Ted Whitford (California, USA)
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Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV)
I have been a Christian for over 40 years and have studied and meditated on 1 Thessalonians several times. As many times as I have slowed down and considered every phrase of the verse quoted above, it wasn’t until my youngest son was deployed overseas that I began to truly...
I will rejoice with prayerful thanksgiving today and always.
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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”