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    MercyMe’s ‘Imagine Nation Tour’ Announces Fall 2019 Run with Crowder and Micah Tyler

    Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Louisville, Tulsa, Austin and Ft. Worth are among the stops planned for the fall continuation of  the “Imagine Nation Tour.” Multi-platinum selling MercyMe will spearhead the run alongside fellow GRAMMY® nominee Crowder and GMA Dove nominee Micah Tyler. Recent radio favorites “Best News Ever,” “Grace Got You” and “Even If” are housed on MercyMe’s most current album LIFER, and will be among the hits included in the evening of music. 2019 has reaped both GRAMMY® and Billboard Music Award nominations for the current American Music Award winners. The tour also comes on the heels of the box office shattering film I CAN ONLY IMAGINE inspired by frontman Bart Millard’s real-life story…

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    God’s Broken Family

    God’s Broken Family It’s tempting to freak out over the fact that our families are broken — to think that if we fix the issues of marriage, money, and faith, we’ll fix the future of our families, and voila! — all will be well. But in reality, broken families are not new. We all come from a broken family because God’s family is broken. The thing is, this isn’t the tragedy we assume. Broken is right where God wants us — and right where He can powerfully reassemble us. In the beginning, God created man and woman. Adam and Eve were a family, a man and a woman evidencing the image of God in…

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    Tim Tebow Film ‘Run The Race’ Hits Digital Platforms May 21

    Universal City, CA (May 14, 2019) Executive produced by all-star athlete and best-selling author Tim Tebow alongside his brother Robby Tebow, the inspiring hit film Run The Race debuts on digital platforms on May 21, 2019. The film will be available on Blu-ray and DVD at all retailers nationwide on June 18. A faith film everyone will enjoy, the family drama tells the exciting journey of two high school athletes and brothers who see their relationship tested as they seek different paths out of their troubled lives. The Tebow brothers’ feature film debut, Run The Race was one of the top 10 grossing films during opening weekend. A story about…

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    Name Your Thirst

    Whenever I ask a man to make a list of what his soul is thirsty for, I may as well be speaking Cantonese. Early in my own healing journey, my counselor encouraged me to talk about my longings. It was like trying to describe gravity. So to give men a place to start, I explain that people generally share seven core thirsts. Though this list is not exhaustive, it offers a straightforward way for you to begin to put words to what lies below the surface of your life: Attention—I long for people to like me. I long for your embrace. Affection—I long to be enjoyed. I long to be…

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    26.2…I couldn’t get the marathon runner’s emblem out of my head.  Even though I tried to dismiss the image, it wouldn’t go away. No, at this point in my life I was NOT going to take up running as my new form of exercise, but I felt that God had some lessons that He was trying to teach me.   Because my son and daughter-in-law are half-marathon runners, I have an elementary knowledge of the running world.  My husband and I have often cheered them on at races, however, I realized that I could learn so much more. I began asking them questions like “How do you train, what do…

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    White As Snow

    As a Central Louisiana and former East Texas resident, I don’t have many opportunities to see snow, unless I’m traveling further north.  What really strikes me as I sit at home today on a rare snow day, especially on a day when the sun hasn’t stolen the white crystals away yet, is the brightness I see when I look outside.  It may not be apparent in the picture I posted, but the dreariness of the sky does not affect the piercing glow of the snow-covered immaculate landscape. Time off from school.  Time to think and pray and ponder.  Catching up on emails, reading blogs, looking at pictures of other snowy yards, watching video…

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    Work – Life Balance

    It was one of those mornings, I just didn’t want to wake up to work. It was alright though, as I was going to work from home. I lazyly woke up, brushed my teeth, and got ready for my 8 AM call, which was my first meeting for the day. My mom comments as I cozy up in my plush throw to take my call, “You should work hard for your pay you know.” In agreement, I respond, “Yes, but study shows it is good to have a lazy day once in a while, makes you more productive on other days.”   I feel lucky to have a full-time job…

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    How To Re-ignite The Fire

    Remember the day you gave your life to Christ? You were filled with such joy and excitement! It felt like you were ready to take on the world and share with everyone you encountered the greatness of Jesus. I’m sure just thinking about it right now is probably nostalgic, what happened? What happened to that fire inside of you? Where did it go?   All is great at the beginning but  somewhere in our journey our fire starts to die without us realizing it and within a blank of an eye we can be left fireless, and stuck in our relationship with God. This happens to most of us, but…

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    The Sound of the Brass Bell

    As the ornately embossed brass bell rang out in the orderly classroom, every little soldier knew what that meant. Everyone was to be seated with eyes to the front, feet on the floor, and mouths zipped shut. Any nonconformity was simply not tolerated. Children quickly understood that foolishness would result in the crack of a ruler on the hand of an unruly classmate. Although the fear of The Lord is the beginning of wisdom, shaking in your boots all day long in school, afraid of a teacher tirade was no place for learning. Imagine what I must have felt when I joined that first grade class, changing schools for the…

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    The Night the Principal Wore Camouflage

    The quaint French Louisiana town of Ville Platte was such a welcoming home town for a recently transplanted Texas family. Scrumptious food, friendly people, and a Cajun culture that enchanted us drew us into this unfamiliar way of life.  One of my favorite spots was one of the many local meat markets where the little old man who owned the market spoke to me in French (I don’t know any French) and probably enjoyed seeing the bewildered look on my face. Buying our first Louisiana home in the piney woods north of Chicot State Park, our closest town was Ville Platte (which means flat town), which was ten miles away traveling…