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A Dad’s Highest Calling

A Dad’s Highest Calling

Having just celebrated Father’s Day with our three children, I’m intrigued by the question… “What is a dad’s highest calling?” Is it to make sure my children make straight As? To train them to be star athletes in multiple sports at once? To send them to…

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Why Does God Allow Us to Go Through Storms?

Why Does God Allow Us to Go Through Storms?

By Matt Friend The following story is based on true events found in the Bible’s New Testament. (Mark 6:45-53) “If a sunny day doesn’t work, then let’s try a storm.” The respected rabbi, Jesus of Nazareth, whispered those words to Himself as He prepared His followers for a graduate-level...

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What is Faith? A True Story

What is Faith? A True Story

By Matt Friend The following story is based on true events found in the Bible’s New Testament. (Mark 5:21-43)  Almost exactly 1,990 years ago, the respected Rabbi—Jesus of Nazareth—lands on the shores of Capernaum, a quaint fishing village on the northwest corner of the Sea of Galilee. Though the...

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4 Facts about Fear

4 Facts about Fear

By Matt Friend Several weeks ago, I had an unusual encounter with fear. Like a wrong turn into a dark alley, life’s GPS seemed to unexpectedly glitch and brought me face to face with this formidable foe. It all started when my wife began experiencing “mild” kidney stone pain. Partly because the...

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