Steven A. Schofield (Virginia, USA)
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By grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God. - Ephesians 2:8 (NRSV)
Upon achieving the senior rank of Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy, I adopted this saying: “Never forget where you came from.”
As a young adult I walked away from the faith that had been modeled for me by loving Christian parents. I forgot where I came from, even...
I can model faith for others as it has been modeled for me.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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