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Biblical Principles

The Bible contains the principles that guide our lives and maximizes our potential. All principles can be summed up in one word: love. Love of God and love for one another. But how do you practically walk out the principles of love? We break down these biblical principles to live by in this category.

Thinking About God “Simply”: Beth Fisher on C.S. Lewis

No cultural change, not even the emergence of post-modernism, will ever reduce the appositeness of C.S. Lewis – one of the greatest Christian apologists and thinkers of the twentieth century. His changed life, translated through mythical and factual words and a pure and simple approach to God, evangelistically baptizes our imaginations and changes us.

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Showing Up: Beth Fisher on Hope and Relationships

“Relationships based on surface-level knowledge stuff do not last. I read ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’ a thousand times in 9 months, and it did not inform me at all in the same way actually being with my daughter informed me. I learned by being with her, not by reading about what it was ‘supposed’ to be like.” Sound familiar? Being with God, spending time with Him, is what makes the relationship last. Sure, I love reading Scripture and yes, it informs me, but being with God in relationship? Nothing beats it.

You’ve got to be all in. Maybe not on day 1 – not the day your kid was born or you were re-born – but all in with regard to being committed to the (ongoing) relationship. Being committed to learning about and growing with the person, or, in this case, with God.

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Rushed to Radiant

"It has always amazed me how just minutes spent with God can miraculously empower. When I focus on Him, I feel loved. When I focus on Him, I feel stronger. When I focus on Him, my frustrations and worries cannot withstand the joy He has to fulfill me."

Leah Hadder

I relished the moment I sat under the canopied tree and heard the birds singing. I felt the sun beaming down upon my arms and looked up into the bright, blue sky. Peace. I had not felt at peace for so long. I realized I craved it. Silence. I had…

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Living Authentically: Beth Fisher on Forgiveness and Decision-Making

Beth Fisher

Effective decision-making stems from knowing who you are. You cannot make good decisions if you are constantly at war with yourself, or living under the heavy burdens of guilt and shame. In order to show up consistently in your life, you must practice radical self-love. When I rushed the process, my mistakes, terrible decision-making and self-worth looked the same for far too many years.

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Absolutely No Refunds! (Based on the book “I’m Broke & I Couldn’t Care Less!”)

What are you chasing? I often say, “If you spend your life chasing money, you’ll spend your life chasing money!” When money and affluent living is your goal, you’ll never be satisfied. There will always be the ‘newest‘ and the ‘latest.’ As a child, my brothers and I enjoyed watching…

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Heed His Yes’s

What I have come to know is that if God promises, His yes is better than any other yes, and His yes is stronger than any man’s no."

Leah Hadder

My heart raced so rapidly I thought it would soar right out of my chest. Thump, thump, THUMP! My fingertips went numb. My feet ached in my small, black heels as I listened intently to the emcee announce each of the finalists. Ten lucky ladies would have a spotlight moment….

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