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Let God’s Freedom Ring!

By Tonja Talley   The children stood 225 strong. Following the pledge to the American flag, the children of the Christian Academy in Greenwood, Indiana turned to the Christian flag and with their right hands over their hearts recited, “I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior for whose kingdom it stands. […]

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Woven for a Purpose

By Tonja Talley   The parents of a 12-month-old child were told by doctors that a disease called cystic fibrosis (CF) would take their child’s life within four years. My parents received the news in 1962—the day before Father’s Day. Like 30,000 other people in the United States, I was born with CF. A devastating, […]

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God’s Plan

By Tonja Talley   Metal struck metal as the jail cell door slammed behind Amy. The echo thundered through cellblock H. Amy cringed. The other prisoners’ piercing stares, the angry comments, and the smells were harrowing. Caught in Satan’s stronghold, Amy embezzled money from her employer over a three-year period in a desperate attempt to […]

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Deaf Ministries: Breaking the Chains

By Tonja Talley   My dad pulled my cousin from his bedroom window kicking and screaming as he tried to escape. His hands moved so fast even his mother couldn’t understand him. When my seven-year-old deaf cousin settled down, he said with his hands, “I don’t want to go to church.” Then he signed the […]