Arise Blog

Articles by Shelley Pulliam

  • Using the Pandemic for Good

    We’re all experiencing something we’ve never encountered before, and it’s more than a little disconcerting. Here are a few ways we can we step outside our comfort zone and fill this time of heartache with hope.

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  • Such A Time As This

    Often we believe if we’re not climbing mountains, traveling the world, or working a high-level job then we can’t make a difference. But that wasn't true for the biblical heroine Esther and it isn't true for you either.

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  • Why Church?

    As a single woman, why is it important to attend church? Great question. Here are our top three reasons why church should be a top priority for singles.

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  • Feeling God’s Pleasure

    During the span of our life, hours have been devoted to eating popcorn and participating in America’s favorite pastime: an evening at the movies. We reminisce about movies that produced tears or ones that caused side pains from laughing, but only a few were “life-defining” cinema moments. One such movie for me was Chariots of Fire. To this day hearing the theme song resonates within me a deep desire to make a difference in the world.

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  • Close to the Brokenhearted

    Are you feeling brokenhearted? Do your circumstances overwhelm you, causing you to dig deep to even breathe? Are you emotionally distressed? Where should we turn when we’re crushed and downtrodden?

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  • Building Your Team

    As we maneuver through life, we need a group of individuals who will rally around us for celebrations, heartache, and difficult conversations. But how do we do that in a busy world?

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  • Remembering Your "Lasts"

    Everyday memories are priceless. We get caught up in the struggles, responsibilities, and daily grind and fail to look around and cherish the last times. Each day holds a moment that will never be recaptured.

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  • What’s Your Plymouth Rock?

    Although Plymouth Rock inspires us with sentiments of the love of our country, God’s milestones should arouse us to an overwhelming admiration and devotion to the King of Kings. But where do we begin? Start today by considering all the mighty deeds he's done in your life.

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  • Splotches of Pink and Red

    If you’re like most of us, it’s easy to beat yourself up when you know full well that you’ve missed the mark in your walk with Christ. But God knows our shortcomings and the cross reminds us that he has covered every stain in our lives. The question is how do we live our lives protecting our hearts and minds so the world doesn't corrode them.

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  • Raindrops of Grace

    Do you ever just stop and enjoy the grace of God? It's hard in this busy world to take in all of God's goodness that he has surrounded us with. Maybe today you could pause and enjoy the drops of grace that God showers us with.

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