Our Lives, Our Fortunes, Our Sacred Honor

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For lovers of statistics, the Declaration of Independence is a document of 1,322 words; if you are a stickler for accuracy, the Declaration was adopted on July 4, 1776 and signed on August 2 by 51 men (five more would sign later). The final sentence; the uniting statement likely designed to cement the seriousness of the signers’ resolve, reads, “And …

When Pigs Fly (Because, They Do)

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BY KIRK WALDEN–When we consider talking about our faith, we can be intimidated. I am, that’s for sure. We–and I’m talking about “me” here–come up with hundreds of reasons why we can’t effectively share what we believe.  Here are a few: “I don’t know enough yet.” “I might get something wrong.” “There might be some difficult questions I can’t answer.” …

Buried Desires

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By JENN WALDEN–At the age of 33,  I met Kirk. He was a single dad of three children; ages 11, 14, and 16. I wasted no time falling in love with the four of them. In a moment only God could orchestrate, we became a family. Never married and never a mother, the moment I said “I do,” my life …

One More Step

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My legs started shaking as I climbed higher on the wall. Looking to my left I saw the wall I tried to climb earlier in the day, realizing I was now parallel to the spot I reached earlier. Panic began to grip me. Yes, it was an indoor rock wall. Yes, I was surrounded with safety precautions and harnessed in. …

One Step Changes the World

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“World Changer.” By definition–and I’ve worked hard on this–a world changer is one who . . . changes the world. No applause, please, for my tireless laboring on this topic, at least not yet. The fact is, I’m good at this definition stuff; it just comes naturally. But as we look at world changers, let’s focus on those who change the world …

Where Can He Find Me?

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I am a yogi. Sure, I’ve been told I can’t say this. I’ve been told I’m practicing an Eastern religion, that yoga isn’t Christian enough, that yoga “distracts me from God,” or that it may become “idol worship.” Duly noted. I am a yogi. And I love it. I find Jesus on my mat, and I don’t think that’s crazy …