John Bown (Minnesota)
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Paul wrote, “To me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” - Philippians 1:21 (NIV)
My good friend Glenn had been diagnosed with leukemia and hospitalized for chemotherapy treatments. As I drove to visit him, I wondered how the visit would go. I have made other trips to see friends who have been hospitalized unexpectedly, and sometimes the visits are difficult. People reacting to the...
God says, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” (Heb. 13:5).
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”