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Grace Intervention Study Guide

Here’s a study guide for my latest book, GRACE INTERVENTION. This study guide provides questions for group interaction or personal reflection. It’s printable and it’s free. A great resource for your church, small group, youth group, or retreat. How about a...

God’s New Years Resolutions

I understand that God never changes, and that his plan dates back to eternity past. In that sense, the turning of our earthly year means nothing to “the High and Lofty One who inhabits eternity” (Isaiah 57:15). However, I also understand that God is...

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Margi’s Memo From Margi: Wife, Mom, Attorney, Professor, Married to a Pastor To: The Women I Know Re: Our Inner Mean-Girl It’s a mystery. How did a cruel and untrue remark about me travel 2,298 miles, from my home town on the west coast, to the ears of my best friend...

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Margi’s Memo From: Margi–Christian, wife, mom, attorney, professor, married to a pastor To: The Gals in My Church Re: Being a Jerk I wanted to be a jerk. I mean I sooooo badly wanted to be a jerk. I was hurt, wounded. I had a right to be hurt. I might even have been...

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Margi’s Memo From: Margi, wife, mom, attorney, married to a pastor To: the gals in our church Re: Self-esteem, part 2 “There’s my beautiful girl!” he said as he lifted her in his arms and drew her near. She wrapped her arms around his neck and...

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Margi’s Memo April 18, 2007 From: Margi, wife, mom, attorney, professor. Married to a pastor. To: All the Gals in our Church Re: Some Morons I Ran Into As a parting shot, I called out, “You morons!” Then I hustled my daughter to her ballet class. The...

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Margi’s Memo  From Margi: Wife, Mom, Attorney, Married to a Pastor To: The Gals in Our Church Re: Self-Esteem I remember it well. There I was, all of 18 years of age, walking through the college campus at Cedarville College in Ohio and I heard, “So how’s the weather...

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MM2 April 11, 1007 Margi’s Memo From Margi: Wife, Mom, Attorney, Professor, Married to a Pastor To: The Women Who Feel Guilty Looking at the Size 4 Next Door Re: Capacity She bit her lip to keep from biting his head off. It took every ounce of will power...

MM7: The Art of the Compliment

Margi’s Memo  From: Margi–attorney, professor, mom, and pastor’s wife To: The gals in our church Re: The Art of the Compliment The comment: “Wow, you have full lips. Because most old people have thin lips.” The speaker of the comment: a 15 or 16 year old...

Sample Chapters of: Mind Games

Chapter One — Meet Other People’s Craziness He doesn’t want me? A hot tear escaped his swollen eyelid and rolled down his cheek. Every breath made his chest burn. He clutched his threadbare blanket and covered his head with his pillow. Only the pale moon witnessed the...

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