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Erin Olson

I Have No Idea Why

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Sometimes it’s the summer months when it strikes. Other times it is when a news article comes across my screen. Either way, it conjures up all sorts of emotions ranging from guilt to fear. Survivor’s guilt overwhelms at times and…

Erin Olson

Erin Olson

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

What Kind of Giver Are You?

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This side of heaven, there will always be need. God enables us to be a part of meeting the needs of others. He asks we do so joyfully not with bitterness and resentfulness. “Whatever you give is acceptable if you…

Erin Olson

Erin Olson

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

The Battle Hasn’t Ended It Has Only Just Begun

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Last weekend was a super busy weekend for us. Between my husband’s schedule, my schedule, my children’s schedule, and our family schedule, we were going in lots of different directions. All good things, but at the end of the weekend,…

Erin Olson

Erin Olson

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

As a River Flows

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I was on an airplane recently returning from a ministry event in Florida. It was a beautiful weather day, and the skies were mostly clear. As I stared out the window of the airplane, the winding rivers below caught my…

Erin Olson

Erin Olson

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

Living in the Spirit

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We jumped on our bikes yesterday and went for a carefree ten-mile ride on the island. So many childhood memories flooded my mind, and a smile overtook my face. There is something nostalgic and joyful about riding a bicycle; it…

Erin Olson

Erin Olson

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

Gather Your Neighbors

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You know that nagging feeling you sometimes get when you know God wants you to do something and you keep putting it off? That’s the kind of feeling I have had recently.  We’ve been in our house for almost thirteen…

Erin Olson

Erin Olson

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

Pursue Godly Community

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I recently had the opportunity to speak with a group of parents and students about community. It was by no means a coincidence, but a God-given, ordained moment in time. Every year I choose a word for the year that…

Erin Olson

Erin Olson

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)