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Blog Entries - 2020

Wilderness Season

Your Wilderness Has Purpose

June 15, 2020

Your season of transition has PURPOSE; actually, more than likely, it has more than one purpose. The Israelites went through transition in the wilderness. They weren't just wandering. They weren't just waiting. They

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How Link Leading Ladies Started

May 24, 2020

During a worship service at our church in Batavia, Ohio, in 2016, the Holy Spirit moved on me in a strong way. I heard Him clearly say to me in my spirit, "You are to start a ministry for women in leadership, and you

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The Dangers of Wrongful Stereotyping

May 24, 2020

A stereotype is a standardized mental picture that is held in common by members of a group and that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgment.[1] It’s a classification

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Trusting or Testing

May 22, 2020

Jesus understood that we shouldn't tempt God, or try to manipulate Him. In Psalm 91 God promises that His angels will protect us. In Luke 4 the enemy quotes Psalm 91 and dares Jesus to jump from a high

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It Started With A Prophecy

May 1, 2020

Grow Churches celebrates 10 years this May! It started with a prophecy in 2001. Since it is our ten year anniversary, I want to share this story with you.    In 2001, we were living in a second-story (third floor)

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5 Ways a Church Can Help In a Crisis

April 23, 2020

Our world often faces crisis situations. Hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes, famine, wars, pestilence and such. Now we are facing Covid-19. God has delegated the care of the hurting and the poor to the church. God has

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