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The Beyond Suffering Bible: An Interview with Joni Eareckson Tada

  About 1-in-5 people in the USA live with some type of physical disability; 10 million people a year experience a serious mental illness; and 1-in-6 Americans struggle with chronic health conditions, leading to roughly 65 million Americans providing care for someone with a disability or chronic illness.   [See Bible Gateway Blog post: Tyndale to Release Beyond Suffering Bible]  […]

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The Case for Christ

If you’ve not yet read author Lee Strobel’s A Case for Christ, this might be a good time to download it onto your e-reader or check it out of the library. Strobel looks at the evidence in the four gospel accounts of Christ’s resurrection and deconstructs the events, the claims, and the lies, finishing his investigation […]

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The Only Thing Worth Being Concerned About

How many things can you think of that you are concerned or stressing out about? Wouldn’t it be nice if there were only one thing that was worth worrying about? There’s a story in the New Testament that says just that. It is the story of two sisters and two very different reactions to the […]

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What’s Your Why?

Meet Mawi Asgedom. Mawi was born on September 29, 1976, in Ethiopia at the onset of civil war within the country. Mawi’s father had to leave the country when Mawi was a toddler, leaving him behind with his brother, sister, and mother. Every day, Mawi’s mother cared for her small children amidst war and death. […]

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The Two Cures for Discouragement

Failure often gets us down, but have you noticed how we can also get discouraged after we’ve been successful? The Bible teaches that discouragement has two sources because we have two problems: The world is damaged. God says, “The ground is cursed because of you” (Genesis 3:17). Just as thorns grew up to frustrate Adam’s […]

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