Category Archives: Inspiring People

A Lesson from Alice Hertz Sommer

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She didn’t want her son to worry or be afraid so every day she chose to find good things they could enjoy. Most of the time she was the only one laughing. Continue reading

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A Grudge-free Life

A woman peeked through the doorway into my office. “I’ve been walking past this church for  months. I thought I’d stop in and see what goes on in here.” That was my introduction to Alice. I took her on a … Continue reading

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Words with Holy Zing

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The rhythm formed by a writer’s unique way of stringing phrases and sentences together becomes their voice. This voice becomes the author’s trademark. Take Irish writer, Frank McCourt, (Angela’s Ashes, Teacher Man, ‘Tis) as an example. It wasn’t unusual for McCourt … Continue reading

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2015 is an Open Door

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Missionaries Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth arrived in China in March 1888. Their assignment to open a new field in the northern section of Honan province was a daunting one. The young couple struggled to learn the language, adjust to the climate … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Norrie and the Miracle Stones of Zimbabwe

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“Everyone who knows me,” she says, “knows that I could never sell anything, but God has given me a passion for a special product. And I can’t stop telling people about it.” Continue reading

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An Interview with Dr. George O. Wood (Hope for the Depressed)

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An interview with Dr. George O. Wood, General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God by Rose McCormick Brandon Depression, a mood disorder that affects millions of North Americans is now the leading cause of disability, according to the World Health … Continue reading

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Tell my People to Praise Me

A woman in late years, Sarah Cochrane, lay in a hospital bed thinking she’d come to the end of her days. Her work for God had spanned decades. She’d poured out her soul labouring beside her husband, Dave, at the … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Hand?

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What’s that in your hand? This is the question God asked Moses at the scene of the burning bush. Moses, a shepherd, happened to have a staff in his hand. “That’s what you’ll use to show Pharaoh my miracles and wonders,” … Continue reading

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Bethlehem’s Star – an Amazing Connection to a Kidnapped Boy

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The Magi (wise men) who followed the star belonged to an ancient caste of star gazers, researchers and sages in Babylon. Their arrival in Jerusalem caused a stir. When questioned about their business, they said –  “We’ve seen His star in the east … Continue reading

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Finding God’s Plan for Your Life

After crossing the lake from Galilee, Jesus came face to face with a man who was troubled by so many demons that he ran naked through tombs and graves cutting himself with stones. Jesus ordered the demons to leave the man. They did. … Continue reading

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