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Deaf Missions

By Laura McKillip Wood Chad Entinger began working at Deaf Missions as a way to give back to the ministry that had an impact on his life. When Chad, who is himself deaf, was 4 years old, his father attended a conference that Deaf Missions hosted. There his dad met the founder, Duane King, who […]

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A Long Obedience

By Laura McKillip Wood Eugene Peterson calls a life of discipleship “a long obedience in the same direction.” If anyone embodies this quote, Dr. Mark Huddleston and his wife, Martha, do. Called into ministry at a young age, they served first in the mountains of East Tennessee. During this time, Mark also continued his education, […]

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A Mission to the Missionary

By Laura McKillip Wood As a young girl in Illinois, Janeece England dreamed of marrying a preacher and moving to Africa to work as a missionary. When she went to college at Kentucky Christian University and married a fellow student, Steve, who was a pastor, her dreams of missionary work faded into the background of […]

Teepee (tipi) as used by Native Americans in the Great Plains and American west

Triumph Over a History of Tragedy

By Laura McKillip Wood In the 1800s, the Dakota people (Hunkpati Oyate) of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe lived primarily in Minnesota. In late 1862, when tensions between white settlers and Native Americans reached a peak, the Minnesota government issued orders to forcibly relocate the Dakota people to Fort Thompson, South Dakota, on what became […]


Elder Orphan Care

By Laura McKillip Wood A Romanian pastor and his wife were watching the news in 2006 when they heard about some elderly homeless people who had frozen to death in the harsh winter weather. Instead of ignoring the problem, the couple took action. They got into their car and found two homeless elderly people to […]