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See You at the Pole 2014

“See You at the Pole” is an annual day of global student prayer. It’s where children in schools worldwide come together at the flagpole and pray usually about an hour before school starts. Hands down it is one of the most powerful teen movements I’ve encountered that’s student lead. I’m not sure if you’ve heard about this worldwide event but
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In Honor of Suicide Prevention Day

Stuck in a piercing darkness, doused with excruciating pain, I’m beckoning death to answer my call. It is the only ending to my misery. I welcome death, I long for it, with outstretched arms and an icy embrace. The present condition of my life is now feasting on any hope for my future.  The light at the end of the
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Freely Captured

I love taking pictures. With the simple push of a camera button, we capture moments of life while we create memories for a lifetime. Sometime, later you’ll look back at those snapshots and when you see the image you’ll be instantly drawn back to that moment in time and relive that memory. Unfortunately, our lives aren’t snapshots filled with albums
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A Shot of Takiela: Worthy not Worthless

Out Of the Blue

Depression is an unchecked sadness with a murderous intent. It will take possession of the mind and will destroy the life of anyone. It does not matter if you are involved directly or indirectly with depression, if you are in its path you will feel its fury. Depression has no regard of social, economic, or religious status. It sees no
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During this time of the year there is always talk about resolutions, fresh starts, new year/new me, etcetera, etcetera…and by March the resolution has dissolved. I’ve learned long ago that my “will power” is unreliable, however, the power of my Father’s will is unmistakable. Through the trial and error of dependency on me, I have failed numerous times. In fact,
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M.A.D. – The “My Adam” Deceit

Single women – “I’m waiting on my Adam.” Engaged/Newly Married Women – “I’ve found my Adam.” This is the phrase I see trending on websites, blogs, social media and among ministries. I must admit that initially my thoughts were…”awe, that’s cute” and the moment the thought entered my mind the Lord lovingly nudged my heart. Later that night, I sought
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Holiday Greetings

Can you believe 2014 is only few days away?! Wow! This has been a difficult but rewarding year for the Bynum family. Recently we reflected on all the storms He saw us through this past year and are floored by His power yet again. Last Christmas my husband was in Afghanistan while my children and I were at home…alone. My
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A Shot of Takiela – Featuring Special Guest Pebbles

Had a great time recording A Shot of Takiela! My little assistant for this vlog is absolutely adorable!  

WINNER: Sisterhood Magazine Subscription

Kim Babinski! Thank you Kim for participating in our contest! Please contact me at takiela@takielabynum.com and give me your mailing information! It must have been meant for your daughter to have this magazine! I always say, “if it’s meant to be, it’ll be…because of God and not me.” Praying nothing but the best for you and your family.  Special prayers
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Have You Heard?

In case you missed Takiela on Choose NOW Ministries Teen Talk Radio, here’s your chance to hear her! Also, if you haven’t heard about The Scarless Pledge… by Takiela Bynum 2013© The Scarless Letter Hello Beautiful. I know you are carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders right now. Family issues, the kids at school, boy drama, grades,
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Cyber Monday Special

Jumping on the Cyber Monday band wagon! We’ve already had several women’s ministry leaders and a few youth pastors sign up! Schedule your speaker now and pay later! Hurry dates are filling up fast!  

Sisterhood Magazine

Ahem. May I have your attention please? Teen ladies, this is especially for you! I’d like to introduce to some and present to others – Sisterhood Magazine, it’s the Christian girl’s alternative to the “other” magazines. This magazine talks about fashion, music, books, and real issues that concern you. Sisterhood Magazine has various articles that deal with situations you’re faced
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Unleashing the Lioness: Unanxious and Unintimidated

Ahhh, the lioness, a subject that is near and dear to my heart. The Lord has spoken to me about her yet again. To be anxious means to be full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear, of danger, or misfortune; greatly worried. www.Dictionary.com The Bible tells us in Philippians 4:6,7  6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in
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Mirror Mirror

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? Most ladies would immediately recognize this line from the movie Snow White. Snow White’s evil step mother, the queen, asks the enchanted mirror this question constantly. The queen is obsessed with being the most beautiful of all. That’s a fairytale, but this is life. In our society, we too,
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