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Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. - Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)

My good friend Fred has taught me a lot about serving the Lord. Fred started his career as a high school teacher but was troubled by seeing hurting students making poor life choices. He felt a calling to do something to help. After much prayer with his wife, Dorothy, Fred...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for never leaving us no matter what we encounter. Help us to be humble servants for your kingdom, always trusting in you. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 4:10-11

Thought for the Day

When I say yes, God will do the rest.

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Vulnerability

“I believe with all my heart that vulnerability and authenticity are the only way to find wholeness in Jesus Christ. … I believe in the holistic, healing love and salvation in Jesus Christ, who walks with us in the valleys and brings beauty from ash heaps again and again and again. I am here to tell you that I have been on the mountaintops and in the valleys, and I have discovered that we need a reset in our souls. We need to share stories so that others will too. When we’re free to be real, that’s when the real joy comes.” Read more.