How to Make Better Decisions

How to Make Better Decisions

Jennell Houts We make hundreds of decisions each day. From what to wear to work or eat for breakfast, to what kind of car to buy, or who to invite to a party. Of course, there are incredibly important decisions like who to marry or whether to move to a...

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Is it Wrong to Want Money?

Is it wrong to want money?

Jennell Houts Money is a controversial topic in many churches. Some churches teach that being rich is a sin, while others preach that it’s God’s will for them to be rich. Obviously there’s a disconnect here, so which is true? And how do we know? It’s important to understand what...

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5 Parenting Lessons from our Heavenly Father

5 parenting lessons from our heavenly father

Kim Thompson-Pinder My kids are adults now, and I am so proud of the beautiful, kind, responsible people that they have become. I am so thankful to the Lord that He taught my husband and me how to parent at each stage of their life. There were so many times...

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What to Do When You Feel Down

What to do when you feel down

Kim Thompson-Pinder Sarah sat staring at the TV, but not watching it. Her mind was going over the last few days and everything that had gone wrong. Do you remember that song, “Nobody likes me, everybody hates me, I think I’ll go eat worms”? Well, that is how she feels...

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10 Bible Verses That Have Changed My Life

10 Bible Verses That Have Changed My Life

Kim Thompson-Pinder I love God’s Word. For over twenty-five years now it has been a source of strength and has helped me to understand who God is in my life. I can honestly say that I read it almost every day. Over the years some verses have become my favourites,...

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10 Bible Verses to Read When You’re Stressed

10 Bible verses to read when you're stressed

Jennell Houts You don’t have to look far to find stressed-out, overwhelmed people everywhere. Sometimes we do it to ourselves by taking on too many responsibilities or activities; other times life seems to spin out of control with relationship or job challenges or financial or health issues. As Christians, we...

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Overcoming a Crisis of Faith

Overcoming a crisis of faith

Kim Thompson-Pinder Stephanie sat looking out of her window as the tears poured down cheeks. “How could this have happened? God, what did I do to deserve this?” Part of her was numb and could barely function. The other part of her was so mad and sad that she just...

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Which Books of the Bible Should I Read First?

Which Books of the Bible Should I Read First?

Kim Thompson-Pinder You have just received your first Bible, and you excitedly sit down to read it. You can’t wait to read God’s Word. You are hungry for it, but where to start? If you are like most people, you start at the beginning with Genesis. You read the stories...

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