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Preparing and Waiting

Ever realize how much of Thanksgiving is spent preparing and waiting for someone to show up?

Getting the house ready and the preparing the meal . . . followed by waiting for friends and loved ones to arrive.

Particularly at this time of year, I'm reminded of how in our daily lives, we need to prepare and wait for our Redeemer, our Savior.

And, as our hearts are drawn ever nearer to our Savior this Christmas season, Anne Graham Lotz reminds listeners that as the world is unraveling in so many ways, "God's Word is a light - a light for the ...

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Train Up a Child . . .

My Sunday nights are spent with 51 six to eight year old children.

There's the Anderson triplets (who yes, look exactly the same).  There's the little girl whose last name I still can't pronounce correctly: Ruzgerian. And then there's Brayden.

We have the largest group of AWANA Sparks ever - each boy and girl is special and unique - each one a blessing.  Brayden, though, is on a journey all his own.

Six year old Bryaden was born with Vacterl.   VACTERL association is a disorder that affects many body systems. VACTERL stands for vertebral defects, anal atresia, cardiac ...

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Preparing Your Heart for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, you may have started to make your grocery list, bake, or get your home ready for guests.  But have you thought about preparing your heart?

Nancy Leigh DeMoss is encouraging Revive Our Hearts listeners to cultivate a heart of gratitude with the updated 30-Day Choosing Gratitude Challenge.  This challenge will help you become intentional about thanking God and others for the blessings that come your way.

We also realize that we're entering a season when many become depressed over difficult circumstances.  On upcoming programs, Nancy will teach from the Word, providing practical ...

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BreakPoint® Remembers C. S. Lewis

For Christians, perhaps no writer stands out more than C. S. Lewis.  While he passed away fifty years ago this Friday, his writings live on and have impacted many generations including Chuck Colson as Eric Metaxas shares on today's BreakPoint® broadcast . . .

On the night Chuck gave his life to Jesus, his friend Tom Phillips read to him Lewis's masterful passage on pride from the classic, Mere Christianity:

"There is one vice of which no man in the world is free," Lewis wrote, "which every one in the world loathes when he sees it in someone else . . . The vice ...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Simple turkeyTurkey, stuffing, and ahh... pumpkin pie!  It's time for the holiday season to being again as we celebrate Thanksgiving!

Emilie Barnes (Keep It Simple!) loves this time of fellowship with her family and friends!  And to help enjoy more time with them, she has created simple ways to organize and cook their special meal. 

To simplify her cooking she starts with her special turkey recipe (see below) that results in a perfectly cooked turkey, and in addition everyone contributes their special dish to the meal.  

Part of her family's tradition is a special time together when everyone reads ...

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National Adoption Awareness Month

"Can anything be more promising than the miracle of life in so much destruction?" A reader's post in response to the birth of the "miracle" baby born in the Philippine typhoon rubble.

The girl was born Monday in a destroyed airport compound that was turned into a makeshift medical centre, with her bed a piece of dirty plywood resting amid dirt, broken glass, twisted metal, nails and other debris.

The birth of Bea Joy in the midst of such tragedy is undeniably a miracle story.

November marks National Adoption Awareness month and on this week's "Life Issues®" programs ...

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