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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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…