Next step devotional

7 Myths That Keep You Stuck
& The Promises of God That Set You Free

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Good News Revives

By Robyn Dykstra / March 28, 2021

Giving up. Over the past year, the pandemic from hell has tried to wipe us out. Lives have been lost. Businesses and ministries have suffered. Community has all but dissolved.…

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Overcoming What’s Overwhelming

By Robyn Dykstra / March 21, 2021

When hurt is overwhelming. When a woman I’ll call Louise approached me, I could tell she was troubled.  I mean, really under it. She whispered, “I have had several painful…

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Essential for Survival

By Robyn Dykstra / March 13, 2021

Living in community is essential for survival. Mr. 4-Ever gardens, he fishes, and he hunts. In an effort to improve his skills, we watch a lot of … umm, “interesting”…

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Does God Hear Your Prayers If You’re Naughty?

By Robyn Dykstra / March 7, 2021

Does God hear your prayers if you’re naughty? As a national Christian speaker, I hear this question all the time. Will God answer my prayers if I’ve been naughty? There…

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This Is Your Season

By Robyn Dykstra / February 28, 2021

Unexpected loss. Like you, I’ve buried people I didn’t expect to. COVID casualties. Old age. Freak accidents. Cancer. Heart attack. Suicide … One loss in particular caught me off guard.…

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The Path to Resurrection Starts with Lent

By Robyn Dykstra / February 21, 2021

  Desperate for God? Out of quiet desperation to hear from God last year, I declared my Lenten* season would be television free. This was so BIG, Girlfriend. I love…

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Be My Valentine

By Robyn Dykstra / February 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day is upon us.  Florists, jewelers, chocolatiers, and card companies want your man to declare his love with big bouquets, diamond baubles, and fancy boxes of deliciousness accompanied by…

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Life Lessons From Tiny Ballerinas

By Robyn Dykstra / February 6, 2021

Before everything was shuttered … Mr. 4-Ever and I, along with hundreds of others, sat in a hot, crowded auditorium for hours to watch a parade of teeny girls in…

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9 Ways to Ease Grief

By Robyn Dykstra / January 31, 2021

News of death Regardless of who you are or where you come from, when someone you love dies, it blows a hole in your heart, leaves a vacant chair at…

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Are You Smarter Than A Christian 5th Grader?

By Robyn Dykstra / January 24, 2021

How do you do on quizzes?  I used to enjoy watching a game show called Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? And, just so you know, many weeks, I…

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