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Faith In Miracles Is Worth A Try

TheDiscipleMD Many years ago one of my sons, than eleven, calmly approached me to ask if I would buy him an expensive item that was more a luxury than a necessity. My quick response of “No” didn’t seem to surprise nor upset him. As he turned to walk away, he made this simple but profound […]

Leaving The Porchlight On For Our Prodigal Children

TheDiscipleMD Several years ago there was a special program put on by the children at our church. As I surveyed the congregation I was delighted to see at least seven young adults in attendance who prior to the day had not chosen the path of their church going parents. Perhaps they were there for just that day, […]

When You Feel Discouraged, Read A Pioneer Story!

TheDiscipleMD “I ask you to stop this criticism. You are discussing a matter you know nothing about. Cold historic facts mean nothing here, for they give no proper interpretation of the questions involved. Mistake to send the Handcart Company out so late in the season? Yes! But I was in that company and my wife […]

The Perils Of Being A ‘Storm Chaser’

TheDiscipleMD A person who pursuits storms is called a “Storm Chaser.” There is a TV show of the same name on the Discovery Channel. It follows people who enjoy the thrill of chasing Hurricanes, Tornados, Thunderstorms, or other weather related events. There has also been movies made about these type of people, such as “Twister” […]

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