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The legacy of Integrity

There are words that are given to me by God for each season of my life either for warfare, as an encouragement or as corrections. Single words whose meaning expands more and more for me as I work with God through those seasons. 411 more words

Selasie Bulmuo

Finding God in the Midst of Disappointments

I want to share with you a profound revelation I had when walking through life with God this year.  My husband and I have been trying to conceive for about 4 years now.  551 more words


Pruning Season

So I was at work a couple of weeks ago and I was trimming and pruning some of the pine trees around the yard and as I was in the midst of it I couldn't help but think to myself, "You know, these aren't actually that bad. 1,780 more words

The Numbers Game (part 3): What is the data telling you?

One of the biggest problems with numbers and data is that people (in the church and the world) report and react to data without necessarily understanding it. 1,239 more words


The Numbers Game (Part 2): Success or faithfulness

In part 1, we saw the dangers in terms of trying to measure how a church is doing in terms of numerical success. But does that mean that we can’t ever really know how things are going? 711 more words


The Numbers Game (Part 1)

“How’s your church doing?” They ask you. “In what particular way?” you respond.  Usually, somewhere in the conversation the question will come down to “How many are attending” and whether or not the church is growing. 513 more words


Practical Ways to Care

Becoming a full-time caregiver of a parent, spouse, disabled child or foster children is life-altering at a minimum. For many it can be the most demanding, difficult job they’ve ever done as they lay down their lives to love, serve and care for the needs of another. 472 more words