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Just Sing

I remember the day I said goodbye to Harry. I'd seen him two weeks earlier, in a lot of pain, but up, dressed and eagerly greeting friends who called. A week later, I heard he was worse. Monday he still got dressed. Wednesday he couldn't get out of bed. On Friday I waited while the nurse made him presentable. That…
February 8, 2017
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The Path Not Taken

I grew up attending a Nazarene church in Indiana. I was saved at seven, baptized at fourteen, and early in life felt called into ministry. I was set to go to Olivet Nazarene College, with my life wide open before me. My trust in God felt unshakeable and I was chomping at the bit to pursue the ministry. A dark…
February 8, 2017
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Trust and Obey

"I will rejoice and be glad in your steadfast love, because You have seen my affliction.  You have known the distress of my soul." Psalm 31:7 "Trust and obey, for there's no other way, to be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey." Running through my head were these words from a favorite childhood song—a song that I hadn't…
February 8, 2017