Word Nerd Wednesday – HaMelech

For this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday, Lois McKiernan, from www.WhereTruthLives.com, shares with us what it means that God is our HaMelech. “With trumpets and the sound of the horn Shout joyfully before the King, the Lord.” Psalm 98:6 This name of our God tells us something majestic: He reigns!  He is HaMelech – The […]

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When You Crave Connection but Hospitality Overwhelms

This week I have the great honor of sharing a story about what happens when hospitality overwhelms us and what to do about it over on my friend Sue Donaldson Moore’s great site, Welcome Heart. I crave connection, but I don’t consider myself particularly gifted at hospitality. That’s because I often make hospitality too hard. […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Go’el

This week, Amy Juett returns to discuss what it means for us to have the privilege of calling God our Go’el. Go’el Defined Go’el can be translated as “The Redeemer,” but what is a redeemer, and what role did a redeemer have in the Old Testament?   A redeemer is one who redeems. Merriam-Webster defines […]

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When You Wonder What’s So Good about Good Friday

Have you ever wondered what is so good about Good Friday? My dear friend, Katie joins us this week with powerful words emploring us to not skip to Easter Morning without understanding Good Friday. It is a day that represents torture, pain, death, and abandonment. It is a day where darkness reigns and death triumphs. […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Yahweh Gibbor Milcahmah

My dear friend Katie Chew returns for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday discussion of what it means that God is our Yahweh Gibbor Milcahmah.  That may sound like a mouthful, but trust me, you are going to want to absorb the power from the truth she shares here! Who is this King of Glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. Psalm 24:8 Hebrew: Yahweh Gibbor […]

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5 Strategies to Stop Stealing God’s Glory

While I was in Kansas on a staff planning retreat with Planting Roots, I had an experience that made me wonder if I would ever be able to stop stealing God’s glory. It challenged the way I look at shining so others would come to know Him and ultimately giving Him all the glory. I […]

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