431 || Walking in Faith: Jen Bricker’s Life Without Legs
Life
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Life
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431 || Walking in Faith: Jen Bricker’s Life Without Legs

Kerry Coker - June 23, 2017

When talking to Jen Bricker, you might be surprised to find how quickly you forget she was born without legs. No matter how much you initially want…

421 || 5 Things You Have in Common With a Bombing Survivor
Life
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Life
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421 || 5 Things You Have in Common With a Bombing Survivor

Kerry Coker - May 1, 2017

The timer on the homemade bomb dropped to zero just moments after Rebekah Gregory told her son, Noah, to play at her feet.  It detonated three feet…

414 || Esther Fleece: ‘Stop Faking It ‘Til You Make It’
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Written Stories
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414 || Esther Fleece: ‘Stop Faking It ‘Til You Make It’

Kerry Coker - April 20, 2017

Suck it up, Esther.” Spoken by a judge hardened to the humiliated weeping of ten-year-old Esther Fleece, these words were her first lesson in adulthood: Figure out…

408 || Dangerous Obedience: Spreading the Gospel in a Muslim Country
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Magazine
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408 || Dangerous Obedience: Spreading the Gospel in a Muslim Country

Kerry Coker - February 20, 2017

*Names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. There once was a man who dreamed vivid dreams. In his dreams, he met with God.…

400 || Ellie Holcomb’s Journey Down Her Red Sea Road
Life
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Life
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400 || Ellie Holcomb’s Journey Down Her Red Sea Road

Kerry Coker - January 30, 2017

Ellie Holcomb’s raw, honest, sophomore album, "Red Sea Road," was born out of the darkest season of her life. "Red Sea Road" is the product of sorrow…

389 || Max Lucado Points to Bethlehem, Not Washington
Mission
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Mission
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389 || Max Lucado Points to Bethlehem, Not Washington

Kerry Coker - November 1, 2016

President-elect Trump. Syrian refugees. How’s a Christian to respond? Police brutality, gay marriage, ISIS—how do Christians live our lives in light of political turmoil, a world on the…

392 || In the Middle of Anorexia
Life
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Life
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392 || In the Middle of Anorexia

Kerry Coker - October 26, 2016

If Stacee Goetzinger’s story were a movie, it would have been over years ago. Except for one small detail: Movies aren’t real life. Sure, we all love…

371 || An Unexpected Gift: The Bigger Picture of Down Syndrome
Life
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Life
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371 || An Unexpected Gift: The Bigger Picture of Down Syndrome

Kerry Coker - June 15, 2016

For a long time, Jillian Benfield's blog featured a perfect illustration of the perfect family: A retro drawing of her and her husband Andy, their bright-eyed baby…

336 || He Didn’t Pull The Trigger
Life
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Life
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336 || He Didn’t Pull The Trigger

Kerry Coker - February 18, 2016

This story is from the print Spring 2016 Issue of Shattered Magazine. Subscribe to Shattered Magazine to read more powerful stories like this one! When Jay Lowder…

322 || Forgiving My Father’s Murderer
Life
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322 || Forgiving My Father’s Murderer

Kerry Coker - December 18, 2015

Have you ever sat through a church service where the topic of the day was forgiveness?Did your mind drift to the driver of that car who cut…