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  • I Couldn't Hold Back the Tears
    I Couldn’t Hold Back the Tears
    I love to have neighbors in my living room, talking about God’s Word together. With that desire, I’ve repeatedly sent out fliers, knocked...
  • 10 Neighborhood Christmas Outreach Ideas
    10 Neighborhood Christmas Outreach Ideas
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  • An Original
    An Original
    Enjoy our guest post today from Abingdon Women   The lotion bottle was sitting nearly empty among the crayons, paint, and other supplies.  I...
  • Lighthouse Report: Personal Struggles
    Lighthouse Report: Personal Struggles
      To listen to the interview, click the 1 minute segment, or the full 2 minutes. *STRUGGLES* MP3 1-MIN 2-MIN Debbie McGoldrick knows how...
  • A Banquet for Birds
    A Banquet for Birds
    Like any good southern girl, I hang Boston ferns out on my porch every year in late May. It just makes the whole,...
  • Love Your Neighbor As Yourself?
    Love Your Neighbor As Yourself?
    “Love your neighbor as yourself.”. Yes, but how? What comes to mind when you read this verse?  (Mark 12:31) What does it look...
  • Blessing Bags
    Blessing Bags
    Blessing bags are a great service project to prepare together within your NBS.  One blessing bag is kept by each person.  In the...
  • Start With Prayer
    Start With Prayer
    So you want to start something, but don’t know how, or where to begin, right?  Well… let’s start right here! Praying for Yourself...
  • "B" Released
    “B” Released
    “B” Released  The Three “B’s” of Letting Go Yesterday a friend and I released our balloons, buried our losses and burned our lists...
  • Unexpected Blessings... Amy's Story
    Unexpected Blessings… Amy’s Story
    Unexpected Blessings Amy von Borstel I could’ve never dreamed of the blessings that would come from my involvement in a neighborhood Bible study....

No panic, No fear, No figuring or forecasting

Trusting God All The Way to Africa (Enroute to Nairobi from London – after being awakened at 2:30 a.m. with a distressing phone call from home.  I don’t think I slept, but continued to pray, praise and rest in Your presence.  I sit between my husband Mark […]

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Be nice to everyone. You never know who lost an argument to a teenager.

Be nice to everyone. You never know who lost an argument to a teenager.

  Mothers need one another. I don’t know how else to say it. We need advice. We need “oh ya, I’ve been there too.” We need encouragement. We need affirmation. We need help, for pete’s sake.   Gathering mothers together is really fun. Throw out this question, […]

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5 Simple Ways to Connect with Neighbors at Easter

5 Simple Ways to Connect with Neighbors at Easter

5 Ways to connect with your neighbors at Easter   A pastor was recently sharing that his family initiated with a neighbor who lived two doors down. They had the family over for Easter lunch.  As the conversation progressed he asked them what Easter meant to them.  […]

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It’s My yoke, My burden, not yours.

It's My yoke, My burden, not yours.

I AM – Listening Prayer I surround you with My love I hold you close to My heart I am with you always and in every situation. I AM   I AM sovereign I AM your peace I AM your strength I AM your counselor I AM […]

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Jailbreak: Set Free to be Free

Jailbreak: Set Free to be Free

Most prisoners in jail, regardless of the number of hours or years locked up, dream of the time they will be set free.   Imagine an inmate sitting in a prison cell with his back facing the door.  A guard unexpectedly unlocks his door and informs the […]

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Lord, don’t I need new clothes?

Lord, don't I need new clothes?

What is keeping you from reaching out to your neighbors?  Are you hiding behind your door? So far NBS2GO has encouraged you to host a Bible study in your home, emphasizing that it doesn’t matter what type of countertops you have, where you live, and if you […]

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Tears Filled Her Eyes: Fresh Idea for a Sweet Valentine’s NBS

Tears Filled Her Eyes: Fresh Idea for a Sweet Valentine's NBS

As a facilitator of a neighborhood Bible study for nine years now, I am continually looking for fresh ideas. If the Lord is creative enough to design butterflies and the zebra, certainly He can give me creativity with the women in my Bible study! It’s a well known fact that for Valentine’s Day, […]

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My head says GYM My heart says NACHOS

My head says GYM My heart says NACHOS

My head says GYM my heart says NACHOS. Who else can relate to this? The beginning of the year always holds grand thoughts of that 10 lbs. I want to lose, or organizing my entire house, or the budget I want to live by.  What are your […]

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Seven Weeks, 12,000 Miles and Eight Flat Tires

Seven Weeks, 12,000 Miles and Eight Flat Tires

When I was a child, our family loved to travel, camp and explore God’s creation. One summer we had one of those vacations of a lifetime!  For seven and a half weeks, we traveled 3,000 miles from Michigan to Alaska and back. Mid-summer, the four of us […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Will I Walk on Water or Stay in the Boat?

New Year’s Resolutions: Will I Walk on Water or Stay in the Boat?

I usually don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. There are enough things I fail to do on a regular basis — why would I add to the list? But, this past year I did. I made a big one: I resolved to give up fear. Fear of man, that […]

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