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A FATHER’S LEGACY

My father came to this great country for a better life. He came to know the Lord Jesus as his personal savior and his change meant great persecution. When he arrived in the United States, he dedicated his life…

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NEVER STOP PRAYING FOR THEM

Sometimes, the hardest battles we fight as Christians are the spiritual one within our own family. That is certainly the case with me growing up in the Philippines. My mom was a born-again Christian and all the kids followed…

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PRAYING FOR REFUGEE FAMILIES

As a seminary professor, my days are filled with theological questions, biblical languages, and the deep study of scripture. It’s a wonderful occupation and I love it. However, it is what I do outside of work that gives me the…

Children Prayer

A PEACE THAT DOESN’T MAKE SENSE

My love for the Lord led me to be a youth pastor. Last year, I left my doctor’s office with the news that I had cancer. During treatment, I woke up each morning and wondered if the hours of…

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THE POWER OF PRAYER

When I heard the first shot, I assumed it was a nearby tractor backfiring. By the third shot, I was down. I started to crawl through the infield dirt to get away. But I couldn’t make it far. The…

Labor Prayer

SELLING HOUSES, SHARING JESUS

I was working as a hairdresser while going to college in Hawaii. After I graduated, one of my clients asked me to help in her real estate brokerage firm. She had seen my love for people and wanted me…

Children Prayer

VERY SPECIAL QUILTS

I started teaching the three-year-old Sunday School class when I was only 16. For the last fifty years I have seen countless children come into my classroom. Some were scared and cried for their parents for weeks. Others marched in ready…

Children Labor Prayer

THE PRAYING TEACHER

I’m a teacher in a public elementary school. As a follower of Christ, I have always felt working in a public school is my mission field. I feel the Lord has called me to do what I can to…

Children Prayer Special Needs

NEVER LOSING FAITH

Mothers remember anniversaries of the important events in our children’s lives. While I have experienced many good and bad moments with my sons, Matthew and Jacob, two days will forever be etched in my memory. On August 10, 2014, I…

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GROWING IN THE VALLEY

When I found out I had ovarian cancer, I had been a believer for 10 years and was the leader of our Sunday school for children. My doctors told me I would need to have surgery followed by chemotherapy. I learned…

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TRAGEDY TURNS INTO A BLESSING

When I was 25 years old, I took a cruise to Cozumel, Mexico where my life was altered forever.  I went pier diving and broke my neck when hitting the bottom of the ocean head first. At that moment, I became…

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STANDING STRONG IN DIFFICULT TIMES

My life was forever changed when I was diagnosed with my first brain tumor. I was experiencing severe headaches, and I knew something was wrong. When the results of the MRI came back and the doctor told me, I…

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RESTORATION

This is our son who died in the county jail 11 years ago. He accepted Christ as a teen, but hung out with the wrong guys and got involved in drugs. Drugs became his escape. To some his story…

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STARTING A MINISTRY IN A BAR

I was a picture of good health until May 2001. We were vacationing at the beach when I got a call from my doctor, telling me I had non Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The news brought me to my knees. I was scared…

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TAKING TIME TO KNOW JESUS

My faith has undergone a major transformation lately. I’ve “known” Jesus since I was a little girl, and growing up, I usually had all the right things to say. For most of my life, I’ve gone to church and…

Church Activities Prayer

BUT I CAN STILL PRAY

For years, my husband and I taught Sunday school. We were both very outgoing and loved to pour ourselves into other people. We found a great way to do this was to lead a class of married couples. At…

Children Prayer

JUST KNOWING GOD CARES

This winter season our family got bamboozled by 2017’s epic virus infestation. It felt like we were in an underground bunker for weeks on end, surrounded by snot-infested tissues, fevers, vomit, screaming toddlers, and so little sleep. It was…

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PRAYING FOR OUR LEADERS

I am originally from Italy and immigrated to the United States when I was twenty. I love it here, but the world, and this country, is a lot different than when I first became an American citizen 63 years…

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SEEING EQUALLY

My mom raised me to see the poor, to view life through the eyes of people who are economically at the bottom. She taught me that people living in impoverished conditions need help, and that I could serve through…

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COMPLETELY TRUSTING THE LORD

I’m nine weeks pregnant, and it is tough. It’s not just the sloth-like tiredness, constant nausea, or the treacherous vomiting. It’s especially difficult because I am so afraid of having another miscarriage. The other day, my husband brought home…