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Nerves of Steel: 6 Questions with Tammie Jo Shults

When young Tammie Jo Bonnell first watched fighter jets race across the New Mexico skyline, she felt the desire to become a pilot but little did she know God was inviting her on a journey that would inspire countless of people through her commit to faith, courage, and family. Today Captain Tammie Jo Shults is a retired navel pilot, known for being one of the first female fighter pilots in US Navy history, and the storied captain of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, which she safely landed after the aircraft suffered a major engine failure and rapid decompression....

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Who Was Esther?

Nov 11, 2019 |

Quick Look at the Book of Esther: God’s hand of providence and protection on behalf of His people is evident throughout the Book of Esther, though His name does not appear once. Haman’s plot brings grave danger to the Jews and is countered by the courage of beautiful Esther and the counsel of her wise ...

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5 Life-Changing Bibles from 5 Beloved Pastors

What better way to show your pastor some love than by bringing in a fellow laborer—a colleague, a veteran, a friend—who can walk with them through incisive Bible study. These Bibles, shepherded by some of the country’s most trusted pastors, offer unique perspectives into the precious Word of God....

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You’re Invited into the Holy of Holies

Aug 8, 2019 | |Andy Nash

Take your Bible and open it to Psalm 120. Do you notice a little subheading just below the chapter number? Do you see “A Song of Ascents” (NKJV) or “A Song of Degrees” (KJV)? As you scan ahead to Psalm 121, Psalm 122—all the way to Psalm 134—you will see the same subheading. These fifteen ...

How Do We Align Our Careers with Our Faith in Christ?

Our faith and identity in Christ encompasses and influences every aspect of our lives, including the long-term decisions we make in our careers. One of the most important decisions we face is what to do with our lives. The question is, how do we choose a career path that aligns with our identity in Christ? Here are four tips to consider....

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Offering Hope to the Next Generation

You don’t need to be a parent or have experience with kids to be an effective mentor. Discover three biblical ways you can offer hope to future generatios. ...

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Has the King James Bible Been Revised?

The first printing of the King James Bible in 1611 was done with great care and attention to detail. Subsequent printings, on the other hand, were not always guided by the same lofty standards. As a result, printing errors began to make their way into the text. As those errors multiplied, scholars determined that something ...

How Did the King James Bible Impact the World?

The King James Bible had an almost immediate impact on seventeenth-century England. In many churches and homes, the King James Version replaced existing versions of Scripture, including the Geneva Bible and the Bishops’ Bible. So from 1611 on, people who were literate likely grew up reading its words in their homes and in their churches. ...

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Wives are Called to be Strong and Affirming

But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. – Matthew 6:33 (NKJV)   Being a godly wife begins with the right priorities — nourishing your personal relationship to God (Matt. 6:33), ministering to your husband (Prov. 18:22; 19:14), nurturing your children (2 Tim. 1:5), keeping ...

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How Did Forty-Seven Scholars Create a Biblical Masterpiece?

In 1604, King James I of England invited bitter religious rivals to a conference at Hampton Court. The Puritans who attended the conference hoped to persuade the king to support their Geneva Bible instead of the Bishops’ Bible used by the Church of England. Their hopes were quickly dashed.   King James commissioned a new ...