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The connected dots of a testimony

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Sue Johnson, who was born Solveig Sagedahl in Norway, shared her testimony recently at a ladies’ breakfast I attended. In 1940, when she was 3, her family…

Friday afternoon

Friday afternoon

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Faith & Inspiration | Here’s the scene: Just outside of the Promised Land, with a long desert journey finally behind them and a triumph just ahead, Moses tells his people…

Holy alliance

Holy alliance

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Faith & Inspiration | Only a counterfeit holiness makes a divide between body and spirit

When you hit the wall

When you hit the wall

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Marriage | Every marriage comes to a place of significant conflict. When this happens you have a choice to either go through it together or go around it separately. If…

Turning trouble into blessing

Turning trouble into blessing

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I chatted with a woman I happened to sit near at church on Sunday. I learned she works in Trenton, a good 30 miles from here. Getting to her job in New Jersey…

Shedding the CEO model of pastoring

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | On a recent morning I met a friend for coffee, and a former pastor of mine happened to walk in. He had taken a call to another church a year ago, a much…

Rightly clothed

Rightly clothed

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | You know you’re not in the loop when you have to Google “business casual” and study the diagrams before going to an event. I pulled together a few…

No cold calling your friends

No cold calling your friends

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | You have heard of cold calling—unsolicited random dialing of as many people as possible for the purpose of selling some product or service. But recently, I…

Learning to be 'slow to speak'

Learning to be 'slow to speak'

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My husband and I were at the airport waiting for a return flight home as I watched businessmen queue up for coffee. In my wont of quickly assessing people, I…

The problem of noncompliance

The problem of noncompliance

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A doctor who once prescribed lots of supplements for all the things he found wrong with me said I actually needed more but he was reticent to pile them on.

Chasing off elephants

Chasing off elephants

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | There are several elephants in the room at my church every Sunday morning. They are the people I have been worshipping with for decades and have no…

What to think about my husband

What to think about my husband

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A wise and witty Christian counselor once said, “Your marriage is in trouble the day you realize you didn’t marry yourself.” My marriage is not in…

 
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