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Finding and Keeping Your Purpose

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God often works in ways we don’t expect. Terri Ponce de Leon’s story is proof. He gave her a vision and called her out from behind a desk and into the lives of women who longed to know their purpose. Along the way, Terri found her purpose too (above right). Here’s her story.   Several years ago, I helped a family …

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Meet Biola University’s Ruby Women

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When the story is told of the founding of Biola University in Los Angeles, somehow the “founding before the founding” is left behind. As it turns out, before Union Oil Company’s Lyman Stewart and pastor T.C. Horton initiated the Bible Institute in 1908, their wives Lula and Anna were pounding the pavement in Southern California. In one report, the ladies …

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What is a Giving Circle?

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Anne Irwin is a busy wife, mother, grandmother and art gallery owner. When God asked her to consider initiating a giving circle among her Atlanta friends, she said, “No way.” Running her gallery is more than a full-time job, so she dug in her heels. “Lord, I’ll find someone else to do it.” But God persisted and Anne surrendered. She called …