Category Archives: Identity

Faithful to His Promises: A FirstCov’er Story

FirstCov'er Nancy Nygaard is no stranger to physical suffering. She has weathered many storms in her life, and in continuing to seek God through it all, she has witnessed His blessings and faithfulness. Read her story below, as she gives us a glimpse into her journey. Pursue Him to Find your Purpose Seek God through…
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Broken People Created for a Beautiful Purpose

When the world sees busted, He sees beauty. What the world calls worthless, He calls worthy. When the world tosses aside, disregards, or throws away, He calls us by name, regards the lowly, and collects our tears. For a great part of my life, I tried to hide my brokenness. I was ashamed of all…
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4 Signs of Over-Praising Your Children…And Finding Grace for Them

There is much that can discourage or tear down kids. It is important to praise our kids. So can it ever be unhealthy? Can we really "over-praise?" How we praise our kids will impact how they grow up and their character. Today let's explore four unhealthy signs in our praising and what you can watch…
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Do You Wear Your Faith Like a Jacket? [Video]

There are many examples people use to describe the life of faith. Below is an interesting video parable. Faith can be most challenged in seasons of change or transition. As circumstances change, we find ourselves engaging our faith differently. And this happens for anyone of any age. It's interesting to note that 45% of students…
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Getting Along with Introverts and Extroverts

God created each of us from the very earliest moments of life (Psalm 139:13-16) but that does not mean we are all the same or even similar. The infographic below helps us consider how to look at someone through a different lens. Whether it's our kids, parents, a friend or a co-worker, there are differences.…
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Sticky Faith (Ch. 3): Sticky Identity

  Who am I? How do we help someone develop a strong identity? As we grow we all face the difficulty of forming our identity. In this chapter, we had the opportunity to explore a few interesting reflections on what identity is and how it develops. A few thoughts that stood out: "In terms of…
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Identity Theft: You Aren’t Who You Think You Are

Identity theft comes in many ways. Ever feel useless? Worthless? Like you are just taking up space? Often it comes from someone else but sometimes we steal it from ourselves. We look in the mirror and see something completely different than others may...and even with what others see, it may not be what God does.…
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