A Prayer When You Feel Defeated

 by Linda Evans Shepherd in Leading Hearts magazine In my latest book, Praying Through Your Every Emotion (February 2021, Revell of Baker Publishing Group), I created mini-Bible studies coupled with…

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Show, Don’t Tell: Helping Children Value Themselves and Others as God’s Image-Bearers

The more we intentionally nurture our relationships with God and each other, the easier it becomes to see ourselves and others through His lens of truth and love. Then, we can celebrate our differences and our sameness as God’s beautifully diverse people.

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Racial Reconciliation, Repentance & Restitution: Key Items for Every Leader’s Agenda

by Dr. Sabrina Black in Leading Hearts magazine

Leaders impact and influence change. In today’s climate of racial tension and protest of injustice, leaders who will put key items on the agenda are needed. Leaders in every sphere of our society, whether Christian or secular, are bringing the issues of race to the conference table.

It is unfortunate that even in predominantly white, Christian groups, minority people, are often not considered; or there is a blatant disregard. We have a voice, that needs to be heard.

Agenda Item #1 – Racial Reconciliation (The process of healing and transforming injustice)

When the agenda is set for any meeting or gathering, these key items: racial reconciliation, repentance and restitution, need to be a part of the old and new business. We need to look back and review what we have done well and where we have missed the mark.

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From Fear to Freedom

WATCHING THE NEWS FLASHES OF MEDICAL PERSONNEL (AND MY NURSE FRIENDS) DRESSED IN BUBBLE HELMETS AND PROTECTIVE GEAR, I remember many times in my nursing career when I had to gown, glove and mask before entering a patient’s room.

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The Jesus Who Reconciles

by Carol McCloud in Leading Hearts magazine

If there ever has been a time to ask, “What would Jesus do?”this is that time.

“How would Jesus treat someone whose skin was a different color?”

“How would Jesus respond to an innocent man’s death?”

“What wisdom would Jesus give to confused and anxious politicians?”

“How would Jesus handle the media who often offers opinion and emotion rather than truthful facts?”

“What would Jesus offer to a world in social isolation and in deep division?”

“What would Jesus do?”

It may be the most important question of our time.

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