547 || Rest for the Weary
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547 || Rest for the Weary

Claire Simpson - January 30, 2019

Some people still don’t understand why Alabama couple Chris and Jess Gordon have become respite foster parents. “I get people saying things to me like, ‘Oh, I…

545 || Trading Identities
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545 || Trading Identities

Guest Author - January 25, 2019

by Alison Verna Dirty. Shameful. Ruined. Guilty. Stripped of my worth and purity. Unworthy of love. For years after I was brutally raped when I was 17,…

542 || Modern-Day Abolitionists of Operation Underground Railroad
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542 || Modern-Day Abolitionists of Operation Underground Railroad

Emily Gehman - November 28, 2018

When you think of abolitionists, names like Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, William Wilberforce, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and even Abraham Lincoln come to mind. Not Timothy Ballard. Probably…

532 || “We’re Not Meant To Do Life Alone”
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532 || “We’re Not Meant To Do Life Alone”

Emily Saxe - August 15, 2018

It started by accident, really. Their niece had to quit college in order to make ends meet for her family. She had a car to get to…

529 || I Gave My Body and My Life as an Offering
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529 || I Gave My Body and My Life as an Offering

Lynn Poling - August 3, 2018

For William, ketamine was simply part of his existence. Years into heavy abuse, he knew he should stop, but even when he started peeing plastic he was…

528 || Faithfulness in Mainland China
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528 || Faithfulness in Mainland China

Lynn Poling - July 25, 2018

She was not a brilliant student. She was not a spitfire evangelist. But she was willing to be led by the Lord; and as it turns out,…

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

Emily 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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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…