Jesus, Our Intercessor

What is an intercessor? If you’ve heard or used the phrase “standing in the gap,” you likely already have a good idea of all that an intercessor can be. Intercession is simply the act of praying on someone else’s behalf. It is a means of intervening for them. When we intercede in prayer for one another, it often starts from

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Hope: the Opposite of Fear

Hope: the Opposite of Fear Written by Jessie Mejias, FHI Founder and Director When I was still a new believer, I attended a New Year’s Eve service at a local church. At one point in the service, everyone was asked to pick a piece of paper from a grab bag at the altar. On each piece of paper was a Scripture

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Intimacy With God

Written by Sherika Chew, Director of Marriage & Family Ministry I’ve spent most of my Christian walk trying to be a good person—someone who God could be proud of, and that others would respect. But it’s a very heavy burden and, honestly, flat-out stressful to carry. I had heard it preached a million times that everything I was striving for was

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Who is God for You?

Written by Jessie Mejias, FHI Founder and Director This year, the theme of identity seems to be at the forefront in the Body of Christ. It’s true that knowing who we are and understanding our true identity in Christ is life-changing. But it is vital that we also know whose we are, because knowing who we are starts with knowing our God. We know

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7 Ways to Correct Children Out of Love, Not Anger

Written by Jessie Mejias, FHI Founder and Director Even parents who wouldn’t dream of disciplining their children through physical abuse can be apt to using another of equally dangerous abuse: verbal abuse. In our society, it is so common for us to correct our children by yelling at them, and by using harsh words and negative labels. This type of abuse is

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Fruit Happens

Article by Sherika Chew, Prayer Counseling Intern. You can learn more about Sherika and her work with FHI here! All week, I’ve been trying to muster up the motivation to write this article. This morning, pressured by a rapidly approaching deadline, I sat down with my laptop determined not to move until something came to me. Staring at the blank screen, I

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