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Key Connections (August 11, 2016)

August 11, 2016

3 Ways to Steward Your Own Failure (Michael Kelley, For The Church)

Failure is a heavy emotional weight, but it can also be a very good teacher. Maybe, in fact, the best teacher.

Watch for God at the Olympic Games (David Mathis, Desiring God)

Saving faith, sustained and empowered by the Spirit, perseveres through as many obstacles as any Olympian, and more.

3 Prayers When Making Tough Decisions (Meredith Hodge, It’s Positive!)

When I encounter a place where I know a decision needs to be made, these are the top three needs I ask from the Lord. I pray that you may use these words to help guide your prayer.

Read the Bible as Your Spiritual Food (Geoffrey R. Kirkland, Vassal of the King)

The Scriptures reveal God, expose sin, highlight Christ, and demand repentance and faith. So how can believers read the Bible and profit from it?

Parents and Children, Be Motivated by the Gospel (Lianna Davis, Unlocking the Bible)

Each day, we as parents are a witness to our children in words and actions of the abundance we have in Christ and the truth he is.

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Kristen Wetherell

Kristen Wetherell is a writer and Bible teacher. She has previously served as content manager of Unlocking the Bible. She is the author, along with Sarah Walton, of Hope When It Hurts: Biblical Reflections to Help You Grasp God’s Purpose in Your Suffering (The Good Book Company, April 2017). She blogs at her website, and you can follow her on Twitter. She and her husband Brad are parents to their sweet daughter and members of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Itasca, Ill.

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