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Made with love, one small step at a time

Our daughter and son-in-law had their first child during the Advent season. As new grandparents, you realize very quickly that you can discover new born love again and that when you are invited to share in that young life, your own life changes. Over night. The miracle of this new moment brings me back to Psalm 139 and verses like, “ For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was...
Faith NurtureIntergenerational Ministry
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Memorial Day for the Military Chaplain

For Memorial Day, we asked some of our military chaplains to share their thoughts on the holiday, how it is celebrated, and how they remember those who have died serving their country.

Chaplaincy
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My Story of Depression and Faith

Who would have thought that I would be hit with depression? But the devil doesn't discriminate. This is my first-hand account of those dark months and the light that was at the end of the tunnel.

Disability Concerns
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Parallel Suffering

I hope that God will see me living the gospel—making courageous decisions, sacrificing my comfort for others, giving when it hurts, and trusting God as the great provider to meet my needs and the needs of others. 

Biblical Justice
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Be a GEMS Global Partner!

GEMS Girls' Clubs is currently active in 17 countries. In order to bring girls everywhere into a living, dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ we are currently seeking Global Partners.

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Join a GEMS Club!

Does your girl want to join a GEMS Club? Here's how!

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What is GEMS?

GEMS Girls' Clubs is a place to belong, and at club, girls are welcomed into a vibrant community of mentors and peers who genuinely care about them.

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May It Be a Sweet, Sweet Sound

What if God wants us to talk to Him more like my two-year-old talks to me? Maybe He really does want the messy, the mundane, and everything in between. What an incredible thought! 

Faith NurtureParenting
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I Understand the Devastation Sin Creates

While serving as a volunteer police chaplain for the Albuquerque Police Department I was called to the scene of a homicide. Here is my conversation with the home owner, who was also a close friend of the deceased. 

Chaplaincy
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Show, Don’t Tell

As I have been grading sermons these past days (about 25 of them since middle of last week with about 10 to go) I often find myself writing “Show, Don’t Tell.”

Pastors
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I Can Trust God's Providence

Last month The Banner published a piece called "Why My Reformed Identity Matters." A few of the stories were written by our chaplains. Here is Dirk's story. 

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Aging: Challenges and Opportunities

Speakers at a recent event in Woodstock, ON, challenged the common cultural assumption that as one gets older, one’s usefulness, opinions, past mistakes, or family history define their identity. 

Disability Concerns

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