Recourse Against Giants
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Recourse Against Giants

Written by Dorian Watson Lately, I’ve been meditating on 1 Samuel 17. This chapter gives the account of David and Goliath. The Lord put these scriptures on my heart about a week ago as I was processing a lot of emotions regarding a friend of mine who is going through a tough situation. It’s difficult...

The Value of SOAP: Studying the Word
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The Value of SOAP: Studying the Word

Written by Jordan Stafford When was the last time you sat still, without any distractions, studying Scripture? If we’re being honest, besides occasionally doing a morning devotional, most of us don’t sit silently and truly meditate on God’s Word. I am guilty of this all the time, more than I’d like to admit. Life is...

Refining Seasons
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Refining Seasons

Written by Christiana Boyer I love the four seasons of the year because growing up in Houston, Texas, I never really experienced spring and fall…or winter for that matter! I basically just knew hot, followed by humid hot, before humid cool, and then hot again. When I moved to Virginia in 2001, I discovered there...

What’s In a Name? Mara’s Story
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What’s In a Name? Mara’s Story

By Jordan Stafford Imagine being so dehydrated after only drinking coffee for three days straight that you change your name to “Dehydrated.” I don’t know about you, but only drinking coffee is 100% something that I might do. In fact, sometimes I feel that coffee is the fuel that motivates me to do just about...

On Wives, Wisdom, and Knowledge: Some Thoughts from Solomon
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On Wives, Wisdom, and Knowledge: Some Thoughts from Solomon

written by Dr. Jim Nutter Since late March, our Steadfast class (one of GCR’s Discipleship Communities) has been doing an in depth Bible study of the sayings of Solomon; each week we’ve been reading two chapters of Proverbs, and we’ll finish with Ecclesiastes in September. Solomon is known for many things, including his wisdom, his...