Perspectives

12-year-old used cancer journey to testify about an eternal hope

At 12 years old, Malachi Russell had a list of 17 people – one person for each month he was expected to live. They were his “ones.” During his battle with cancer, Malachi had heard about the Who’s Your One movement – a challenge to Christians to pray for and share the Gospel with one person in their circle of influence – and he took it personally.

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Prayer is just what we do

Each year it seems our pastors and spiritual leaders are learning more and more about how to cooperate with God in significant, powerful, extraordinary prayer.

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FIRST-PERSON: Why I’ll never forget 9/11

As I raised my right hand the morning of Sept. 7, 2001, and once again took the oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, I was hopeful that rejoining the military would help get my life straightened up.

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Don’t Be Afraid

In spite of our attempts to live “normal” lives, the CORONA-19 virus remains a challenge like nothing any of us have ever faced. It appears that the virus itself, while intimidating on its own, has created a fall-out that is much more damaging than we could have ever imagined.

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A Tough Start to A Very Different School Year

Every first day of school comes with an array of emotions, but the range of fear and excitement has been much more extensive this year. From the masks and social distancing to the actual COVID concerns, the anxiety level for child and caregiver alike has been heightened.

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