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Free Wheelchair Mission

FREE WHEELCHAIR MISSION Don Schoendorfer’s “Gen One” wheelchair looks like something cobbled together from assorted spare parts. That’s because it is. Don, a mechanical engineer from California, was vacationing in Morocco about 20 years ago with his wife. His conscience was seared by an image he would never forget. ...

Number 42

NUMBER 42 Jackie Robinson broke major league baseball’s color barrier on April 15, 1947. It is difficult to comprehend the sheer hatred he had to face from many fans across the country, even in New York City, where he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Death threats and taunts were...

How to Live Like a True Christian

HOW TO LIVE LIKE A TRUE CHRISTIAN I want to be a happy Christian wear a smile on my face don’t want to be a dooms day teacher spreading gloom all over the place. Let’s keep praying and trusting that the Lord will make a way for us to...

In Unison They Yelled “Jesus”

IN UNISON THEY YELLED “JESUS” More than 20 years ago, I attended a Promise Keepers gathering of about 40,000 pastors in Atlanta. It was an assembly that represented hundreds of different church groups and denominational affiliations. We heard speaker after speaker. After a while their messages, many of which...

Imprisoned by Marble

IMPRISONED BY MARBLE Only an artistic genius could produce, in a single lifetime, some of the greatest-ever works in the classic categories of painting, architecture, and sculpture. The Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo was just such a genius. Think of his painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel ,...