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Lifestyle

A Heaven-Bound Heart
Cultivating Eternal Perspective in Daily Life

by Mandy SaelerHeather CoferJess WhiteJasmin HowellSarah Guthrie

 And whatever you do,Do it heartily, as to the Lord...Colossians 3:23Dear reader,Have you ever wondered how to escape the frivolous undertow of the 21st-century lifestyle? Have you ever had the longing to live for “something more” than the trending tides of our here-today, gone-tomorrow world?


Lifestyle

A Life that Overflows
A Biblical Take on the Self-Care Movement

by Mandy Saeler

I poured the hot, bubbling water over the tea bag and wrapped the string around the handle of the mug.


True Beauty

The Radiance of the Redeemed

by Mandy Saeler

When I think about the most beautiful women I know, the faces of beloved mentors and dear friends fill my mind, each one having influenced my life in a meaningful way through their love and kindness, and most of all their givenness to Christ. Gayle’s tenderness, thoughtfulness, and warm c


Purity

A Guarded Mind
Keeping a Healthy View of Romance in a Sensually-Saturated World

by Mandy SaelerHeather Coferthe setapartgirl TeamJess WhiteJasmin HowellSarah Guthrie

Romance novels, chick-flicks, sensual magazines, and more — everywhere we look there are land mines of relational compromise awaiting us. As Christians, it’s easy to turn to the “tamer” versions of these things to fulfill our desire to fantasize about our own personal fairy tale and imagine the charming prince


Lifestyle

Seeking the Return of Godly Masculinity

by Mandy Saeler

My eyes nearly doubled in size the first time I saw the clip-on “man bun” for sale online. Sheer shock, a laugh of disbelief, and the sobering reality of the present state of our culture all washed over me in a matter of seconds.


Devotion

An Invitation Into Intimacy

by Mandy Saeler

Each year, the coming of springtime carries a sheerly delightful and romantic air with it. Bursts of new life wrestle through the once cold and frozen ground, revealing cheery colorful buds to winter-worn eyes all around.


Devotion

Exclusively Christ's

by Mandy Saeler

As we make deliberate choices to live exclusively and radically for Christ, our lives speak a message to the world around us, to both believers and unbelievers alike.


Devotion

Knowing Jesus

by Mandy Saeler

When I first began to walk with God, I can remember the hesitation that welled up in my heart when asked to surrender an untouched area of my life to Him. I now realize that my hesitation stemmed from fear that my commitment wouldn't “pay off” and was the unfitting fruit of doubt.


Lifestyle

Embracing the Unexpected

by Mandy Saeler

The thought of a day that follows perfect order, established routine, and incredible efficiency is a dreamy notion!


Devotion

When Temptation Knocks

by Mandy Saeler

A shady, gruff fellow lay in wait just outside. He took heavy breaths, and rapped on the door. His name was Mr. Grump.


Devotion

His Smile Alone

by Mandy Saeler

If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. (John 15.18-19)Give up the good opinion of the world?