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Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog of General Session 4: Tara Barthel

(Since I couldn’t both give the keynote and LiveBlog the keynote, I’ve done my best to serve you by including the video of what I actually said and my notes—of what I meant to say—in the LiveBlog replay mode. I hope these are a blessing to you.) ** Please note: Because I was the speaker, this LiveBlog is nowhere near the …

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Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog of General Session 3: Bishop Mouneer Anis

Bishop Mouneer Anis – Peacemaker Conference General Session 3

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It’s Really Possible to Reconcile the Most Broken Mother-Daughter Relationship

Words to Live By is re-airing my mother’s and my story this week and you are invited to listen in online! I mention this in particular for those of us whom God, in his sovereign goodness, had us grow up in an abusive childhood home. And now, years later, we may be struggling to interact with our parents in appropriate …

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Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog of General Session 2: Dale Pyne

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Peacemaker Conference LiveBlog of General Session 1: Paul Tripp

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Even I am starting to see a difference …

No matter what, I am SO grateful for the growth I am experiencing spiritually and the stability I am experiencing emotionally as I continue to turn away from my disordered affections. Beyond a shadow of a doubt, I am extremely grateful to have much LESS knee and back pain and for much MORE energy and stamina physically. (Lilikoi likes that a …

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: The Abiding Life – Friend of God

At next year’s PCA Women’s Leadership Conference, I will have the joy of co-teaching a workshop with (the brilliant and wonderful!) Ellen Dykas of Harvest USA. Interestingly, we will not be teaching on biblical peacemaking (me) or bringing the power of Christ to people broken by sexual sin (Ellen). Instead, we will be talking about intentional friendship, especially for women in …

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I Hate Conflict

Conflict is: Shocking Time-consuming Frightening Annoying Hurtful Insulting Embarrassing Ugly Painful Difficult Exhausting Dispiriting A total drag Sometimes we mess up—we’re selfish and defensive and prideful; we’re tired and grouchy and mean. Sometimes other people hurt us; they confront us when what we need is comfort; they criticize us when what we really could use is a little help; they …

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I Just Revised My Article on Losing 70 lbs to Add In One More Point re: “How I Got There”

My recent post on losing 70 of my 110 extra pounds continues to receive quite a lot of hits, so I’ve been thinking about its content more than I normally do re: old blogs. After days of mulling, I just revised the section on “How I Got There” (i.e., how did I go from a relatively healthy and strong woman …

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FREE Book on Sanctification by John Piper & David Mathis (with Contributions by Kevin DeYoung, Ed Welch, and Russell Moore)

Yah. I didn’t BLINK before I downloaded this! Acting the Miracle: God’s Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification John Piper & David Mathis general editors Contributions by Kevin DeYoung, Ed Welch, Russell Moore, & Jarvis Williams

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