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Coffee Parties That Count
Coffee Parties That Count

Looking for a new way to reach out and share the Good News with your friends and neighbours? How about a small get-together in your own home or the home a friend? A coffee party that counts is an informal, nonthreatening gathering attended by non-Christians who have come as guests of Christian friends. The event […]

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Custom Weddings
Custom Weddings

No matter where they’re from – be it Africa, Armenia, Kenya or Canada – brides want to look beautiful on their wedding day. And yet, what that means exactly, varies. It seems wedding traditions are as diverse as the world’s cultures. But one thing is certain: a wedding is always a celebration. Bridal fashions When […]

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A Sip for the Soul
A Sip for the Soul

It was a weekday morning and the living room was full of women. I sat on a couch, mug in hand, watching the events unfold. One woman had just presented a craft idea, and a plate of goodies was rounding the room a second time. Then another woman shared how knowing Jesus personally had changed […]

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Trials Come in All Shapes and Sizes
Trials Come in All Shapes and Sizes

We all know someone who is getting a divorce, dying of some awful disease, having severe financial problems, or whose children have turned their lives upside down. We recognize these as trials. But check it out–trials come in all sizes and shapes. 100% of human beings, married or single, experience hurt in their relationships. 100% […]

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How to Start A Cancer Support Group
How to Start A Cancer Support Group

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:31) By sharing Biblical truths and principles, a support group can provide encouragement for women with cancer during a very difficult and confusing […]

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Gracious Hospitality
Gracious Hospitality

Do you welcome visitors into your home? Many issues hinder us from entertaining. You might think your house is too messy or too small. Perhaps you don’t cook very well or couldn’t compete with the birthday party that your neighbor threw for her daughter. Maybe you are just too busy. 1 Peter 4:9 says, “Offer […]

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Scared to Have People Over?
Scared to Have People Over?

I discovered the true meaning of hospitality--that it's an attitude of the heart--with help from my mom and a pot of spaghetti.

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Tips for Hosting a Christmas Coffee
Tips for Hosting a Christmas Coffee

Entertaining involves outer trappings; hospitality involves the heart. Where entertaining is an event that requires resources, hospitality is an invitation to friendship. This hospitality event is designed to provide an opportunity to build relationships with neighbors. It is a casual social night that will include a brief time for you to share the significance of Christmas through […]

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The Under-Used Room
The Under-Used Room

If your guests seem uncomfortable in your living room, relax; it may not be your company they dislike. Their chairs may be too far apart. “People are the most comfortable when their chairs are no more than five to eight feet apart,” says Shirley Remple, an interior decorating consultant. “Otherwise people feel isolated and withdraw […]

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Celebrate the Season
Celebrate the Season

Tis’ the season to entertain. These days, “being jolly” has taken a back seat to the multitude of parties, plays and dinners we attend every Christmas. But no other time of the year is better suited to sharing Christ with our friends and family than the season that celebrates His birth. Everyone loves a party. […]

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