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“So, let go my soul and trust in Him, the waves and wind still know His name” - Bethel Music Early morning on the last day of our Unwavering Conference, Cynda and I had worship music playing softly in our cruise stateroom while we sat on...

With all the determination and focus her little 7-year-old body could muster, my daughter Claire stood strong and ready to break her first board. She drew her arm back and struck with all of her might. Nothing. The board did not break! Quickly, she straightened up and...

"Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands." - Deuteronomy 8:2 In 2008, a bunch...

To do two things at once is to do neither. Publilius Syrus My husband is a car guy. One might even say he's obsessed with cars. We're looking at getting a new car next year so he’s been educating me on some of our options.  We've looked...

“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve When I was a little girl, my dream was to write books about horses, mermaids, and ballet. When I got...

“All that is behind you was in preparation for all that is set before you” - Lisa Bevere As I experience a new level of change this season and step out into unknown territory, I am uncomfortable. The road is uneven and rough at times, and I...

“Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn’t all bad, not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life–to keep us moving, to keep us growing, to keep us interested. Imagine life without change. It would be static, boring, and...

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy Change is good. And uncomfortable. And even a little scary. But we’ve made it part of our culture here at FTGI to...

“Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.” - Jean de La Bruyère My nose was glued to my phone the second we hopped in the car. We were running a quick errand—my husband in the...

“Boundaries define us. They define what is me and what is not me. A boundary shows me where I end and someone else begins, leading me to a sense of ownership. Knowing what I am to own and take responsibility for gives me freedom.” –...