Archive for July, 2009

How to Conquer the Fear of Rejection: Key #4

Last Thursday, we read about accepting our unchangeables. Here is the fourth key in conquering the fear of rejection. 4. Greet Everyone Enthusiastically. One of the most powerful steps to take in conquering the fear of rejection is learning how to greet people with as much enthusiasm and warmth as...

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Pavilions of Protection

"As I finished reading Pavilions of Protection, I saw myself in one of the paragraphs. A year ago, I was out from under the authority of my parents. I was so out of control that my father felt it necessary to keep me by his side at all times. "I had placed my mind, will, and emotions above God and,...

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July 2009 Girls’ Journey

The largest Journey to the Heart we've ever had took off for the Northwoods this morning! Before departing, Mr. Gothard shared an exhortation to seek the Lord from Psalm 25. Pray that God would show more of Himself to each young lady on this Journey as they learn the fear of the Lord this week. "The...

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Photos from the July Guy’s Journey

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A Passion for You

Throughout the week of seeking the Lord, the cry of Joshua's heart was, "Lord, I don't want to go back to the way that I was. Give me a passion for you." In the following testimony, he shares what God did on his Journey to the Heart that made it a life-changing experience. [audio:Testimony_200907_Joshua.mp3] Download...

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How to Conquer the Fear of Rejection: Key #3

Last week we looked at not comparing ourselves with others.  Following is the third of seven Biblical points which can help resolve the fear of rejection. 3. Accept Your Unchangeables. [caption id="attachment_1284" align="alignleft" width="121" caption="Instead of becoming bitter over her childhood...

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How to Conquer the Fear of Rejection: Key #2

Last Thursday we investigated the danger of loving the praise of people and the need to learn the fear of the Lord. Today we look at the second of seven Biblical keys that we can apply to our lives to conquer the fear of rejection. 2. Stop Comparing Yourself with Others. When we compare ourselves with...

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July 2009 Guys Team

The largest guys Journey to the Heart team in the history of the program  took off for the Northwoods this morning. As I asked some of the guys how I could pray for them, I was encouraged to hear some say, "Pray that I would remove anything in my life that might hinder God's power," "Pray that the...

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Tragedy to Triumph!

The house was in an uproar. Two gold chains lay atop a dresser in the master bedroom on the second floor of the house. The usual wearer of those chains was nowhere to be found. Something was wrong, very wrong. The person to whom those two necklaces belonged to never ever took them off, unless she absolutely...

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How to Conquer the Fear of Rejection: Key #1

Think for a minute of how many decisions we make every day that can be traced back to a fear of rejection. How frequently do we decide what to wear because of how we think others will perceive us? How many times do we tremble to speak in public because we don't want to make fools of ourselves? How...

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