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The Ministry of Listening

    Recently, I came across a Stephen Ministry article on how to listen effectively. In my own life, I’ve learned that when someone really listens to me, I am much more ready to share about myself and the result is that I feel truly cared for as well ...

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      Take the Joy Dare

      03.16.17 | Joy | by Susan Fleming

      Many of our women remember a recent women’s getaway when we soaked in the words of Ann Voskamp and learned more about gratitude and the gifts that Jesus gives each of us...

        Spiritual Gifts Test

        01.31.17 | Spiritual Gifts | by Wayne Williams

        The Bible says that every person who believes in Jesus is given by the Holy Spirit certain abilities, motivations, and capacities. These “spiritual gifts” are intended by Jesus to give each of his followers a significant role to play in ...

          Marriage Maintenance

          01.24.17 | Marriage | by Joyce Wachsmuth

          One of the things I love about Greater Portland is that we have a heart for marriages. Marriage, like a car, needs a tune up often so the relationship can be healthy and thriving. It’s important not to wait till a crisis happens because, like ...

            The Prayer of Examen

            12.20.16 | Spiritual Disciplines | by David Smith

            Tell me if you can relate to this: it’s a Tuesday; you get up, go to work or school, go about your daily life and responsibilities, and as you get into your bed at night you realize that you haven’t had one thought about God all day! ...

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