The Cost of Free Will

The Cost of Free Will

Hello Altered Stories Family,   I want to talk about a subject that has caused controversy within the church.  The Bible says we as humans have free will to choose whether to follow God or not. Yet what does it look like to follow him? Yeshua, Jesus gives us a hint...

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Do We Understand Our Freedom in Christ?

Do We Understand Our Freedom in Christ?

Hello Altered Stories Family,  As we just celebrated the fourth of July and the birth of America, I have seen clips on social media that show people do not know what July 4th is, and why we celebrate the holiday.   As sad as this is, I think the even more frustrating...

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Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

Hello Altered Stories Family,  I'm currently writing this blog at my hotel at the Spark Media Conference.  It is very late.  The Lord has provided many opportunities for me to meet other podcasters and to gain new contacts at this conference.  However, one thing that...

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It’s Time to Refresh

It’s Time to Refresh

Hello Altered Stories Family, We are entering Summertime.  For many this is a time of family, fun, and enjoying time out of school, at least for the kids. However, the Lord has been impressing on me that this is also a time of refreshing.  You see, for many this is a...

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Desiring Growth in Your Faith

Desiring Growth in Your Faith

Hello Altered Stories Family, As I'm sure it is with many of you, this first half of April has been nothing short of nuts. Between maintaining the businesses my husband and I run and finishing a writing project and many other things, it has been hard to catch my...

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The Resurrection and Passover

The Resurrection and Passover

Hello Altered Stories Family, This weekend we celebrate the death, burial and resurrection of our Lord.  However, did you know that there is a tie into the Jewish Passover that was just observed this past weekend?  In fact the very sacraments that we take known as...

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The Season of Transition

The Season of Transition

Hello Altered Stories Family, As I was reflecting on what to share and working on another project, the idea of transition came to me.  The idea is that when we come to Christ, we move in to a period of transition. For example, before I was a Christian I was well known...

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The Blessings of Self-Care

The Blessings of Self-Care

Hello Altered Stories Family. I want to take a moment to talk to you about the blessing of self-care. I know no one talks about this much, but as a follower of Christ and as someone who is active during the week, I cannot tell you how needed this is. We live in a time...

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Wrestling with God

Wrestling with God

Hello Altered Stories Family, As of late, I have read a lot of Science Fiction.  One of the authors I am reading is a man, who not only is good at telling a good story, but he also questions the idea of faith and God and all the things around that. I do not know if he...

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