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Songs that Reveal Beauty and Grace in Brokenness {DoNotDepart.com}

Songs Revealing Beauty and Grace Out of Brokenness

I sometimes get lost in my brokenness. I focus too deeply on my problems. Sit too long on my mistakes. Refuse grace-given love too frequently. I’m broken and don’t deserve love, but that’s the point of grace. Depths of Music As much as I love words (and, like Ali, I really do), music (and dance) can express depths where words sometimes cannot breach. When you think of brokenness and … [Read More...]

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Come thou Fount: a song for wanderers

Mighty truths and stirring melodies often meld in the forge of pain. Englishman Robert Robinson wasn't the first boy to habitually wander from the narrow path. He only went to a meeting to hear George Whitefield so he could mock it, but instead, he changed. As a young adult trying to etch out a new path for life, he wrote down the anthem of his heart. It's an invitation, a declaration, and a … [Read More...]

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Good things are coming! – Isaiah 55:13 {Memory verse}

It’s our last week memorizing Isaiah 55 together. Thanks to all who have journeyed with us in this amazing chapter. And what a verse to end on! Isaiah 55:13 is a beautiful image of restoration and metamorphosis that we experience now in part, but will experience later in full. As you read these words leading up to our celebration of Christ's resurrection on Sunday, thank God for His power to … [Read More...]

Chosen by God

My family and I are in the process of adopting a child from Ethiopia. There's a little boy right now halfway across the world who doesn't even know that America exists. Much less, that there's a … [Read More...]

Finally!

Eager anticipation dominated the Christmases of my childhood. All the traditions of the season promised the arrival of the big day – the tree, the brightly wrapped packages, the lights, and the music. … [Read More...]

Mighty ones on guard

Would you pray for the Scripture Dig team as we prepare to minister as a team at a retreat in Pigeon Forge, TN on April 8&9? We will teach about what it means to be “in the Family” of God and what … [Read More...]

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