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Do you know this American Hero?

A hero is someone who demonstrates exceptional bravery and service on behalf of others. Dr. Gretchen Berggren is an AMERICAN HERO in my book because she has bravely and sacrificially served God and his children in the Congo, Haiti and other places where people desperately needed medical and spiritual help. Internationally recognized physician This Harvard

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Is This Really the ‘Greatest Breakthrough in Medical History’?

The new $100 million government supported Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative is raising unprecedented high hopes for people with brain disorders. At the same time, it’s raising questions and even fears from religious, ethics, and human rights leaders. I’ve seen lots of change in the medical field in my lifetime, and as

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My Daddy said, “Everything will be OK.”

Have you ever been through a hurricane?  I grew up near the beach in South Florida where we had hurricanes nearly every year. I remember the first one. The weatherman warned those of us who lived near the Atlantic Ocean to get prepared because of all the dangers that accompanied the approaching hurricane. I was terrified.

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Eight Things You SHOULD Say When Someone Hurts

The media continues to cover the heartbreaking story of the tragic loss of Jonathan McComb’s family. Since his wife and children were swept away in the recent Blanco River flood, many of us in the Texas Hill Country still feel shock and deep sorrow for Jonathan. The Gift of Your Silent Presence When emotionally devastating

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Don’t Do This to Your Family

Don’t Do This to Your Family Bill Nichols, Ph.D.   No one thought it would happen. But it did.  Harrison could have easily prevented his family all the conflict, heartache and tension. Don’t let this happen to you. More importantly, don’t do this to your family.   Harrison was only forty-five and was never seriously

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A Family Drowns. Should I Be Silent?

What would you say to a young husband and father who suddenly fears his wife and children are dead? Jonathan McComb and his wife, Laura, and their two children, were at a cabin in Wimberley when flood-waters unexpectedly swept their cabin downstream. Jonathan was the only one found alive. All of us in the Texas

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