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Everyone Knows Bloggers are Overcaffeinated

Okay, so maybe you don't have as much of a K-cup obsession as the FV team, but we thought a coffee house theme for bloggers would get the creative beans brewing.

Click the sub-page "Blog Community" (above) for an ever-growing list of our bloggers, organized by category. You can join them! After you move in as a member, bloggers can network their existing blog into JavaJuice Bloghouse via RSS or create an original blog we will host here. Need help? Check out the Help Desk.

Feature Article

After reading Twyla Tharp’s The Creative Habit, I have decided to take my creative space seriously.

I have one now but it stinks. (See above!) It’s not unattractive, but that’s the problem. When outfitting the space, I made choices thinking how it might look cleaned up for a catalog instead of how it fits me. And that’s kind of anathema to being an artist. As Stephen King says, first drafts happen with the door closed.

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Contributor Spotlight

This year, we're highlighting 52 contributors in a weekly post called the FaithVillage Contributor Spotlight.

This affords you the opportunity to learn more about those whose words grace the pages of FaithVillage.com on a routine basis. In addition to learning about their blogging habits, you'll also discover their passions and possibly find a new blogger to follow.

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Book Excerpt

Chapter One: Over the Mediterranean

March 25, 1944

For Lt. Kay Jobson, flight nursing meant more than physical care. It meant reconnecting a broken soldier with the shards of his humanity.

Kay assessed her planeload of patients en route from Italy to Tunisia. A restless lot, downhearted. That wouldn’t do.

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by Mitzi Smith · 0 Likes

School is OUT and summer is in full swing. Who else is ready for some Family Fun? Well I’ve got great news–Today we’re kicking off a 7 week blog hop party.   That’s 7 weeks of Summertime Fun! Summer Family Fun Party   Every Wednesday, from June 18th –…
Culture >
by Jeffrey Totey · 0 Likes

One of the best things about summer is the arrival of big blockbuster movies and family films, especially when the heat becomes unbearable. Unfortunately, ticket prices continue to climb each year.... Read more!
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Introducing the Hillsong United Music Collection…or the Crowder Music Collection…or the Mandisa Music Collection…whatever you choose, it’s yours free for 30 day when you give Rhapsody a try. Add a... Read more!
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by Janet Ridgeway · 0 Likes

As we pursue a less processed diet, I’ve been looking for healthier ways to beat the heat this summer. Thankfully, summer is overflowing with fresh fruit and lots of delicious ways to stay cool and still enjoy delicious summer treats. Here are over 25 ideas to help you beat the
Moms >
by Lara Krupicka · 0 Likes

I’ve heard that a large percentage of people dream of one day writing a book. We all have stories inside of us waiting to be told. But far fewer of us actually do the writing. That’s because it is really, really hard work. So I’m excited today to introduce you

J.R. Briggs

Books >
'Fail' | J.R. Briggs [Book Trailer]
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"What do we do when we've failed? Some ministries are shipwrecked by moral failures like affairs or …
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Perception System is a leading IT solutions provider company, which publish latest web mobile and software Industry related news, blog and article on regular basis.
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Writing about God's work in my heart as HIS daughter, a wife and a missionary.

Family

Marriage >
by Gary Thomas · 0 Likes

Many years ago, our then four-year-old daughter belted out of our house on an Easter Sunday, her hair all done up like a little girl’s hair often is, her dress flying behind her, her white tights bunched up around her knees, trying unsuccessfully not to laugh because she knew I
News >
by Mike Liebler · 0 Likes

Each family dinner adds up to benefits for adolescents
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by Linda Kardamis · 0 Likes

This is a guest post by Catherine Ross, a full-time stay-at-home-mom who believes learning should be enjoyable for young minds. A former elementary school teacher, Catherine loves coming up with creative ways through which kids can easily grasp the seemingly difficult concepts of learning …
Teaching >
by Linda Kardamis · 0 Likes

Should we be teaching kids what to think or teaching them how to think? I’ve come across lots of articles and quotes recently that seem to imply that we should be teaching kids how to think but not what to think. Quotes like this one… “The best teachers are those
Christian Living >
by Christen Price · 0 Likes

