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Testimonies from 2016

»Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Executive Director's Blog | Comments Off

Testimonies from 2016

Wife Learns The Power of Their Identity In Christ A piece of homework we are required to do in the Wives Program is writing up a Power of Identity Statement that highlights who we are in Christ. I avoided doing it for a few days and had a bad attitude towards the task. I spent time silently thinking to myself, “This is so corny, why do I have to do this? How is this going to help anything?” That night, God unexpectedly spoke to me in a dream and addressed that question. In the dream, my husband was being tormented by a demonic spirit. I was with him but didn’t know how to pray in a way that would help him. I woke up and felt scared by what I had seen. I cried out to God saying, “God, what am I supposed to do? The dream can’t end like this!” God allowed me to go...

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Tool Series #3, Developing Gratitude

»Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Executive Director's Blog | Comments Off

Tool Series #3, Developing Gratitude

Gratitude is Life Changing The idea of gratitude is oftentimes marginalized and neglected today. It is quaint “pollyannism” reserved for “Hallmark” card occasions like Thanksgiving or Christmas. The New Testament however, raises this peripheral practice to a preeminent lifestyle. Indeed, let this concept rise in our estimation in the battle for freedom, from weakling to warrior, victim to victor and hobo to hero. Gratitude is to be the constant attitude that envelops the Christians life like a fine perfume. This is no placebo, impotent to effect change, but mighty medicine against the infection of lust. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 A Brief Study The word...

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