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Process Not Just Destination 7/2/2021

by Staci Stallings The longer I live and the more I write, the more I realize that life is a process not a destination. When I was younger, I absolutely thought of life as a destination. If I could just get through this test or that project… If I could get to Junior […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Dangerous Pursuits & The Bounty Hunter’s Bride

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Dangerous Pursuits 15 Stories From Today’s Most Popular Mystery and Suspense Authors by Ronie Kendig Crisp Days. Cold Nights. Dangerous Pursuits. The chill of fall brings with it a hint of peril in Dangerous Pursuits, a clean and Christian suspense anthology featuring some of today’s most popular female authors. […]

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Creativity On Demand

by Staci Stallings Creativity is an odd animal. It has to be constantly fed, but there is no routine to its needed diet. You cannot coddle it nor coax it.  It will come out and play when it’s ready and not a second before that. Forcing it to do anything will result in […]

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A Triumphant Church 5/25/2021

by Suzanne D. Williams A minister I listen to often says we place all our faith in the rapture and very little in the gospel. How true this is. The church as a whole has placed all its hope in a future event. We’ve said to ourselves we’ll pace and struggle until Jesus sweeps us away […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: A Devotional for the Forgotten Mom & Homebound Journey

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes A Devotional for the Forgotten Mom by Rebekah Barnes Do you ever feel forgotten as a mom? This book was written for any mom who has ever felt “forgotten.” Stepmoms, foster moms, adoptive moms, moms with grown children, single moms, working moms—you fill in the blank. As a mom […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Henri’s Blessings & Matt Bannister: Books 1-9

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Henri’s Blessings by Jana Rodgers In the early 1800’s, life on the homestead was trying at best. For Henrietta, orphaned at thirteen, and left to care for her two younger siblings, life is especially hard. For the past few years, her main focus has been to simply survive and […]

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Alleluia 2/23/2021

by Suzanne D. Williams I feel Him in the garden, my hands in the soil, plucking weeds, rearranging this and that. He hovers over me, as delighted in my efforts to seed and grow things, as if it were that first moment of Creation. He is mighty. I am not. But the life He poured into […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: TO DIE BADLY & The Royal Potters Shop

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes TO DIE BADLY A Short Story by Terry Soileau A short story about the hanging of the abolitionist, John Brown, featuring characters from the author’s previously published novel, A DIFFERENCE OF PURPOSE.     The Royal Potter’s Shop by Ken Prat “Welcome. Come on in.” Take a trip with […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Finding Praise in the Storm 11/23/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil I’m not sure another girl was so totally blessed as I was. God blessed me with parents that walked out excellent examples for me to emulate. My dad never met a stranger. There were times we would be out in public together and next thing I knew, he was missing. That’s […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 11/10/2020

by Jim Hughes Ps. 119:160 All your words are true; all your laws will stand forever. ALL means all. There is not one word God has recorded in the Scriptures that is not true. Like it or not, God has declared what is truth. He who tries to water it down or adapt […]

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