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Coping with Chronic Illness

It almost seems that dealing with a chronic illness takes the strength of a fortress, the courage of a lion, the endurance of a soldier, and the patience of a saint. It may feel overwhelming to deal with different ways your life is affected. Unfortunately, there are no easy answers

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A Life Changed

The disease that would forever change my life crept up on me. I felt tired, but with worsened chronic pain, environmental illness that posed work challenges, and losing my dad, I’d been through a lot over the previous year. So I wasn’t concerned at first. But as the weeks went

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Hearing Their Heart

“For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart” (1 Samuel 16:7). The bright glare of the church overhead lights prompted my youth missions’ teammate, Lauren, to slip on her sunglasses once we found our seats before the morning

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Meek — Like a Warhorse

Meekness and warhorse seem to be such contradictory terms. Warhorses are fearless, ready to charge into battle, while meekness is often equated with milquetoast, doormats, and weakness. In fact, Merriam-Webster defines meek as “deficient in spirit and courage, not violent or strong.” It lists such synonyms as lowly, modest, unassuming,

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This We Believe II

Greetings BA Readers, Special thanks to the new GC Communications Director, Jamin Teran, for cutting this video promotion with me for the new adult quarterly: Part 2 of the This We Believe Series. We’re looking forward to more video promos to come. Watch and enjoy. Jason Overman, Editor The post

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Born to Lead

Because following Jesus is exactly what it means to be a Christian, every believer is called to be a leader! The post Born to Lead appeared first on Bible Advocate.

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