11.25.2016

How to Pray for America

Author: Laurie Cole

The election is over . . . but the conflict is not. Our nation is still divided. Is there anything you can do? Yes! You can pray for America. Has the non-stop primary and election news coverage has left you battle fatigued and discouraged? Me, too. But this week, the Lord surprised and encouraged me… Read More »

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11.22.2016

The Real Reason I Cook on Thanksgiving

Author: Laurie Cole
Categories: Laurie's Posts

I’ve planned the menu, prepared my grocery list, and shopped for the groceries. Now it is time to begin the annual . . . Thanksgiving Cooking Marathon! Today, I will begin cooking (chopping the veggies, making the gravy, and baking cornbread for the dressing). Tomorrow, I will continue cooking (making the desserts and dozens and… Read More »

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11.18.2016

An Update On My Mom

Author: Laurie Cole

  No Front Porch Friday, porch-sitting video for me today, sisters. I have a nasty cold. Nasty as in my Kleenex supply is dwindling by the minute, and I’m pretty sure you could catch this awful mess just by watching me via video. But today, I do want to share an update with you about… Read More »

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11.17.2016

4 Ways God Speaks

Author: Laurie Cole
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11.11.2016

When You Need to Know God’s Will

Author: Laurie Cole

Are you seeking to know God’s will for your life? Are you weighing a big decision, wanting desperately to know what He wants you to do, but you have no idea how to really know what it is? Are unexpected circumstances in your life causing you to question whether you are in God’s will or… Read More »

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10.28.2016

When Your World Has Been Rocked

Author: Laurie Cole

Has your world been rocked recently? Mine has, and I’ll share that with you today along with a very personal prayer request on Front Porch Friday. But I’m not the only one at Priority Ministries whose world has been rocked this week. On Wednesday, Emily Ryan and her family received the devastating and unexpected news… Read More »

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10.17.2016

Winners of our Front Porch Friday Giveaway!

Author: Laurie Cole

Thanks to all of you who participated in our Front Porch Friday Giveaway! It was such a blessing to discover some of your favorite Christian books. I loved the variety of books represented. Bless you for sharing and for giving me so many recommended reads (and Christmas gift ideas). As promised, today I’m announcing the… Read More »

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10.14.2016

Giveaway Today! Enter to Win

Author: Laurie Cole

Exciting news! Today is Front Porch Friday Giveaway Day!! I’m giving away two great books from one of my all-time favorite authors to THREE of you sweet friends. It’s super easy to enter. Here’s how: Post a comment to this post with: Your first name The name of your favorite Christian book (except for the… Read More »

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09.30.2016

Christian Married to a Non-Believer? What do you do?

Author: Laurie Cole

Bill and I are in Israel today with a wonderful group of friends old and new. For over a week, we’ve been walking where Jesus walked, seeing what Jesus saw, and experiencing Jesus and all that He did for us in a beautiful new way. Wish you were here! Tomorrow we will return home to… Read More »

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09.23.2016

How to Start a Home Bible Study

Author: Laurie Cole

Is God prompting you to start a home Bible study in your neighborhood? If you’re thinking, “Yes . . . well . . . maybe, but I have no clue how to do it,” then prepare to be prepared as I share one of the most popular Front Porch Friday series of all time: How to… Read More »

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09.16.2016

My Favorite Quiet Time Tool & Tips

Author: Laurie Cole

Today on the porch, I’m sharing my favorite quiet time tool and a few super practical tips that I hope will enrich your own quiet time. If you’ve known me for a while, you’ve probably already guessed what my favorite quiet time tool is. But today I’ll show you how I use it to meet… Read More »

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09.09.2016

When Life Hurts: 3 Must-Remember Truths

Author: Laurie Cole

I was a Precept Bible Study leader for almost 15 years. Every week after our class discussion, we watched the video teaching by Kay Arthur, and so many of her messages and stories are forever etched in my heart and mind. One of my favorite things Kay taught was something she called The 5 Deadly Ds.… Read More »

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