Monthly Archives: August 2016

10 sure-fire ways to be an ineffective volunteer

When you volunteer, you are offering your time and abilities to assist an another. Here are 10 ways to make sure you are ineffective when you do. Continue reading

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When God shows up in the middle of a mess: Jonah 3

No matter how big the mess we create for ourselves, God will still show up. More lessons from the Book of Jonah. Continue reading

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It’s hard to get rid of the smell of journeys through stinky situations

Jonah’s ride inside a fish left him with a stinky reminder of the journey. Sometimes, it’s hard to get rid of the smell. Continue reading

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Finding the strength to praise God in the middle of a stinky situation

When Jonah is thrown overboard, all hope seems lost. Yet, God saves him with the world’s first submarine ride. How can we praise God even in the middle of a stinky situation? #jonah #Lifelessons #Godisgood Continue reading

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Jonah 1:4-5: Running from God has consequences

Desperate situations call for desperate measures. Do the desperate situation in your life give you confidence you can solve it yourself? Or, do they help you to see that God is big enough to handle it? Continue reading

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Jonah 1:1-3: This is a story about who God is and what God does

The Book of Jonah is not really about “Jonah.” It’s really a witness to the nature of God. Continue reading

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How believable is a story about someone running away from God?

So, seriously, how believable is a story about someone who knows God is sending him/her in one direction and then decides to run in the opposite direction? It’s so believable that you might be running from God right now. Continue reading

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