Praising and Raising “Glory Monsters” Part 1

In a world of selfies, how can we avoid raising little "glory monsters"? Should we mute the praise button? If not, how can our praise fill up rather than puff up our children? The morning we picked up our grandchildren from their summer…
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Glory Hunger? Me Too.

 Glory hunger can strike without warning, causing us to hide and stuff our faces with glory junk food. Feeling empty we check FaceBook. An hour later we don't know where the time went, we just know we still feel empty. What were…

Hungry Bible Study Resource: An Interview with enCourage Blog

Good Monday morning to each of you. If you're looking for a Bible study option this fall or spring, read this.... And take advantage of the 50% discount on Hungry until the end of August!I was thankful for the opportunity to do this recent…

Day 18: Spiritual Junk Food

Welcome back to the 31 day meditation, Hungry Souls, True Food, used by permission of Haven Ministries/Anchor Devotional. Today we're going to talk about junk food.Day 11 sent us off on a discussion of the Wilderness. To continue…
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The Hungry Bookmark

No, I haven't written a children's book...though I could picture a bookmark wiggling along a leaf eating various goodies.No, this is a real bookmark. It has questions on it to help you see Jesus in your Bible. There are more questions…
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Hungry Chapter 12: Share

 Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash  Our final study turns from "me" to "us.""Oh, yes," we might nod, "I know I'm supposed to share my faith with others." But do we know the importance of receiving our faith together,…
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Hungry Chapter 11: Eat

 Photo by Terry Jaskiw on Unsplash  Do you eat more meals in your car than in your kitchen?There came a day when I realized I hadn't sat down to eat a meal in my home in over two weeks. It wasn't all take-out, mind…
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Hungry Chapter 10: Shortcut

Photo credit  I've learned not to trust the words, "I know a shortcut."I was at a friend's house to pick up a meal she had made, but wasn't able to deliver. The house where it needed to be delivered was miles away through the…
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Hungry Chapter 9: Cook

 Photo by Jason Briscoe on Unsplash  Cooking a meal is like telling a story. All the ingredients come together to produce the finished product.We all love a good story. At Bible study we talked about books and movies…
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Hungry Chapter 8: Prep

Photo by Caroline Attwood on Unsplash  Necessity is the mother of cooking.Wide awake in the middle of the night, I peeked at the clock. 3:30am. Hello jet lag.My husband was already up. "What's for breakfast?" he asked brightly…