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Grace Turned Outward — a dynamic story

Susan Burton is a hero. What she has done with her life is extraordinary, although she would deny that. She would simply say, in her own words, that her life is just Grace Turned Outward.

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Mutual aid fellowship

Many people’s experience with church is spending an hour on Sunday morning or Saturday night worshiping God in music and listening to someone teach from the word of God. Contact with others is limited and entirely up to you to … Continue reading

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Moving mountains

Jesus said we could move mountains. Now I know at least Marti can. While Chandler and I were camping in the mountains last weekend, Marti moved two of them. Not the ones where we were, but the ones at home … Continue reading

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No longer strange

As much as I would like to convey the impression that everything is just dandy with our son, Chandler, and that he returned home an entirely different person with none of the former addictions or behaviors anywhere in sight, I … Continue reading

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As good as it gets

The 95-year-old mother of one of our friends and key supporters died early this year. She was the matriarch of a very large family, and hearing him talk about her led me to ask him to tell me one thing … Continue reading

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Gaining spiritual victory

Do you have anything in your life that you want victory over? Be it sin, temptation, bitterness, anger, selfishness, addiction, inability to forgive? Well then, this story is for you.

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Drag me out

Boy, do I understand this. I didn’t realize it at first until I kept reading one of our member’s comments, because I was so intrigued by its honesty and its beauty, and discovered she was a poet. I took out … Continue reading

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New Tear’s Day

June woke up on New Year’s Day a very happy woman. She woke up “just married” next to the man she had loved for over thirty years. It’s a wonderful story culminating in a wedding that I was privileged to … Continue reading

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