As a mom of three kids under the age of four (we have twins and a newborn) I will be the first to admit that I don’t have all the answers when it comes to parenting little ones. I love getting advice from friends with kids just a few years
Counseling >
by Brad Hambrick · 0 Likes

During neutral or good times it should now be clear how to reinforce the gospel narrative through our words and thoughts. We give God the credit for the good things in our lives and we train ourselves to notice and give weight to His blessings even in the midst of
News >
by Mike Liebler · 0 Likes

Clearly the REACH program also realized that they needed to retrain their staff on the […]

FV Tutorial

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How to Create and Manage a Blog (Part 1) | Tutorial
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In Part 1 you'll learn how to manage all of the options available to create an original blog hosted …
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We live in the glorious in-between. A “fascinating mystery” if you will. On one hand we are beginning to realize that we are a very small part of a large, dark and mysterious universe. We are but a small blip on the timeline of creation and a slight twinkle through the ever present and…

Writing

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by Shari Dragovich · 0 Likes

I’m home from Calvin’s Festival of Faith and Writing and blogging about my time over at the Redbud Writer’s Guild …Continue reading →
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by Holli Long · 0 Likes

This weekend, I attended my first Festival of Faith and Writing in Grand Rapids, MI. It is a pretty safe bet to call this my first, as it was such an amazing and well-planned event. I am definitely planning to return. The quality of the speakers, writers, and authors was
Christian Living >
by Kendall Lyons · 0 Likes

  Speaking Adolescently My daily struggles are not going to stop me. Instead of sitting in anxiety and fear, I decided to get back to the very thing that God called me to do…of one of the many things He’s specifically called me to do…I’m working to finish my bo…
Christian Living >
by Cathy Bryant · 0 Likes

Time is an even more valuable commodity than money. So when a time-saver comes along, I feel compelled to share the news. My new time-saver is CoSchedule, an app for sharing WordPress blog posts on various social media sites. It promises to save me so much time that I’m moving
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by Chris Wilson · 0 Likes

I had wanted to update the report I made just over a year ago (7 habits to speed up your blogging) and give it away to the members of the christian bloggers community and also update it on Amazon as well. The new update includes a bit more of the

Stovall Weems

Bible Study >
'The God-First Life' Group Bible Study: Your Life, God's Way | Stovall Weems
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The God-First Life is a six-session video-based group Bible study giving you a simple, sustainable t…
Collegiate >
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If you’re like us, your refrigerator door is covered with snapshots, report cards, postcards from friends or schedule magnets for your favorite team – simple reminders about people you’re proud of, news you want to share or items you don’t want to forget. Introducing Baylor Prou…
Men >
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Helping Men Live With Purpose

Leadership

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by Ron Edmondson · 0 Likes

When I was in business, I once owned of a small manufacturing company. Most of my time was spent in an office or on the road somewhere, but when I had time I loved to hang out in the factory, especially when delivery trucks dropped off merchandise. For me it
Christian Living >
by Summer Morris · 0 Likes

We all have the capacity to be leaders, whether we realize it or not. I shrugged off this title for a long time, but the persistent voice of the Holy Spirit echoed this to me throughout my younger years: You are a leader. Yes, you… Do you believe that about
Church Leadership >
by Bill Reichart · 0 Likes

Excerpted life and leadership lessons from General Stanley McChrystal's memoir: My Share of the Task.Here is a sample (from Farnam Street Blog):4. Leaders take us to where we’d otherwise not go.Although Englishmen rushing into the breach behind Henry V is a familiar image, lead…
Church Leadership >
by Julie Pierce · 0 Likes

Bringing back a previous post from 2 years ago to give a little space for bringing back the holy in my life this Holy Week. Enjoy! This week, I have had the privilege of serving communion to the body of Irving Bible Church where I serve on pastoral staff. Twice.
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I have a brand new book that releases worldwide on Tuesday, April 29th, but we are asking as many as will to pre-order it today. I’ve been traveling, teaching and researching the subject of innovation in a Biblical context for the past 6 years. The result of this work is
Church Leadership >
by Julie Pierce · 0 Likes

Holy Week and Easter Holiday Week are not synonymous. The hubbub of the holiday often hides the holy. All the egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, special lunches, great sales, new outfits, pastel Peeps, cute crafts, and jam-packed church services can crowd out the risen Christ. Your company does…

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