"...knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing" (James 1:3-4).

Patience, produced by the testing of our faith, leads us ever closer to perfection. It's a quality that Paul lists as part of the fruit of the Spirit—necessary for all Christians to develop in their walk with their Creator.

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A blog post by Darris McNeely
Travels in Acts: Gamaliel's Wisdom

Can a man dead for 2000 years serve as a mentor? I think so.

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A blog post by Rachel Henderson

Have you ever noticed that your time table and God’s seem to rarely match up? It seems to me we are always waiting for something—waiting to be done with school, waiting to get promoted, waiting to buy a house, waiting to have children, waiting, waiting, waiting! And then it struck me, if so much of my life is spent waiting, then maybe God has a purpose for that. What am I supposed to learn in the interim phases of life?

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A blog post by Janet Treadway
Be a Champion of Misfits

Do you feel you don’t fit in and that you are a misfit? Then read on and discover how much your life matters to God and others.

Posted January 3, 2014 | 1 comments
A blog post by Rachel Henderson

Have you ever found yourself constantly yearning for the next phase in your life?

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A blog post by Dan Dowd
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What can we achieve when we persevere? When life becomes difficult, is there a time to say, “I give up!” Or do we need to dig even deeper, focus on God’s magnificent coming Kingdom and push through?

Posted July 23, 2013 | 0 comments
A blog post by Daniel Kingsley Ringo
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We all have regrets about things we once did. In many situations we regret our lack of patience and faith when we most needed it.

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A blog post by Kate Washburn
Specks and Planks

Lately, I have been getting annoyed with others. Well, I should say, as a human, I often find myself annoyed with others. The recent change, though, is my immediate thought after I feel the sense of irritation or anger: Do I do that, too?

Posted April 17, 2013 | 1 comments

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