Fall 2018 Tribute Gifts

Fall 2018 Tribute Gifts

Thank you to everyone who offered a tribute to a loved one either “In Honor Of” or “In Memory Of” during the fourth quarter of 2018. (At the time a gift is given, we send an acknowledgment to the honoree or family of the one who is being remembered. The gift amount remains confidential.) IN HONOR OF Donna Doyle …

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The Miraculous Journey

The Miraculous Journey

Outside of Sidra Medicine Hospital, which is the women’s and children’s hospital in Doha, Qatar, there are now 14 gigantic statues showing the stages of development from conception to birth. This modern artwork, titled “The Miraculous Journey," was created by British artist, Damien Hirst, who said he became fascinated…

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No Pain, No Gain?

No Pain, No Gain?

Marathoners often describe hitting the wall as they run. It’s a stretch of time when everything in their body hurts and everything in their mind screams, “Stop!” They press through, and the pain lifts. But is “no pain, no gain” a good mantra for Christian leaders? It was an intense season at our ministry—a huge…

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Are You Making Tracks or Following Footprints?

Are You Making Tracks or Following Footprints?

By their very nature, leaders are out in front, making tracks for others to follow. But is this the full story for Christian leaders? Let’s take a look. Our leadership team was praying about how we’d been forging ahead in a project when God suddenly hit the pause button. As I prayed, I pictured our footprints in the snow.…

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