Top Worship Songs For Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is not far away, and as a worship leader, you have a tremendous opportunity to plan a time of worship that honors and embraces the mothers among you, even as you honor and worship God together in corporate worship. However, if planning worship for Mother’s Day means that you are

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Global Top 10 All-Time PraiseCharts Songs

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Posted on May 4, 2018 If you had to guess at the Global Top 10 All-Time Biggest Songs in the PraiseCharts catalogue, how close do you think you could come?  You’d probably get the top artists right, but would you get the songs too?  No surprise that Hillsong and Chris Tomlin top the list.  The

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500 Miles of Friendship: Episode 535

Category: Young Adults and Singles
May 3, 2018 1:00:15 –  Learn from your college self, plus the story of two guys, a wheelchair, and a 500-mile pilgrimage, and a listener feels invisible to a guy she likes. Featured musical artist: Jonathan Cain Download Episode Segments Roundtable Segment Let Your Younger Self Teach You 22:33

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Raising a Child Who Has the Will of a Lion

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Mommy and the Joyful Three05/02/18 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 There is a difference between faith and force. The largest difference is shown when you are raising a strong-willed child. I have some insight into the mind

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Tragically Beautiful – Part Two

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Last week I wrote about my recent mission trip to Vietnam. It was a rare opportunity to step outside my normal view of life and catch a glimpse of how most people in the world live. What I saw tore my heart open and left me truly changed. As I said last week, Vietnam as […]

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Feelings Are Our Friends: Episode 534

Category: Young Adults and Singles
April 26, 2018 49:56 –  Relating to your adult siblings, plus how to make your emotions work for you, and a listener wonders if as a single she can give dating advice. Featured musical artist: Love and the Outcome Download Episode Segments Roundtable Segment Siblings and Adulthood 21:45 –  Lisa

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The Creative Power of Prayer

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Prayer-An Opportunity to Co-Create with God You know how they say that in our conversations with others we are either building up or tearing down? I was thinking about this in regards to our conversations with God. The beautiful thing about our interchange with the Father is that there is no

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It’s Time to Face the Truth

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Marriage 91104/24/18 “I can’t stand my life,” a woman said to me recently. She went on to complain about legitimate issues in her life. She complained about her health, which has been failing, her marriage, which is less than satisfying, and her job, which she finds laborious

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Top 20 Trending Worship Songs This Week (April 22, 2018)

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Posted on April 22, 2018 Here is a list of the top 20 trending songs this week. This week’s highest ranked song is Living Hope from Phil Wickham; a beautiful modern hymn. Other songs in this list include a variety of titles from Hillsong Worship, The Belonging Co. and Pat Barrett. Take a

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When Your Date Has Kids: Episode 533

Category: Young Adults and Singles
April 19, 2018 49:26 –  Relating to older generations at work, plus the complex dynamics of dating single parents, and a listener is struggling with church anxiety. Featured musical artist: Audio Adrenaline Download Episode Segments Roundtable Segment Generational Office Politics 22:05 –  To

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Get a Hobby: Episode 532

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April 12, 2018 45:18 –  How hobbies enrich your life, plus the language and methods behind reaching millennials for Christ, and a listener waits impatiently for a marriage proposal. Featured musical artist: Stu Garrard Download Episode Segments Roundtable Segment Why Hobbies Are Important 20:49

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Top 40 Worship Songs This Week (April 8-14, 2018)

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Here is a list of the top 40 worship songs this week (April 8-14, 2018). Topping this week’s list is the popular song Reckless Love by Cory Asbury. Also on this list are Hillsong anthems Who You Say I Am and What A Beautiful Name. This list provides many choices for your post-Easter

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Making New History with Your Mate

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Marriage 91104/10/18 “How do I move beyond all the hurt that has happened in my marriage?” a woman asked recently. “I have so much hurt and can’t seem to see any hope in the future. “Has anything changed for the good?” I asked. “Yes,” she said

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Tragically Beautiful – Part One

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First of all, thank you to everyone who prayed for me while I was in Vietnam. I felt your prayers, and God took care of us every step of the way. There were some tense moments along the way, as there always is with international travel, but we made it home safe and sound late […]

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Beauty In The Mess

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My friend Laura Frankl Pedersen and I were in Jefferson, Iowa, Friday and Saturday doing our Choose Conference at a local church. We drove to Jefferson on Friday afternoon to get ready for the retreat, which was on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We were concerned as we left on Friday

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A Different View

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As I write this, I am on tour in California with my friend and co-writer, Rachel Barrentine. We are in the San Jose area doing retreats and concerts, and today is Day 7 of our 12-day tour. I’m a little road weary, but I feel very blessed and excited about all God has done and […]

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Top 10 Praise Songs Released in 2018 – South Africa

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Posted on April 6, 2018 Jesus gave up His life on the cross so we could have life anew. And then He rose from the grave to conquer death forever. Celebrate your eternal victory with these Top 10 Praise Songs in South Africa released in 2018.  This week’s list begins with: Surrounded (Michael W.

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Top 10 Praise Songs Released in 2018 – Netherlands

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Posted on April 6, 2018 Jesus gave up His life on the cross so we could have life anew. And then He rose from the grave to conquer death forever. Celebrate your eternal victory with these Top 10 Praise Songs in the Netherlands released in 2018.  This week’s list begins with: Who You Say I […]

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Top 10 Praise Songs Released in 2018 – Germany

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Posted on April 6, 2018 Jesus gave up His life on the cross so we could have life anew. And then He rose from the grave to conquer death forever. Celebrate your eternal victory with these Top 10 Praise Songs in Germany released in 2018.  This week’s list begins with: Who You Say I Am […]

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