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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Little Girl Lost … Little Girl Found: from Addiction to Grace and Freedom

Her father was a deputy for the Sheriff’s Department and also became an assistant pastor, making church and faith a family priority. But unbeknownst to her parents, between the ages of seven and eight-years-old, Jacquie was sexually abused.

Divine Strength After Tragedy: The Barrick Family Refuses to be Torn Apart

The Barrick family had two choices after an unthinkable tragedy: to allow themselves to be torn apart or to draw closer to one another through deeper relationship with God.

Portage County Habitat for Humanity Exemplifies Christ

Whether working on a construction site, at the ReStore, in the office, or "anonymous" in public, most Habitat for Humanity (HFH) staff or volunteers display warm smiles and genuine...

Yes, Virginia, There is a God

I think you must have asked another compelling question throughout your depressed state: “Does God still care for me? Does He even exist?”

My Broken Road

The ugly truth is hard to dredge up, especially when you are so far past it. But sometimes God wants us to share our “junk” so others can see...

Gossip: When Words Fly

Surprisingly, and most unfortunately, it happens at our churches and even in our prayer meetings. What could be so prevalent and unseemly? Gossip. Ironically, it’s the sin that no one ever wants to talk about!

Who is Joel?

Joel is thirty-six years old, he is severely physically disabled. He is wheelchair-bound and is aided by a tracheostomy to help him breathe and keep his airway clear. He eats blenderized food through a tube, and he has a catheter.

The Angry Woman

I came across his wedding pictures. An ocean of tears flowed down my face and I released a scream in my head that only I could hear. I was angry.

Palm Sunday—Where’s the Triumph?

Where’s the Triumph? By Ron Gallagher The episode we’ve come to call “Palm Sunday” will soon be celebrated again by Christianity around the world. All four Gospel writers record the event,...

The Joy Stealer

By Carol Gilham I woke up feeling defeated. My circumstances felt out of order and chaotic. I felt inadequate, insecure and well, down. It took me leaning in to Jesus,...

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Shaking Things Up In California: Spiritual Lessons Earthquakes Teach Us

Southern California was hit with a seismic one-two combo, first on the 4th of July, and then a larger one the day after. I live...

For God and Country

As we near the fourth of July, it is inspiring and exciting to see the American flag flying proudly all over our nation. It...

Three Reasons We Should Support Faith-based Movies

Why do we enjoy movies? Simply stated: Movies allow us to escape. But it’s more than that. Movies take us places we’ve never been, experience cultures...