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Business Venture Teaches Woman That Nothing Can Be Done Apart from Christ

Nearly seven years ago, I started a business. I prayed diligently about the decision and sensed God's confirmation to move forward. Because of my inexperience ...


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Running Out of Gas Plays Role in Several Crashes

Frank Allegretti, 64, was a meticulous pilot with more than twenty years of experience—which makes it all the more shocking to hear that he crashed ...


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Fractured French and a Lesson About Prayer

We don't like to stand speechless or stammering before God, but that doesn't mean God holds it against us when we do.

I remember a vacation with my parents ...


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Eugene Peterson on Prayer as Answering Speech

Prayer is answering speech. The first word is God's word. Prayer is a human word and is never the initiating and shaping word simply because we are never ...


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Missionary Has Sense of Gratitude Rekindled

Franklin and Phileda Nelson went to Burma as missionaries in the 1940s. They served there eight and a half years before the government closed the country ...


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Cook Offers Encouragement and Prayer at Children's Hospital

A 2009 article in the Chicago Tribune told the story of Bettye Tucker, a Christian cook who works the night shift at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, ...


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God Supernaturally Provides for Couple's Ministry

Years ago, Dave Phillips and his wife, Lynn, had a talk about the callings they felt God was stirring in them. As they discussed what they were most passionate ...


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Petitions That Honor Our King

Travel back 200 years in Christian history to John Newton, the slave-trader-turned-pastor and hymn writer. He would receive almost unbelievable answers ...


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Persecuted Pastor: "Jesus Made Me Ready for Battle Again"

Josef Tson was a Romanian pastor and educator who suffered terribly under the Communists before the fall of the Iron Curtain. In a sermon he once preached, ...


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Woman Serving in White House for 24 Years Prayed Regularly for Presidents

Emma Daniel Gray died on June 8, 2009, at the age of 95. There was a big story about her in the Washington Post because for 24 years she was the woman ...


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