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Unmasking Laziness that Hinders Growth

“Your daughter’s right eye does not work.  Well … it works, but it does not do anything.  The eye is healthy; it simply does not use its ability. The left eye does all the work.” Discussion of potential difficulties and treatment options ensued.  It wasn’t until our daughter took an ...

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What the Scottish Rain Taught Me About Trials

I’ve been in Scotland for almost two weeks now which is long enough to be comfortable telling people “Heya” when greeting them and “Cheers” when leaving a shop, and calling a store a shop.  I’m still not used to bins (garbage cans), toilets (bathrooms), boots (trunks of cars), having to flip an ...

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Surviving ISIS: An Encouraging Story From Iraq

ISIS seems to be all over the news and the stories never end well. They are known for the gruesome murders of many innocent Christians especially in the middle east. Today I want to share with you about a young girl who, along with her family, became homeless at the ...

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When Trusting God Does Not Come Easily

Through this article I am hoping to shed some light on a topic that is not discussed frequently in Christian circles. When I accepted Jesus as my Savior over 16 years ago, I had major issues with trust. I had been abused, rejected and betrayed by the very people who ...

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Bible Stories Are for Today–God Does Not Change

Bible stories weren’t meant to be just stories from long ago, but stories that God uses to teach us about who He is. The Lord’s character does not change, that is one thing we can be sure of! The story of David and Goliath is a lesson about faith in the Lord. ...

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