Missy’s Story

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My motherhood journey began in the fall of 2014, although my desire to teach and raise children was planted many years earlier. I had always dreamed of being a mom, however, I really wanted to finish university and complete a degree in education before starting … Read More

The Anxious Blogger

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Looking back on my childhood, I could easily say that I have always been an anxious person. Though it wasn’t until I was into my twenties that I realized that what I had was anxiety. I figured I was just nervous, afraid of the unknown, … Read More


LaDawn DuerksenSelahLeave a Comment

  Why do we run Selah the way we do?  In 2009, I felt a prompting from God to start a moms ministry at Southland.  I resisted at first because of my personal fears and insecurities. I didn’t think I could lead other women and … Read More

A Story of Redemption in Motherhood

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My motherhood journey did not start off according to plan. I was not following Jesus when my boyfriend (now husband) and I got pregnant just before I turned 17. I remember being filled with fear as those little pink lines appeared on the test. When … Read More

Selah’s Missionary Mom

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Selah’s Missionary Mom Jonathan, Deborah and Laura Bourbeau serving in Latvia with Greater Europe Mission Joining you lovely ladies at Selah last January was such a blessing!  Being a first-time mom on the mis​sion ​field where there is no such thing as a mom’s group … Read More

Words of Wisdom: From Moms. To Moms.

LaDawn DuerksenSelah2 Comments

(by the moms of the Selah Summer Mentoring Group, 2017) This past summer as I (LaDawn) was packing to move, I came across a box of index cards. They were from my first baby shower and contained words of advice from my friends and family. … Read More

Making Room In Your Life for Your Husband

Bonnie KoopSelah1 Comment

God has been working on me for a few months now. He’s been exposing my pride and independence. I had prided myself on being a doer, a planner, and a get-things-done kind of person. Those things come in handy when tackling Christmas lists and birthday … Read More

The Value Of Community

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At the end of every Selah year, I ask moms what topic helped them the most. Far and away the most common response is not a topic but rather the blessing of community. Information is important, but on its own, it’s just words. Greater than … Read More

I Don’t Want To Miss Christmas

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What is the point of Christmas? I mean, what’s the real meaning behind it? How should I be celebrating, what should I be doing to really get the full Christmas effect? And how do I answer all those questions as a follower of Jesus? I … Read More

Building Relationships with Kids 

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Something I want for my kids is for them to be loved. Just as I crave relationships of my own, I also long for healthy relationships for my children. With a little effort we can begin to build healthy, positive, loving relationships with the kids … Read More

The Tornado Life

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  1 hour. 2 000 steps.   I never realized how much hustle happens in my home between 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. According to my Fitbit, I take an average of 2 000 steps in that one hour. It’s absolutely astounding. That’s 20% of my … Read More

I’m Really Trying To Like Your Kid!

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  Have you ever been babysitting someone else’s kids and half way through their time with you, you realize you really don’t appreciate one of them?  Oh, C’mon, please tell me I’m not the only one!  Maybe it was even one of your own kids!  … Read More

Selah Kids Matter!

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Navigating a LIVE-IT Morning Selah is a ministry for moms and the hope is that the Live-It weeks give you practical helps for your child as well as build your relationship with your child.  Selah is also very much about kids!  We know God loves … Read More

Correcting Someone Else’s Kids

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How To Correct Someone Else’s Kids This year at Selah, each of you moms will be playing a vital role in making our kids programs awesome. Every other week you will be shepherding or teaching a group of kids and making an investment in their … Read More

Are Routines Important For Preschoolers?

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Are Routines Important for Preschoolers?   This summer my husband had eight weeks off from work.  To a stay-at-home-mom of four children between the ages of six and one, July could not arrive fast enough! However, within two weeks of our summer holidays starting, the kids … Read More

Controlling Chaos Through Routine

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  A question I get asked quite frequently is “How do you get it all done?” I think people question my sanity.  Don’t worry, I do to!  As a pastor’s wife with 4 kids, 2 of whom I homeschool, and a part-time job I usually … Read More

The Heart of Selah

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The heart of Selah is to teach moms the tools they need in order to grow in ability and confidence in their role as a mother. We do this by… Connecting moms in a strong community of other like-minded women Equipping moms with practical parenting … Read More