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Women, Don't Be Weak-Minded: A Call for Discernment

If you spend any time at all on social media, you’ve probably seen the beautifully curated bookshelves photographed and “loaded with a wide and varying degree of ‘Christian’ authors, many of whom never address issues like atonement, redemption, depravity.” Glenna Marshall says she is grieved every time she sees a Christian woman “fall prey to vacuous teaching that holds to a form of godliness but denies its power.” In this post, she explores how we can fight against weak-mindedness. Read this post.

Let Precious Moments Pass You By

Have you become a memory-hoarder? “Each of us is tempted, like none who came before us, to live-stream our life but forget to live.” Greg Morse says, “We miss precious moments not because we didn’t have our phones, but because we did . . . We pass on the first take of life in favor of a later viewing, trading the real for the replica, and in so doing, counterfeiting our joy. And our camera-usage professes much.” Here are three crucial truths it reveals about us. Read this post.

FamilyLife Today: Organic Mentoring

“How can an older woman fulfill God’s assignment to teach younger women, and how does she do that effectively?” Authors Sue Edwards and Barbara Neumann answer these questions and more about what it looks like for older women to minister to a younger generation. They join Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine for this discussion. Listen to these radio programs.

Explainer: What You Should Know About Judge Brett Kavanaugh

The dramatic reveal of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee came during primetime on Monday night. Judge Brett Kavanaugh was announced as the nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. In this post, Joe Carter shares what you should know about Kavanaugh’s background, judicial philosophy, positions, and rulings. Read this post.

A Plea to Parents

Melissa Edgington has had a heavy burden for families lately: “More and more, in all types of families, I see parents who claim to be Christians, yet I don’t see the need or importance of doing all they can to make sure their own precious children escape the clutches of hell and find victory over sin and death.” In this post, she implores parents to examine themselves for a sense of urgency in the training and spiritual development of their children. Read this post.

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Katie Laitkep

Katie Laitkep

Katie Laitkep is a hospital teacher, a seminary student, and a Lyme patient living in Texas, where God continuously sustains her through Scripture, dry shampoo, and Mexican food. She blogs her journey through medical treatment at www.apatientprocess.com with the hope that her words will be a picture of the Lord’s perfect faithfulness in chronic pain; for even in suffering, God is good.

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