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Elizabeth Turnage


Elizabeth Turnage

Writer, Story Coach, Teacher

Passionate gospel-liver and sharer, Bible study leader for over 25 years, story keeper and coach, wife to Kip for 33 years, mother of four children aged 20-26, chocolate and ice cream, preferably combined with raspberries and almonds:-)!



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The 5 Things You Need to Know about Children and Church

Church, A Child, & A Story It was the summer of Y2k. The world was still intact, and my 11-year-old son was in our study, deeply engrossed in the computer. With him sat the current VBS director, a woman who had “understood” his “energy” when he was just a little... read more
New Moms: What I Wish I’d Known

New Moms: What I Wish I’d Known

In keeping with the March theme — “new things” — today I share an open letter to new moms — the bad news and good news I wish I’d known when I became a new mom. New Moms May Struggle with Control and Competence The bad news: Out (or in) comes the... read more
Praying the Story with Prayer Cards

Praying the Story with Prayer Cards

Prayer & Living the Resurrection “All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.” Acts. 1:14. Traces of Easter linger in candy wrappers found hidden in couch cushions (who does... read more

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