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She | Kelly Lubbee

Two Hearts. One God.

A few weekends ago we hung out with some friends. It was just after the New Year festivities had happened and the year felt full of hope and faith. We could hear it in them and they could hear it in us. The air felt electric with possibility. What could this year possibly bring for each of us?  Marriages, houses, big moves, babies? The options are endless. This is a story of two open hearts to an awesome God. When Lee and I first spoke about getting married it was a big faith story for us.  ...

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That’s So Last Year

Have you heard them yet? The cheesy, “I haven’t eaten a sandwich since last year jokes? Well with Lee around we haven’t been without them. He’s all about the cheese. But something in those lame jokes that have us rolling our eyes and blocking our ears is true. Some things are last year and the reality is, they won’t be this year. And for that, I sigh a sigh of relief. Last year was one of the hardest we’d had to endure. Those who know us know that the  ...

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Joyful Trials

“Consider it all joy, my bretheren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.” – James 1:2-3 At the beginning of this year I finally did something that I stated I wanted to do when I first started the Coals of Creativity Instagram account. This was to hike Lion’s Head. For anyone in Cape Town, you either will laugh that it took me a year to build the courage to hike or you will totally understand why it was hard and  ...

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Worship is a Sacrifice

“And Abraham said to his young men, ‘Stay here with the donkey, the lad and I will go yonder and worship, and we will come back to you.'” (Genesis 22:5) In this scripture, we know that Abraham was tested by God. God asks Abraham to sacrifice his only son, Isaac, on an alter. Verse 5 of this passage tells us that Abraham considered this a part of worship. The sacrifice is worship. In this passage, the word sacrifice is translated to ‘olah which means  burnt offering,  ...

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