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Finding Christ in Haiti

Posted by Tom Lambiase on

Every trip to the Village of Hope in Haiti is unique, but a common thread connects them all: the many “God moments” I experience. The Prince of Peace trip last September promised a new activity for the team—a half-day Vacation Bible School experience with the children in one of...

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Tags: haiti, missions, witnessing

Dear Mom at the Orthodontist

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Posted by Jennifer Gross on

Dear Mom at the Orthodontist, I didn’t notice you at first, or only peripherally. Your son said something, and his voice was just a little too loud for the setting. Something about him made me think he might be on the spectrum or have some other developmental challenge. He was maybe 9 or...

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Tags: grace, missional living, parenting

Greater Than Me

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Posted by Stacey Crosson on

Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world. 1 John 4:4 Let’s talk about resilience, that trait that moves us to bounce back, no matter what giant or obstacle or ocean stands in our way­—the gift of the Holy Spirit living inside of us, propelling us forward to...

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Joy of Words Not Said

Posted by Mark Boriack on

Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips! It was after midnight at the end of a long travel day. The fully packed airplane actually pulled to the gate a few minutes ahead of schedule, but there was a long delay waiting for someone to open the aircraft door...

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I’m Sorry To Say So, But Sadly it’s True…

Posted by Dave Carpenter on

…that bang ups and hang ups can happen to you.  ~ Dr. Seuss One of the biggest reasons my wife and I started calling ourselves “C+ Parents” is in response to rampant over parenting we were seeing everywhere. It looked like way too much work!  Fear of letting our...

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Reward of Missions

Posted by Tom Lambiase on

Have you ever thought you were being called to do mission work? Whether it was a shout or a whisper, I have some advice—just give it a try. Now, by no means do I suggest that you have to sell everything and head to some remote village in a developing country. That may or may not be what...

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Hugging Sisters

Posted by Jennifer Gross on

When I arrive with dinner for the sisters, the pastor is already there. “Pastor Tim came to give us Communion!” the caretaking sister says brightly. The two elderly sisters live together, and have been mainstays of the Sunday late service for years. They’re proud to be known as...

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Intentional Grace

Posted by Mark Boriack on

During lunch, my daughter Anna patiently reminded my 6-year-old granddaughter Story Jane several times to sit square on her chair, but adult-sized furniture is a challenge for busy little ones. As we adults lingered at the table in conversation, the temptation to shift around was too great. As...

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