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"I've had a hard life," Eager New Writer says. "It's an amazing story. All my friends say I need to write a book. I know it would be an encouragement to everybody who reads it." Just a few short years ago, I'd dread hearing those words because I knew the writer was most likely headed for a huge disappointment. Thankfully, that's not the case these days. Read more »
But the more I consider what God has done, the more I realize what a small part I am of it. I have nothing to offer but my flawed, sinful self. If there is any gifting or talent, it came from Him. If there is any good in me, it is Him. On my own, I'm weak and empty-handed. I have nothing to offer. But praise Him, He loves me anyway. Read more »
Friends, it's a joy to introduce my friend, author, speaker, and Christian Communicators graduate, Nan Jones, to you. Nan and I met many years ago when she attended one of the writing retreats Edie Melson and I used to lead in the beautiful North Carolina mountains. Since then we've watched her grow as a speaker and award-winning writer of The Perils of a Pastor's Wife. We feel like proud mamas! Read more »
It only takes a moment of watching the news, listening to the radio, or reading the headlines to know our culture is out of control. People are out of control. Read more »
It's the 3rd Tuesday, and time to look at lots of opportunities. Let's start with writing opportunities compiled just for you! Read more »
Today I'm honored to have Edie Melson as a guest for our Parting Word From The WORD. It's a lesson I needed to hear, and I think some of you might need it as well. Thank you for joining us, Edie. Read more »
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