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The Path Through Disappointment and Disillusionment to Renewed Hope

By Christine Caine God had placed the desire to be married inside Amanda at a young age, and she had the expectation she would be. So, year after year, she had trusted God. Yet, year after year, she remained single. Eventually, it became hard to reconcile her desires with God’s timing. Ultimately, that was the […]

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Two Scriptures I Rely On When Life Hurts—A Reflection from Jack Deere

Editor’s Note: Jack Deere’s new memoir is Even in Our Darkness. The book tells Jack’s story of finding friendship with God in the midst of pain, grief, and loss. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Finding Friendship with God in the Midst of Pain, Grief, and Loss: An Interview with Jack Deere] By Jack Deere

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Never Stop Believin’

By Jonathan Cain Editor’s note: Taken from Jonathan Caine’s new memoir, Don’t Stop Believin’, this post captures Jonathan’s reflections about former lead singer and co-song writer Steve Perry, with whom he wrote many of Journey’s iconic hits. There are two ways to look back on the canvas of your life. You can let the dark […]

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Why the Apostle Paul Is One of My Heroes

By Choco De Jesús The best example of someone who was called for more and constantly lived out of the more God had for him was Paul. His story amazes and inspires me. When I think I can’t do something or I have to do something I don’t want to do, I remember Paul and […]

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What I Hate the Most about Being a Mom

By Ruth Schwenk One morning my nerves were wearing thin. It was one of those days when I had awakened on the wrong side of the bed. As the morning wore on and the overall volume of my house increased, I became more and more impatient and irritable, and less and less like Jesus. I […]

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Would You Believe a Healing Miracle Caught on Tape?

By Lee Strobel Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires […]

Filed under Apologetics, Books, Guest Post, sickness

How Reading Aloud Can Change the World

(Or, at Least, How It’s Changing Mine) By Sarah Mackenzie Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. ~Proverbs 22:6 It was just an ordinary Tuesday, really, but it turned out to be so much more than that. I was 20 years […]

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One Important Reason Why You Should Be Kind to Everyone

By Candace Cameron Bure Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. – Ephesians 4:32 When I was filming The View in New York City, I rode the subway. Every day. Multiple times a day. Glamorous, I know! As a California girl, used to the wind […]

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A Billy Graham Crusade Snapshot

By William Martin Editor’s Note: The following post describes events during one of the gatherings of the 1986 Greater Washington Billy Graham Crusade in Washington, DC. __________________ Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing […]

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

by Touré Roberts My father was a strict disciplinarian, and I dreaded weekend visits with him, sometimes to the point of tears. He was hard on me, and I was afraid of him. It was in stark contrast to the love, nurture, and affirmation I experienced with my mom. I lived in fear of making […]

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