Former Gov. Mike Huckabee shares his insight on praying for our leaders.

Prayer and the Political Arena.

Holy Disruptions

God interrupts a family’s life trajectory and gives them a new vision and plan

Live Like Your Mic Is On

Remember, we always have an audience.

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Holy Disruptions

  Holy Disruptions God interrupts a family’s life trajectory and gives them a new vision and plan By Celia Deneen Our lives were comfortably under control — at least as much as they can be with three young children and another on the way. Henry had left his law practice in
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Three Encounters, a Deeper Faith

By Alaina Sturkie In just one week, God proved His power and answered some questions that had been swirling around in my mind. How can I share my faith? Will anyone even listen to me? I was constantly wallowing in a pit of self-doubt. In the midst of my self-doubt, I pulled into
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Be Brave

Be Brave Words Whispered to Shrink Her Fear By Lacey Hines “Be brave.” The gentle whisper tugged at my heart for what seemed like forever. For a girl whose biggest struggle is fear, being brave isn’t exactly something I practice on a regular basis. But, I was certain I’d heard
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The Stranger in the Mirror

By Todd R. Vick My friend, Heidi, saved my life. Literally. While I was still a high school senior, some band buddies of mine who had already graduated and attained positions in the Carolina Band assured me of one thing: If you are in the band, you will drink alcohol. I was
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Who Knows? A Struggle With Perfection Or Nothing

By Joeli Mulligan I grow deaf to the whisper of the Holy Spirit. I forget that life is a journey with God. He doesn’t save us and send us on our way. He walks with us. My days are so busy and so full of opportunities to fall, but God reminds me again and again that my job is to
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Katie Eats: Why Fast?

Why Fast By Katie Bryan Throughout the Bible we see examples of people fasting. Biblical fasting always has to do with restricting food for a spiritual purpose. When we intentionally focus on prayer instead of food, God will strengthen our spirit and self-control, all the while
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Prayer and the Political Arena

PRAYER AND THE POLITICAL ARENA Former Presidential Candidate Governor Mike Huckabee shares with Living Real his insight on praying for our leaders. By Kelly Coakley Back in college, while studying for a career in television news, I knew I wanted to be a White House correspondent.
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Staying Focused in a World of Distractions

What I learned from observing hotel housekeepers By Susan Feaster I love to travel! In the early years of our marriage, I stayed home and raised children while my husband did a lot of traveling in connection with his job. Now that we’re in the empty-nest years, one of the great
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Live Like Your Mic is On

By Cherie Nettles The room was set up for several hundred people. The event coordinator had asked me to arrive 30 minutes early for a sound check. As usual, the sound technician was spot on and our scheduled 30-minute prep time was a mere five. After checking my lapel mic, he
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The Cost of Cultural Compromise

Excerpt from the book “Silent No More” (Edited according to the guidelines of Living Real Magazine). By Dr. Wayne J. Edwards For the past 40 years, “Confessing Christians” have become fearfully silent regarding the advancement of secularism and evil in our society.
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A Lost Art: The 16:14 Project

A Lost Art: The 16:14 Project By Allie Paige Thornton All around me I have witnessed people using their talents and gifts to do amazing things. I’ve watched football players give glory to God after a remarkable play. I’ve heard musicians sing and play praise to Christ, and
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The Church, Race, and Reconciliation

On opposite ends of Columbia, South Carolina, two pastors shepherd two very different churches. The Meeting Place Church International is an African-American congregation, led by Bishop Eric Freeman. Trinity Baptist Church is a predominantly white congregation, led by Dr. Eddie
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My Midlife Crisis: The Icing on the Cake

Have you ever gone through a season in life that required you to take it up a notch? Maybe something completely out of your control occurred or a simple feeling of discontentment caused you to shake things up on your own. Maybe change took you by surprise or maybe you signed up
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There is No Box

One of my favorite movies is “The Matrix,” starring Keanu Reaves. In one scene, Neo (played by Reaves) is given instructions by a child bending a spoon with his mind. The only way to bend the spoon is to realize one very important thing: there is NO spoon. For years, we have been
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Lighthouse For Life

We’ve all seen the news; children are being sold for sex. It is happening in Thailand, Costa Rica, India, and other countries. “Thank God it’s not happening here.” That was Andrea Wind’s assessment of human trafficking until her pastor preached a sermon on the subject. Andrea is
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