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Mary Cate LeBoeuf

Mary Cate worked on staff in 2013 while attending the University of Tennessee. She now lives in Knoxville with her husband and dog.

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: Those Who Hunger & Thirst

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“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” Matthew 5:6 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes un...

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The Joy of Community

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“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the man...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Pure in Heart

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“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want to l...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Merciful

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“Blessed are the merciful, For they will be shown mercy.” Matthew 5:7 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want to...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Meek

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“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want to...

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Glimpses of Heaven

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“We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who hav...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: Those Who Mourn

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“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want t...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Poor In Spirit

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“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:3 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that p...

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How to Pray

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“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them...

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An Easy Load

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“For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.” 1 John 5:3 I am a perfectionist, type A perso...

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Trusting that God Sees

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“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what...

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Consider the Lilies

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“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, ...

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Love is Our Witness

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“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know...

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Reject Apathy

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“To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. I know yo...

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Casting Our Cares

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“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” ...

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Be a Good Friend

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“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love […]” Romans 12:9-10 One thing I love about the ap...

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Let Others Love You

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“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” 1 John 3:1 For the last few ...

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What Gifts Were You Given?

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“For this reason I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you…for God did not give us a spirit of fear, but rather a spirit of power a...

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Making Joyful Noise

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“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness!Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It i...

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Waiting With Christ

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“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness, a light has dawned” Isaiah 9:2 While Christma...

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The Gift of Today

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“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change....

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What Are You Doing With Your Gifts?

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“Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what ...

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Today

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“This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 There’s something about spring that always wakes up and enlivens...

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Be Free

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“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1 “...

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When Life Doesn't Feel Calm and Bright

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“Even though the fig trees have no blossoms, And there are no grapes on the vines; Even though the olive crop fails, and the fields lie empty and bar...

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Waiting to See Clearly

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“For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when the perfect comes, the partial will pass away […] For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then f...

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Always Good

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“The LORD is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation.” Psalm 118:14 I have been moved so deeply recently by the power of worship music. ...

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A Fresh Start

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“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Psalm 90:12 I love fresh starts and new beginnings. New Year’s Day, birthdays, sc...

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Loving in Times of Uncertainty

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“I’ve told you these things for a purpose: that my joy may be your joy, and your joy wholly mature. This is my command: Love one another the way I lo...

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My Rock and My Refuge

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“For God alone my soul waits in silence; from Him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shake...

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