Prayer – Part 2 | Sisters

Something that has blessed me tremendously in my relationship with my sisters is praying specific Scripture verses for the three of us! Micah 6:8, Luke 2:52, and Matthew 22:37-39 are just a few of the ones I use. This particular set is on index cards in recipe card...

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Prayer – Part 1 | Sisters

Prayer – Part 1 | Sisters

Prayer has had a big impact on my relationship with my sisters! First, seeking to be faithful to spend time in prayer myself - praising the Lord, thanking Him, bringing concerns before Him and praying for others - helps me to have a more peaceful and Christ-centered...

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When Going Gets Tough…

When the going gets tough, when we get sick, when trials or tests come our way, does our spiritual vitality disappear under the tissue box? Do we figure we just don't have time or energy, skip our time with God and then wonder why we're so miserable? Or does having a...

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Special Touches | Discipleship

Special Touches | Discipleship

As you invest one-on-one in another girl, be sure to live life together! Share her joy in recitals, graduations, big tests passed, weddings or births. Listen, pray, and sympathize in the tough times. If you can, be there at meaningful events, offer to help, and/or let...

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Practical Tool | Discipleship

Practical Tool | Discipleship

  Practical Tool: Discipleship Planner! Last year I started using a notebook as a planner for discipleship sessions. On a certain day of the week I often take time to write down specifics to keep me on track during upcoming one-on-one meetings: How have I seen...

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Step 3 | Discipleship

Step 3 | Discipleship

Third step: Pray for a girl to invest in who is faithful (2 Timothy 2:2), available (Matthew 4:20), and teachable (Proverbs 19:20). "Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways  acknowledge him, and he shall...

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What is a Disciple? | Discipleship

What is a Disciple? | Discipleship

  The Biblical Definition of a True Disciple:   Is a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ (John 6:67-69, John 8:31) Spends time with the Lord (Mark 3:14, Mark 6:1, Acts 1:14) Obeys Christ’s commands (Matthew 28:19-20) Holds to Christ’s teaching (John 8:31)...

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I Can’t Focus! | Prayer

Do you ever find it hard to focus during your prayer time? You start out thanking the Lord for the many good things He’s done. Then, before you know it, your mind starts planning that email you need to send? (Sound familiar? :-) Is it even possible to focus during...

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Q and A | Prayer

  Q: What is prayer? A: Prayer is talking to God. Q: Why do I pray? A: There are many reasons to pray! One excellent reason is because God commands us to (Ephesians 6:18). Q: Where do I pray? A: You can prayer anywhere! Q: When do I pray? A: You can pray at...

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