Arise Blog

Category: Spiritual Growth

  • Do You Need a 2nd Chance?

    Have you ever just felt lousy as a single mom, like you’re not a candidate for God’s forgiveness or you’ve fallen outside the realm of deserving God’s favor? If so, you’ve swallowed the biggest lie of Satan EVER! He doesn’t want you to know that your heavenly Father is the God of 2nd chances. (And I might add, by the way, that I actually know Him as the God of 3rd, 4th, and 5th chances!)

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  • Get a Plan

    Reading the Bible is an important practice in the life of a believer, but it's not always easy to decide what to read or how to get started with a regular reading schedule. Read along as Kim Heinecke shares how the YouVersion Bible App makes reading the Bible easy and engaging.

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  • How to Persevere Past the Potholes - Second Part

    When you find yourself in a place where you must deal with nasty people, it helps to identify where boundaries are being breached. Maybe you are the way I was, constantly trying to figure out what the problem was, how to reason with these people, even thinking, What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I work this out?

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  • The End Doesn’t Mean It’s Over

    My road to becoming a single mom involved me losing my home, closing my business and the man I loved no longer accepting my love. When I looked in the mirror, I didn’t even recognize myself. I thought my role as a wife defined who I was.

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  • If I Had Only 40 Minutes, What Would I Tell Single Moms

    For the past eleven years, I’ve had the immense joy to be the Friday night and Saturday afternoon keynote speaker for the single mom gathering. Every year I ask, “Father, what should I say?” And every time, it all boils down to one word… JESUS.

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  • Growth Chart

    As a single mom it is easy to see growth in our children, but what about growth in ourselves? If we could look at our wisdom and maturity on a report card, how would that look?

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