memories as a kid was catching my dad in moments of solitude. We lived on a farm and in the evening, especially in the summer, when I was doing my daily chores before bed time,…
Dwight Ferris
March 27, 2019
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