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Ep 263

Ep 263

Digging Deep What do you need to focus on to live a mature Christian life? Part of the reason the people in this verse were so forgetful of what they had learned is they were not digging deep into God's word. The author talks about the people being unskilled. Their...

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Ep 262

Ep 262

Elementary Truths “In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You need milk, not solid food!” Hebrews 5:12 When my kids were little, it seemed like they forgot two for every...

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Ep 261

Ep 261

Pieces Falling Today on the start small BELIEVE BIG Podcast, I introduce you to my friend, author Ann Van Hine. Ann lost her husband, a New York City firefighter, on September 11th, 2001. She shares her story of personal loss amid a national tragedy in her recently...

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Ep 260

Ep 260

Lazy Ears Make for a Sluggish Faith As I completed my 55th year, God challenged me again. Read the Bible in one year. I read scripture every day, but I felt the nudge for a fresh understanding. I use The One Year Bible to read each morning. Lazy ears make for a...

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Ep 259

Ep 259

Lasting Change People-pleasing is my nemesis. I like to be liked. We post to get likes. We follow to get followed. We think we put boundaries on safety but then share personal accounts of our lives. Over time we conform to the algorithms, patterns, successful advice...

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Ep 258

Ep 258

Grow In Grace I struggle at times with the purpose of my ministry. I didn’t strive to start a ministry, to write, or to podcast. I have done most out of obedience to the Lord and some out of what people said I should do. Each day we must find some way to draw closer...

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Ep 257

Ep 257

How To Grow Up My middle son’s girlfriend took a picture of my husband and three sons after my husband was part of the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby. As any mother or father knows, the process of raising a child is rich with emotions, uncertainties, joys, and...

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Ep 256

Ep 256

Growing Pains When God helps us grow spiritually, he doesn’t just snap his fingers so that it happens instantly. He does it in small steps. When God made a mushroom, he created it to grow to maturity in six hours, but he had it take 60 years to grow up when he made an...

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Ep 255

Ep 255

Our Mind is a Suggestion Box Our minds are a suggestion box. Every thought you have is a suggestion, not an order. Sometimes our minds suggest that we are tired, give up, or take an easier path. But if we pause, we can discover new suggestions. For example, we will...

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Ep 254

Ep 254

Conscious Effort We do not make this mental and emotional effort to seek God because he is lost. That’s why we would seek a coin or a sheep. But God is not lost. Setting our minds is the opposite of mental coasting. It is a conscious choice to direct our hearts toward...

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