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Poverty Didn't Keep Me From My Calling

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“Throughout nine long years of pursuing my education, I experienced a lot of uncertainty and darkness – blindness, debilitating back pain, poverty and abandonment from my family. I was even stoned once by Hindu fanatics and locked in a room to keep me from preaching the Gospel. But looking back, I now know that God’s promises are true! I survived and became a Bible teacher and pastor. God’s promises always gave me strength and kept me on track.” &ndash...

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Posted by Julia Robinson
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Finding Hope in the Valley

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"I started to trust that He has a reason for my situation and a plan for it — that it wouldn’t be something I have to go through, but something I get to go through in order to show a different community what it means to trust Christ.” – Lance Parker Lance Parker received his third kidney transplant three weeks after his wife Lindsey gave birth to their first child. That was ten months ago. “I don’t recommend having two life events in one year,&rdquo...

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Posted by Josh Hayter

'My Chronic Illness Brings Me Closer to God'

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“God has been so gracious and has helped me find ways to deal with my chronic pain. He has shown me that not only does He listen, but He speaks back. His Word is incredibly true. His yoke is easy and His burden is light. I would never have this kind of rest in my soul if I was not a follower of Jesus.”- Molly Wooster “My life was pretty easy before college. I had a great family; loved the sports I was in; had great friends; and made straight As. But in college, when I...

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Posted by Jenny Pope

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