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Unstoppable: In the Face of Hardship – The Greening Family, Part 2

Last week we posted the first part of an interview with Anita Greening and her family. Anita is fighting ovarian cancer and describes their determination to serve God in the midst of suffering in this poignant second part of the series. You and your family have exhibited a strong faith in the face of crushing […]

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Unstoppable: The Greening Family, Part 1

Today I am honored to introduce you to the Greening family. I first learned about them through my son Kevin, who is the founder and senior editor of a website devoted to Christian music, CMADDICT.com. Jordan Greening is an aspiring musician and writes a weekly article for the site, called Jordan for Jesus. Her enthusiasm […]

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Out from the Shadows

31 devotions for the weary caregiver.

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Is THAT the Reason We’re Called “Followers?”

  Today I awakened before dawn. The day’s burdens began to weigh upon me as I lay in bed trying to go back asleep. Finally I got up and slipped quietly downstairs to my computer. I sat down and sighed. My plans and life’s circumstances were not getting along. To gain a little perspective, I […]

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To Kill the Longing

We inched down the winding mountain pass toward the ocean, smothered in a thick fog. After ten hours on the road through a fierce thunderstorm, our nerves were frayed. We rounded a curve and our headlights caught a raccoon in the middle of our lane. The light dissolved his eyes into a watery green glow. […]

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Sight Unseen

We walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7 One year our sons received an atomic clock for their office wall. They took it out of the box and showed us how it set itself to exactly the right time for our time zone. As they held the clock up, the hands moved around the face as if […]

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Fear of Flying, Wild Monkeys, and the Call to Courage

Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. –Arthur Koestler Be strong and courageous, and act; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. 1 Chronicles 28:20 A cold sweat drenches my palms. Fear courses through me in jagged waves. My stomach lurches wildly […]

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Will You Survive the Storm?

Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, And He brought them out of their distresses. He caused the storm to be still. Psalm 107-28-29 He is called the “prince of the power of the air.”* He invades world events, rattles our physical world, and causes havoc in the hearts of men. We know […]

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The Battle for Renewal

Then He showed a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb, in the middle of its street. On either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve kind of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the […]

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