Our Stories Unleashed

The Practice of Thanksgiving

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Happy Thanksgiving week, Church! I pray that your heart is full of thanksgiving and your words are praises today. This is the day. Today is the day that the Lord has made and given to us. We rejoice in that gift. We do not know what the day holds, but we know that we are held in the arms of God.   Thankfulness can sometimes be a tough subject to navigate, though. It does not always come as easy as we...

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Posted by Jason Simon with 2 Comments

Family Stories

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Growing up the youngest in the family has its advantages.   My older sisters stood up for me, even when I didn’t ask for or deserve their support. One day I got bored waiting for my mom to get off a phone call. I saw some scissors beside her and had an idea. Not much later, Mom found a trail of blond hairs all over the house and cornered me in the bathroom demanding to know who had cut my hair. I just looked at her. My sisters ran to my defense...

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Posted by Kathy Raines

The Persecuted Church

I couldn’t stop reading.  At the age of 16, the truth of the gospel was beginning to take root and I couldn’t get enough of it.  Granted, in those first few years there was so much that was beyond my understanding, but it didn’t stop me from reading.  It was devotionals first and then the Bible.  The Bible felt like a letter written to me personally.  Each time I opened the pages it was like God was speaking to me in ways I’d never experienced...

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Posted by Jerimiah Smith with 4 Comments

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