513 || When Ever After Doesn’t End Happily
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513 || When Ever After Doesn’t End Happily

Emily Webster Saxe - April 19, 2018

It was the summer of 2014 when Christie Cox heard God’s voice telling her she would write a book. Not just any book, but one that would…

496 || Widowed, But Not Washed Up
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Mission
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496 || Widowed, But Not Washed Up

Lynn Poling - February 1, 2018

When Linda arrived in Hong Kong as a new missionary in the fall of 1979, she was prepared to support her husband, Ken, in his ministry. As…

495 || #Napkinisms: Smiles for Lunch!
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495 || #Napkinisms: Smiles for Lunch!

Melissa Ford Thornton - February 1, 2018

In 2016, Billy Ivey posted a silly note he’d scribbled on a paper napkin to Instagram. The note itself wasn’t unusual. Billy writes one every day for…

485 || Carpenters for Christ
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485 || Carpenters for Christ

Jessie Harbin - December 19, 2017

Lawrence Sheffield was going through a rough spot after his father died. Even though Lawrence was a tough guy — a firefighter who had seen his share…

457 || Daring to Share
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Mission
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457 || Daring to Share

Melissa Ford Thornton - October 12, 2017

"I’m utterly and unshakably convinced that the next generation needs hope more than ever,” says Greg Stier, who founded  Dare 2 Share Ministries in 1991 to inspire and…

446 || From Baptist to Wicca to Jesus
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446 || From Baptist to Wicca to Jesus

Guest Author - August 16, 2017

I was raised in a devout, evangelical house with loving, Baptist parents. I always looked up to the women in the Bible and their virtue, and I loved…

439 || Disappointment Stepping Stone
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439 || Disappointment Stepping Stone

John Lindner - July 10, 2017

Sometimes good things lead to bad before they turn good again. In 1967, as a young pastor with a wife and five-year-old daughter, I moved to a…

392 || In the Middle of Anorexia
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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…

339 || Leroy Barber: Why We Need Diversity In Church Leadership
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339 || Leroy Barber: Why We Need Diversity In Church Leadership

Bruce Martin - February 25, 2016

Seriously? That was Leroy Barber’s first thought when he walked into the boardroom. But he wasn’t really surprised. The board was comprised of a single, privileged people…

296 || Costly: Cam Huxford And Ghost Ship Rise From Mars Hill Ashes
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296 || Costly: Cam Huxford And Ghost Ship Rise From Mars Hill Ashes

Sara Littlejohn - August 27, 2015

Cam Huxford and former Mars Hill Church worship band Ghost Ship is emerging from more of a battle than a ballad, releasing their sophomore album Costly, with BEC Recordings…