The Problem With OMG {Exodus 20}

The Problem with OMG

It’s everywhere – the term “OMG”. It’s in magazines, movies, on television, Facebook,  Twitter, blogs…yes, Christian ones, at Christian conferences…on the platform {gasp!} and it even sneaked into our house on a shirt my daughter received as a Christmas gift. Alexis wore this shirt (pictured above) to a church activity and when she returned home her brother looked right at her shirt and said, “Whoa!  Why are you letting her wear that?” I did not even notice the words “OMG Cake!” were on that flag.  So my husband took a black sharpie marker and turned the O into a “heart” and the […]

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For the Leader Who Feels Weak: A Call to Courage

For leaders who feel weak a call to courage

I was in 3rd grade when I realized I had a real problem. I knew I had a speech impediment because kids on the school bus had pointed it out – but it hadn’t really bothered me much…until the day speech therapy began.  I had trouble with the letters “s” and “z”.  For some reason, I said them out the side of my mouth. Once a week in my public school, I left my class and friends and headed to the speech therapy room where I wore headphones and repeated over and over…and over… the “s” and “z” sound correctly. […]

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When It Feels Like You Can’t Agree On Anything

When it feels like you can't agree on Anything

By Emanda Rosen at OvercomerOutreach.com The very concept of marriage is a huge challenge. The struggle begins by bringing together… two different people, who are from two different families, two different sets of life experiences, two different physical make ups and different needs, wants, desires and even goals in life. Not to mention the biggest deal of all…DIFFERENT BRANDS OF TOOTHPASTE…Oh, yes I did. We DID have many disagreements about the way things SHOULD be. It went something like this… Crest vs Colgate, real vs. fake Christmas trees, clean clothes vs dirty ones, early dinner time vs I’ll-fix-it-when-I’m-hungry-time, and the […]

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Good Morning Girls Resources {Exodus 16-20}

GMG Resources Exodus 16-20

It’s time to begin Week 4 in Exodus! If you are still with us – way to go!  You are being so disciplined!  Michael Hyatt says, “4 out of 10 people quit their New Year’s Resolutions before February!” It’s hard to press through busy schedules…but you are still here and going strong and just look what God is teaching us! This study has been wonderful! If you are in a GMG group – do not stop checking in with your group.  They want to hear from you – even if you weren’t able to read that day’s reading – chime […]

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Trusting God in the Midst of a Trial {Exodus 14}

Trusting God in the midst of a trial {Exodus 14}

  Are you in the midst of a trial? Or do you feel like you’ve gone from trial to trial to trial?  Then this video is for you: {if you are reading this in email or feed, come on over to the blog to see the video and join the discussion!} In Exodus 14, the infamous story of Moses parting the Red Sea is told.  As the story unfolds, we see the mighty power of our God.  I  mean seriously – the Red Sea literally rolled back and the ground was dry for the Israelites! Some skeptics have said that the […]

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6 Attributes of a Leader

6 Attributes of a leader

This past weekend, I sat down with my 2015, 2016 and 2017 calendar and mapped out the Good Morning Girls Bible Reading Plan for the next 3 years.  My eyes were opened. Blogging Through the Bible is a BIG commitment.  I will be doing this for a VERY long time. And I LOVE it – it is my honor and joy to serve in this way. So as I set the pace for the ministry God has given me to lead, I reflected on what it is going to take, to accomplish my goals. Here is what I believe are […]

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Asparagus Wrapped in Bacon

Asparagus 1

Janelle from Comfy In The Kitchen is back with this amazing side dish! Janelle writes: The maple bacon paired up with cracked black pepper and sea salt makes this sweet and savory dish a winner! A side that looks fancy, but is soooo easy. Enjoy roasted in the oven {as shown} or grilled! Trim the bottoms of your asparagus so they are even with one another {about 1-2 inches} and rinse. Bundle 5-6 together, wrap tightly with one piece of uncooked maple bacon -seal with a toothpick. Line up bundles in a foiled lined 9×13 baking pan {I would steer […]

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Good Morning Girls Resources {Exodus 11-15}

GMG Resources Exodus 11-15

It’s time to begin Week 3 in Exodus!  Hooray! This is when the going gets tough and the tough get going. It’s always exciting at the start of a new year to begin a fresh Bible study.  With excitement we open God’s Word and He speaks and it is so very good.  But  then real life and busy schedules can begin to crowd out the excitement we once had.  This is when discipline and not giving up – even if you are behind – begins. If you are in a GMG group – do not stop checking in with your […]

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5 Characteristics of Our Mighty God {Exodus 7-10}

Bright Colorful Sunrise On The Sea With Beautiful Clouds

The question I want to answer today is, “What do we learn about the character of God in Exodus 7-10?” This is a question we can ask ourselves everyday after we read the Bible. Often times we quickly jump to the application process, but there is so much to be learned about the character of God as we study the Word. Don’t miss this! For those using the Exodus eWorkbook, you are familiar with the SOAK method of Bible Study.  But for those not familiar, the word  SOAK is an acronym:: S – The S stands for Scripture O – […]

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2 of My Ministry Flops & Why You Should Keep Leading

2 of my ministry flops

I am about to share 2 of my flops in ministry. I have many more but for brevity sake – I chose these two to focus on. Flop #1   Good Morning Girls began in my home church in 2007.  I was leading a Women’s Bible Study and felt like I needed accountability so I started a 6am club.  11 women signed up.  Every morning we emailed each other at 6am for 3 months…but it was unrealistic for this group of moms who were nursing babies and waking with toddlers. So we renamed our group the “Good Morning Girls” (and […]

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Raising the Rebel

Raising the Rebel

Today’s post is written by Jeanette Wood (aka Mrs. Joseph Wood).  She blogs at A Moment with Mom.  She is a homeschooling mother of 11 children!  Wowsa – right?  Six children she gave birth to physically and five were born from her heart through adoption. We had the chance to hang out this past summer in Dallas and this woman runs deep. Jeanette writes: As I prepare to join all of you, in a cyberspace heart to heart conversation, I consider my own rebellious heart.  All the small and big ways I reject God’s sovereign will in my life.  All the […]

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Good Morning Girls Resources {Exodus 6-10}

Good Morning Girls Resources {Exodus 6-10}

It’s time to begin Week 2 in Exodus!  Did you miss the first week? No worries – all are welcome anytime. There are no sign-ups or enrollment here. Join us! Here’s the January Bible Bookmark Reading Plan: {Click HERE to print the January Bookmark.} Here is this week’s Reading Plan: Here are this week’s Group Discussion Questions {A special thank you to the GMG leadership team who created these for us – Misty, Mandy, Rosilind and Bridget}: Here’s this week’s Monday Meditation {and Memorization} Print the passage and put a copy by your computer, in your kitchen, in your bathroom, […]

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