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Grateful Hearts

In today’s culture, thankfulness has gone out the window with other courtesies. “It’s all about me” is truly the mantra of most you meet. “It’s all about God” is supposed to be the mantra of Christians. When was the last time you actually stopped in the middle of the day and thanked God for something? […]

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Teaching Your Children to Wait Patiently

  “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.” (Psalm 37:7) “I wait for the Lord, my soul does wait, and in His word do I hope.” (Psalm 130:5) As I was reading this verse about waiting on the Lord, I began thinking about how hard it is to wait on God. When we want […]

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Reflections on Suffering

REFLECTIONS ON SUFFERING by Carla Link Joey and I were in a horrific car accident several years ago. A man fell asleep at the wheel of his car and pushed us over a guard rail when he hit us. Our van overturned three times, and although I was wearing a seat-belt, I was thrown from the […]

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Who is the Rooster in Your Home?

Who is the Rooster in Your Home? by Joey and Carla Link My (Carla’s) grandparents had a chicken coop on their property in Arkansas. I loved to watch the chickens and collect eggs for my grandmother on our visits there. There was one rooster, and he was in control. How did I know this? After […]

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Show Your Devotion to God

Right now is the best time to work with your kids on developing a consistent quiet time. There are many good resources out there to accomplish this. How can you encourage your kids to have consistent devotions? Set reasonable expectations – Most devotion books allow kids to have their quiet time in 10-15 minutes. Be […]

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