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In Episode 19, the one-year anniversary episode for Behind the Curtain, Noah Filipiak interviews 11-time author Sarah Arthur.  Sarah’s book Walking with Frodo was the #1 bestselling youth resource in Christian publishing for the holiday season 2003, and #13 in all categories and Walking with Bilbo won the Logos Book Award at the Christian Booksellers Convention for Best Youth Book 2005.  Her most recent books include a 3-part devotional series that follow the Church liturgical calendar:  Between Midnight & Dawn, Light Upon Light & At the Still PointNoah and Sarah discuss the roller-coaster ride of succeeding and failing in the publishing world and how to discover spiritually healthy ways of measuring success in anything we do in life.  In a fast-forward world where everything is pressing and urgent, this interview examines how to rest in our identity as God’s kids and not let other voices determine our ultimate value.

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Promo for Sarah’s most recent book Between Midnight & Dawn:

Romans 8:31  What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us?

1 Samuel 14:6 Perhaps the LORD will act in our behalf. Nothing can hinder the LORD from saving, whether by many or by few.”

Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

1 Corinthians 15:55, 57  “Where, O death, is your victory?
        Where, O death, is your sting?” … But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 John 5:4-5 for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.  Who is it that overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

What has God put on your heart?

Why aren’t you doing it?

What typically holds us back is fear.  Fear of what others will think of us.  Fear of not looking cool.  Fear of rejection.  Fear of failing.  What is failure anyway? Continue Reading…