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Cancer: Joni Eareckson Tada Update

Beloved ministry leader and quadriplegic Joni Eareckson Tada underwent surgery for breast cancer this week. Her blog reported yesterday morning that the procedure was successful, but initial physician’s reports showed some lymph nodes affected by the cancer as well; she will undergo chemotherapy in the coming weeks. Joni, in response to the diagnosis, wrote on […]

June 30, 2010 by 2 Comments
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Cancer: Janice Sheley’s Story

Janice is a member of our congregation.  I occasionally get emails about how she is doing.  Here is an update…. Janice continues in her battle with cancer.  Chemo has prevented the cancer from spreading, but it has not shrunk her cancer either.  She spends as much time as possible with her family and regularly attends […]

June 29, 2010 by Write a Comment
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Cancer: Joni Eareckson Tada Faces Another Challenge

Joni Eareckson Tada, of Joni and Friends, International Disability Center, headquartered in Aquora Hills, California, has announced she is facing breast cancer. In this announcement, Joni further shows her commitment to service in stating, “…now I have a chance to truly empathize and journey alongside, affirming that God’s grace is always sufficient for whatever the […]

June 26, 2010 by Write a Comment
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Cancer: The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Some of the most paralyzing words in the human language contain the word, “cancer.” We are told to trust God in all things, but how does one find hope when coming face to face with their own mortality? Listen in as Zac Smith (aka missionary kid, church staff member, husband, son, Dad, and all-around good […]

June 21, 2010 by Write a Comment
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Anointed Ramblings now on ExtantMagazine.com

Anointed Ramblings Now Syndicated! I am so excited to share with you a new opportunity to touch the world. I was asked by Extant Magazine, an online Christian magazine, to syndicate my video blog, “Anointed Ramblings.” Beginning this week, Extant Magazine will begin posting two video blogs a month. I am humbled by their interest […]

June 19, 2010 by Write a Comment
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Women’s Renewal – Mt Lassen

I had a wonderful time at the Mt Lassen Retreat Center with the ladies of the Northern California and Nevada District of the Assemblies of God. Guest speaker, Alice Bostrom shared her heart and touched mine too. A big thank you to Debbie Heden, District Women’s Ministries Director, for inviting me and providing a wonderful […]

June 18, 2010 by Write a Comment
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Memorial Day 2010

I had a great time with friends and family at Fernandez Park this Memorial Day. The Boy Scouts honored our veterans with a special ceremony featuring the Mayor, a flag salute, and wreaths to remember those who have served our great nation. This is the second year I was asked to sing at this event. […]

May 31, 2010 by Write a Comment
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Church on the Hill – Vallejo

Here are a couple of pictures from the tea I spoke at in Vallejo. I met some great people and enjoyed my friends from days gone by. One thing is for sure – the ladies at Church on the Hill know how to throw a party. I will be speaking at their ladies retreat in […]

May 27, 2010 by 1 Comment
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21-Day Fast: Tenacious Faith

I like dogs.  I don’t have one, but I like them still the same.  Years ago, I had an old bulldog named Snapper.  You’ve heard the saying, “the tenacity of a bulldog?”  Well, I think old Snapper invented that saying.  For fun I would get an old rope or towel and swing it above Snapper’s […]

May 21, 2010 by Write a Comment
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21-Day Fast: Is this your cash?

My friend Joe started attending our church about six months ago.  Joe doesn’t really “fit-in” as the average church attender.  Joe is different.  You see, Joe has spent more years inside prison than he has outside.  Joe doesn’t talk like a Christian either.  He hasn’t learned the language.  He talks about God like he is […]

May 17, 2010 by Write a Comment
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