The Writer’s Heart: Encouragement

Words of encouragement from Donna Stearns. Thank you, Donna!

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The Writer’s Heart: Encouragement

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Writers travel a long journey to publication. We have to believe what we pen is worth our readers’ time—that our words give value to the readers. For we are giving of ourselves to them, as we seek to encourage them in day to day living.

But who comes alongside the authors when doubts of the worth of our work begin to needle our minds?  To the early church and the apostle Paul, the Lord provided Barnabas as an encourager, even as He has placed us here to do the same.

“Therefore encourage one another, and build up one another, just as you also are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11, NASB

We understand the Lord God is our ultimate encourager in the work He has given us, whether it’s in writing or some other ministry. But He uses his people to speak…

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