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Going Deeper with God – Rich in Every Way; (2 Cor. 9: 8, 10-11)

In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our early Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. These verses remind … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – A Living Letter (II Cor. 3: 2-3)

In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this passage, Paul describes how our lives … Continue reading

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Being “Shadow-Defeaters”

In a recent letter in Compassion magazine, President and CEO, Santiago “Jimmy Mellado points out that Psalm 23 begins with the “paths of righteousness” — a sunny, warm and inviting atmosphere. Then David takes a sharp left turn as he … Continue reading

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Pablo: Putting a Face to the Earthquakes in Ecuador

This is Pablo, one of the five children I sponsor through Compassion International. Pablo lives in Ecuador. As you may have heard, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck near the central coast of Ecuador on April 16 causing devastating damage.  An … Continue reading

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Living in Advent – Part 2, Waiting for the Light

This season of the church’s liturgical year is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus. The word “advent” is an anglicized version of the Latin word adventus, “coming.” We are waiting for what … Continue reading

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Praying for Children in Poverty – part 5

This is the final list of  prayer suggestions for children in poverty from Compassion International. If you want to refer to these lists of prayer suggestions, go to the Praying for Children in Poverty category in the Category List at the … Continue reading

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Praying for Children in Poverty – Part 4

Compassion International, a sponsorship agency for children in need has just published the Journey Prayer Guide, a 30-day Prayer Guide for children in poverty, created by the staff of Compassion Magazine.  Below you will find prayer suggestions for a week.  Further suggestions … Continue reading

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Praying For Children in Poverty – Part 3

♥ Compassion International, a sponsorship agency for children in need has just published the Journey Prayer Guide, a 30-day Prayer Guide for children in poverty, created by the staff of Compassion Magazine.  Below you will find prayer suggestions for a week.  Further … Continue reading

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