• Encouragement
    The Power of Encouragement

    They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.  Psalm 112:7 NIV The diagnosis comes. It’s devastating: a year, possibly two, maybe as many as 5 at best. Now what?...

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  • Daily Devotional
    August 17, 2018-Boomerang of Encouragement

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we...

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  • Daily Devotional
    June 12, 2018-The Hope Button

    By Arlene Pellicane— Today’s Truth  “Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope…” (Lamentations 3:21, NIV).  Friend to Friend  Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a hope button? Something you could just press when you...

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  • Chainsaws, Rosebushes, and Other Detriments To Marriage

    By Kimberly Rae –  My mother has always loved rosebushes. I think perhaps her favorite was a climbing rosebush that grew right outside the kitchen window of my small, childhood home in Jacksonville, Florida. It started out...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    March 6, 2018-He is Faithful

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Therefore encourage one another and build each other up (1 Thessalonians 5:11). Friend to Friend The red bird gently landed on the tree branch in front of the kitchen window.  Carla gasped...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Daily Devotions
    September 15, 2017-Love at First Fight

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Therefore encourage one another and build each other up (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NIV). Friend to Friend Like all relationships, the marriage relationship has a certain dynamic. If one person changes, then the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Daily Devotions
    August 22, 2017-That One Lost Sheep

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another (Romans 12:5). Friend to Friend Sometimes it is the little things that really get to me....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Daily Devotion
    August 18, 2016-Let’s Be Encouragers!

    By Mary Southerland− Today’s Truth Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints (Philemon 1:7, NIV). Friend to Friend I recently read about an African tribe...

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  • October 29, 2015-The Power of One Word From You

    By Sharon Jaynes− Today’s Truth Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body (Proverbs 16:24 ESV). Friend to Friend I was wandering around the tourist area of the Leaning Tower...

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    Broken No More

    By Jeanie Waters– I think the reason that my favorite movies are those movies of personal comebacks is because they tell the story of a real life person that gets their own comeback. They defeat the odds,...

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  • How to Keep Focused on God’s Goodness

    By Pamela V. Carmichael− Have you had one of those days or weeks lately when nothing seems to go right? Have you felt like your life hasn’t been going as you’d hoped, dreamed, prayed for and worked...

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    7 Ways to Receive Your Breakthrough – Part II

    By Pamela Carmichael – Now when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to search for David. And David heard of it and went down to the stronghold. The...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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