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Monday, November 29, 2021

Father’s Second Life

February 6, 2020, the day when I thought I would lose my father. My father, Tatay, as my siblings call him, is a diabetic for 14 years, dependent on insulin....

In Step with My Father

I remember Daddy holding my hand as we entered the gates to the botanical gardens, Wrigley's gum, Elephant Ear pastries, Matchbox cars, him carrying me when I was hurt,...

True North Prison Ministry – From Nowhere to a Special Place

“If you ain’t where you are, you’re nowhere.” Many of the incarcerated youth in Northeast Ohio correctional facilities feel like they are living nowhere, out of the only homes they...

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.

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For 20 years, Jeremy Camp’s life has been one of touring and writing songs … and then touring and writing songs again. Until the pandemic...

Minno is the new streaming platform for Christian kids — and it’s excellent

I deleted Disney Plus from my television the other day -- much to the consternation of my 9-year-old daughter. She enjoys shows about ponies and...

Newsboys say they will tour until they are 80: We are just getting started!

Michael Tait says he’s spent most of his life “on the road” while traveling in a bus from city to city and performing in...