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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Great is Thy Faithfulness

By Barbara Rainey | January 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

By Barbara Rainey and Janel Breitenstein My (Janel’s) mom packed a sack lunch for me daily for nearly my entire school career. Thirteen years, three sisters, and my father… that’s a lot of lunches. Barbara’s mother, too, packed hers and her three brothers for a combined 20 plus years! My lunch contents varied throughout the […]

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The Branch

By Barbara Rainey | November 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

In the last three years I’ve explored deeply the many names of Jesus, over 300 according to some Bible scholars. It has been a wonderful discovery to see in each facet of His character, reflected in each name, a hint of deep mystery or a plain description of this One who gave His life for […]

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Apple of His Eye

By Barbara Rainey | October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

“He who touches you touches the apple of His eye.” Zechariah 2:8 If these words were spoken about you or to you how would you feel? Protected? Valuable? Cared for? These words came from the Majesty on high, delivered through his servant Zechariah to His discouraged, defeated, weary people. We who are “grafted into” the […]

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Anticipating His Return

By Barbara Rainey | September 1, 2015 | 4 Comments

It’s football season in America and with that first kick-off comes the anticipation of cooler weather, crackling fires and beautiful vistas. Have you ever watched a game in any sport that was crucial, your team was ahead and it was just a matter of watching the clock run down before the final victory was declared? […]

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