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The Army of Less Than 1%

When was the last time you read Judges 7? If it’s been a while, or if you’ve never heard this well-known story, here’s the quick version. Context In the book of Judges, the Israelites have settled into the Promised Land, Canaan, while also settling into a cycle of typical human behavior: disobedience to God, captivity […]

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A Thrill of Hope: Celebrating Christmas in Chronic Illness

“A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices” John S. Dwight, “O Holy Night” When you’re weary, celebration feels overwhelming. Impossible, even. When you already feel poured out and drained dry, how can you muster up the energy to throw a party, much less decorate, dress up, find a gift, or even simply smile? And […]