Living and Dying Well

Receiving the grim news about cancer turns anyone’s world upside down. It did for one couple who chose to see lessons in the experience.

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Seeing With Eyes of Faith

When a near-drowning sends her brother to the hospital, a woman dares to look past the diagnosis to the divine power of God.

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Prisoner at Home

Agoraphobia attacks many people with fears of being in public places and not being able to escape. One woman battled it and finally took control over it, through the power of God.

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The Other Way

It’s been a busy summer of traveling. Road trips over the last three months have taken me, and the family, on ministry adventures to Texas,…

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Waiting for My Prodigal Son

Parents pray to adopt a son they can love, but he isn’t the son they thought he would be. As a mother struggles to love him, she finds new strength in God.

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Is Blindness the End?

A woman fights the frustrations of blindness, but she gains new spiritual sight from God when she allows Him to break her spirit.

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When I’m Weak

My friend Scott has Parkinson’s disease. He is only in his fifties, but the tremors are getting bad. Recently, Scott went to New York City…

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Diary of a Caregiver

In caring for her father and his illness, a woman experiences the daily burden of an adult parent — and God’s provisions to help her survive.

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Self-Care for Caregivers

Burnout is common among caregivers, due to the constant demands. What can they do to look after their own needs?

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Take Care!

I live in a rural and fairly homogenous Midwest community, but recently I learned that a close-knit community book club was close to folding over…

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Inside Job

After a heinous crime, a woman discovers that her husband’s killers weren’t the only ones in prison. But God broke through the bars in His way and time.

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Sowing Uncommon Grace

It was just an ordinary Wednesday night Bible study. The faithful — thirteen in all — came to the church at 110 Calhoun Street to…

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Keep On Pedaling

How can a spouse survive the loss of a life partner? By taking it slowly, learning from God and leaning on Him.

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A Present Silence

I had a recurring nightmare as a child. From about five years of age to 12, I dreamed about my mother drowning and being unable…

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The Biggest Little Word

The first Bible verse I recall memorizing was Romans 8:28. It wasn’t my doing. I was only 6 or 7 years old and attending a…

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Send Us Your Story

History Now What? has been online since late 1996 (http://nowwhat.cog7.org/) and is published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference…

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Not Just a Girl Thing

Why did I end up like this? How did my life turn out so wrong? These questions and many others rumbled like a freight train…

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Breaking Through – Recommended Resources

The Wounded Heart, by Dan B. Allender Door of Hope: Recognizing and Resolving the Pains of Your Past, by Jan Frank No Place to Cry,…

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Learning to Feel Again: First steps

Do you long to feel more of some emotions, yet fear that certain feelings will stir up too much pain? Are you struggling with painful…

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