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The Light Shines

The Light Shines

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. — John 1:5 In 2005, my father, Dennis Rader, was arrested for murder. In the weeks that followed, I learned he was the BTK serial killer who terrorized my hometown of Wichita, Kansas, for three decades. As he confessed on national television

Miracles in the Middle of the Mess

A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh. — Leonard Cohen, The Favourite Game Here I am, Lord. Everything that’s brought me to this place at this time I offer up to You. I’m holding nothing back. Do with me and through me as You will. Thank You for the honor of

Worship in the Storm

God’s Providence In the autumn of 1785, Thomas Coke boarded a ship to accompany a group of missionaries to Nova Scotia. From the start, the ship was assaulted by one fierce storm after another. The one-month journey stretched into three, and they never did arrive in Nova Scotia. Ultimately, on Christmas Day, the ship hobbled

Veterans Day: Shield of Strength

Captain Russell Rippetoe was serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003. Previously, while serving in Afghanistan, Rippetoe saw men die, which brought a renewal to his Christian faith and a new passion for the Bible. On the chain around his neck, he wore a “Shield of Strength,” a one-by-two-inch emblem displaying a U.S. flag

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They Will Run and Not Grow Weary

But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. — Isaiah 40:31 (NIV) I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being.

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