Author Archives: Vanessa Lyon

About Vanessa Lyon

I love Jesus. I love people. I love the beach and summertime.

Learn the Gospel

  How do we communicate the Gospel in an increasingly pluralistic world where our claims of truth find a very different reception from even a generation ago? Can we be truly effective in our present-day context if we lack a … Continue reading

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Overweight Baggage

We all have strengths and weaknesses in life and I can readily admit that one of my weaknesses is not knowing how to pack light for a trip. Although I have become better over the years, I have found myself … Continue reading

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Praying for the Persecuted

I have been reading of some of the persecution and hardships that Iraq and Syria have faced as a result of ISIS. I recently came across an article on a family living in Iraq whose home, money and all of their … Continue reading

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Making God Known

I returned last week from a trip to Sri Lanka and while I was there I visited a Hindu temple. I was intrigued and saddened by the worship of so many gods as the worshippers gave flowers, lit candles, and … Continue reading

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It’s A Big Deal

Living as a follower of Jesus in the 21st century poses many challenges. Parenting is more challenging than ever before because not only are you responsible for your own spiritual growth but you are also responsible to teach your children … Continue reading

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Compassion for the Lost

I have been reading and reflecting in the book of Jonah the past couple of weeks. I love this book and if you have not read it in a while, I encourage you to take 30 minutes to read the … Continue reading

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Summer Bliss

As summer has officially begun, there are so many great things to look forward to: barbecues, fire pits, hot dogs, lemonade, watermelon, the beach, the pool, vacation(s), summer concerts- you name it and the list goes on. Kids are excited as … Continue reading

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