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Forgiveness or Retaliation?

From Open Doors USA STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM September 18 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6:29 Turning The Other … Continue reading

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BALI, coming-of-age ceremony 60 years ago

(All in the Same Boat, continued) This event, which took place in two days, turned out to be the coming-of-age ceremony for a young cousin, and Rai invited our whole family to attend. At the appointed time he took us … Continue reading

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“Forgiven and Free,” August 18, 2018 SoCal Harvest with Greg Laurie

With an attendance at Angel Stadium of 100,000 over the 3 nights of the Harvest, plus 74,300 who watched the Harvest webcast and  267,800 who watched Facebook Live, we praise God for 9,260 professions of faith–9,260 individuals who came into … Continue reading

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How I came into God’s family: Lyudmila in Russia

Lyudmila’s story begins late one evening when a group of young people arrived at her home for an overnight stay. A relative had asked her to host the group, and she graciously said yes. Little did she know that opening … Continue reading

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How I came into God’s family: Saul of Tarsus, Jewish leader

Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest  and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, … Continue reading

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Fire Capt. David Rosa shot to death: Two Views of our Flag (Part 1)

Independence Day, 2018: A couple of days ago Pete, our neighbor directly across the street, found an American flag in the trash.  A large, brand new, perfectly good American flag, representing all that our country stands for–gratitude to God for … Continue reading

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Power to Heal: Victim of Post-Traumatic Stress (continued)

“Kiwanuka’s remarks left me feeling betrayed and more helpless than ever… I had no formulas with which to heal the woman. And I was not like the great prophets and preachers of the past…I had no special access to God. … Continue reading

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