Damage Control and Divine Disruption

By Barbara Rainey | March 31, 2016 | 4 Comments

The disappearance of Jesus created a crisis of truly epic proportions for the Pharisees, elders, and chief priests. They spent the previous three years trying to discredit and trap this Man so they could get rid of Him. Once He was on the cross that Good Friday morning, they returned to their duties performing Passover sacrifices […]

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Where to Find Hope When You Feel Depressed

By Janel Breitenstein | March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Though I much prefer days of happiness I have come to understand that days of depression, loneliness, disappointment, or sickness are clearer windows to understanding eternal truth. Have you found this to be true? Have you sensed deeper clarity in those hard dark places? William Cowper—already a physically and emotionally frail little boy—received the greatest […]

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Warm Red Blood

By Tracy Lane | March 15, 2016 | 5 Comments

  I hope you enjoy hearing from my sweet friend, Tracy, mom to little Annie who was born not quite two years ago with half a heart. I continue to watch her live daily life normally yet constantly aware that Annie’s heart could fail. And a month ago a routine appointment revealed heart failure had […]

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Made for Another World

By Barbara Rainey | January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shhh!  Still your giggling just long enough to hear the crisp crunch of winter wonderland.  Sink your feet deeper into the frozen delight that blankets the icy ground. Get a handful of the fresh powder and sit in the still silence for another moment. The snowflakes continue to pit pat as they softly swoosh to […]

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White As Snow

By Barbara Rainey | January 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

Large-scale revival is a concept usually found in Christian history books, but in the mid nineties I was part of a meeting of several thousand where the Holy Spirit showed up in a significant and memorable way. It was in those days of meetings that I first heard this simple hymn “White as Snow.” A […]

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