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Hungry For the Wrong Kind of Food

What do you reach for when you’re hungry?  No really, what? We all have physical cravings that drive us to our favorite junk food.  But we also have spiritual cravings that send us in search of a quick fix for our souls.Starved.  That’s…

enCourage: Bringing our “Hungry” to His Plenty

What do you do with your hungry soul each day? Where do you go to feed your anxious heart? Your empty soul? I'd love to encourage you...I recently recorded a podcast and wrote a blog post for the PCA enCourage network, entitled…

Praising and Raising “Glory Monsters” Part 2

We've been talking about how excessive praising produces "glory monsters." If that's true, how do we avoid raising our children to crave praise?We have to start with ourselves. Our own craving must be addressed before we can help our…

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…
working out in the new year

Hungry For Change

Photo by Geert Pieters on Unsplash I'm bracing myself for the crowds this morning at my local YMCA.I'd better get there early if I expect to get a bike for spin class. This time of year the sign up list is mandatory and usually…