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Johnny Gus

Bassist and singer John Gustafson died last Friday.  John was one of those musicians whose ability was widely respected by many, and this shows in the astonishing list of 150 or more albums he appeared on.   54 more words

Ian Gillan

Why We Do What We Do

A little word to the weary mommas out there. We’re in a very two-year-old season right now. I’m guessing you know exactly what I’m talking about. 557 more words


Book Review: Heartbeat by Elizabeth Scott

Emma’s life doesn’t look anything like normal these days.  She lives with her stepfather because her mother is brain-dead but being kept alive by machines to give the baby she’s pregnant with a fighting chance.   298 more words

Books And Reading

Book Review: Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes

Anika Dragomir is growing up in 1980s Nebraska, and she feels like she’s living a double life.  On the outside, she’s one of the popular girls (the third most popular in school, to be exact), but on the inside?   349 more words

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As I sit here on a Sunday morning, looking at the pictures from friends and family in the U.S. enjoying an extended weekend, it reminds me that tomorrow is… 620 more words

Hard Stuff

How to Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

In the western world we don’t like our Christianity uncomfortable. If we are honest we want comfortable Christianity.  We want safe missions trips absent of any danger.   761 more words


Book Review: The Chance You Won't Return by Annie Cardi

Alex Winchester has enough on her plate in trying to navigate her junior year of high school.  She’s feuding with friends, dealing with a crush that might be something more, and attempting to overcome a crippling fear of getting behind the wheel in driver’s ed.   378 more words

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