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Recommended Life Group Studies & Resources

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What studies has your group enjoyed?  Let us know and we'll share with other groups. Click here to share.  Looking for a new study for your life group? Our leaders recommend these:   Life Group Study Recommendations: "Not a Fan" by Kyle Idleman"Forgotten God" by Francis...

Being God’s Ambassador (Bookstore Review)

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Instead of your average how-to parenting book, Tripp challenges us to take a hard look in the mirror and to be honest with ourselves on how we parent our children. He focuses on us as parents and how we should be teaching our children God’s grace through our actions. Because these little...

Whisper (Sherwood Oaks Bookstore Review)

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Did you know you are imprinted by God, and you not only bear His image but you know his voice? “It’s His voice that knit you together in your mother’s womb (Psalm 139:13). It’s His voice that ordained all your days before one of them came to be. It’s His voice that...

Fighting for Faith and Family (Bookstore Book Review)

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Becoming Mom Strong by Heidi St. John Heidi St. John, the writer behind The Busy Mom blog, has written an honest and insightful book on fighting for your family and faith in today’s world. Through personal stories and grounded biblical references, she ties the daily struggles of moms...

The Listening Life, Part Three

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(this is part three of a three part blog. Go here to begin the series) We are created to be God-listeners. What is more remarkable to me and even more awesome to consider, is that God listens to us. In fact, He is a God who bows down and listens to us. Ps. 86:1 David prays, “Bend down, O...

The Listening Life, Part Two

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(This is the second part in a series. Go here for the first part.) We fail to listen, and yet one of our deepest, intimate longings is to have someone listen to us. We all long to be heard…and therapy offices are filled with people who are not being listened to in their most important...

The Listening Life, Part One

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This morning I wanted to share a few thoughts about listening…which is a bit ironic because I’ve discovered I’m not very good at.  Until recently, if you had asked me to rate my listening skills, I would have given myself a high mark. I generally remember conversations...

Featured Book: Audacious

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Thirty years in the making, Audacious is a deep dive into the message that has compelled Beth Moore to serve women around the globe. Glancing over the years of ministry behind her and strengthening her resolve to the call before her, she came to the realization that her vision for women was...

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