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God’s Response to Suffering—and Ours

By Cheri Lynn Cowell   We’ve all experienced or witnessed pain and suffering. We hear the phrase from well-meaning Christians, “God never gives us more than we can handle,” or they say, “God must have something great planned for you if he allows this much suffering in your life.” Although these are meant to comfort, […]

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Spending Quality Time with God

By Cheri Cowell   Christians everywhere agree on the benefits of setting aside time to be with the Lord. Our hearts yearn for alone time with our heavenly Father, but for many of us, even with our best intentions, setting aside that time on a consistent basis seems  difficult, if not impossible.    I struggle […]