Real Love

As I’ve gotten a bit older, I’ve discovered that one of my biggest pet peeves (just a notch below people who are inconsiderate!) is our world’s constant insistence on romanticizing love. I know this may sound a bit ironic. However, while love sometimes includes romance, true love is much, much more than that. I’ve often […]

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Don’t be Job’s Wife

Don't Be Job's Wife

Many of you know the story of Job. I’ve briefly mentioned his response to struggle in a previous post, but today I want to look at his story from a little different angle. Job’s story is both tragedy and encouragement. It contains great heartache, but also redemption through faith. It’s a story I’ve read countless times […]

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Thank God for the Fleas

Thank God for the Fleas:Remaining thankful in the midst of diversity

This article is a guest post from my brother, Jubal Terrell. I hope you get as much out of it as I did!   If you are reading this blog, chances are since you know Beth, you probably know me too.  If you don’t, I am about to reveal a little bit of my heart […]

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The Day I Cried Over a Quarter

Remembering God's Provision

Sometimes, life throws you curve balls. As we’ve struggled through the ups and downs of our journey to get out of debt, that is one thing we’ve learned without fail. I briefly mentioned some unexpected expenses in this article, but we had another rough patch this month. But hand in hand with that lesson is […]

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2 Things you MUST do When Getting out of Debt

There are lot of things that are helpful when getting out of debt: here are the two most important things to do if you want to get out of debt

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. When James and I first began our journey to debt freedom, we made a LOT of mistakes! We also learned a lot, though most was through trial and error! While there are millions of tips out there for getting out of debt, […]

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Spend and Be Spent

Working in the ministry is hard. While it is often unbelievably rewarding, it very often will rip your heart out. It is fulfilling, but so draining. When James and I first began this “leg” of ministry, we sought advice from other couples who had been doing it for much longer. The advice and stories varied […]

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How I DIDN’T pay off ten trillion dollars of debt in 3 years

I have seen so many articles out there with different claims like, “How I paid off a billion dollars in 30 minutes”. Obviously that’s an exaggeration but seriously, there are all kinds of articles out there about paying off tens (or hundreds) of thousands of dollars in a year or less. When we were first […]

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Getting Ready for Baby #3

Are you ready for the transition from two to three kids? Check out these helpful hints!

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. Don’t worry- I will only ever give my honest opinion about any items I link!   Transitioning from two kids to three can be extremely daunting. Who am I kidding-any time you’re getting ready to bring a new baby home it can […]

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Do you even WANT to get out of Debt!?

I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone tell me that they want to stay in debt. There are hundreds of thousands of articles on getting out of debt, paying down your mortgage early, side-hustling your way to financial freedom, and many more, but I have yet to read an article about how to stay in […]

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My Salvation Story

How I became a Christian and committed my life to ministry.

Hello everyone! I wanted to publicly share the story of my decision to trust in Christ as my Savior. This is something we as Christians just don’t do often enough. When I was six years old I heard lots of talk about people getting saved. They said the “sinner’s prayer” and Jesus washed away their […]

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