We are counting down the days until the Big Game. For some, they will be cheering on their favorite teams and players in hopes of a Super Bowl Championship, for others it will be a reminder of a season of missed expectations and disappointments and for most of the country it is a fun excuse […]

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Tornadoes, shootings, violence, hurricanes, floods and firestorms, every day our headlines are filled with tragedy here in the U.S and abroad. Homes are damaged, memories lost, and people are injured or worse.   Dr. Jamie D. Aten, disaster psychologist and founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) at Wheaton College, intertwines his […]

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Whether you call it a small group, life group, or a support group, the goal is the same; a handful of couples or individuals doing life together. The start of the year is a great time to evaluate activities and things that can help with you grow in your relationship with God. One of those […]

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Entrepreneur. What immediately comes to mind? For most people it conjures an image of someone who is creative and inventive. For others they think of people pitching their businesses on Shark Tank. Whether it’s with a product or a process, it results in a thought like, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Now double that entrepreneur if you will […]

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Most people want to be intentional in year-end charitable giving especially during the Christmas season – but aren’t sure of which non-profit organizations produce the greatest lasting results. For that reason, ROI Ministry (ROI) has prepared a Christmas gift for everyone who is evaluating ways to make the wisest charitable giving options this month. That […]

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Whether you are in your teens or twilight years, celebrating New Year’s Eve can be fun. But at different stages of life, the celebrations often take various forms. For some it means partying until the wee hours of the morning and for others it means celebrating early and working the next day. Whatever type of […]

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  This time of year is filled with outreaches and opportunities to give back to the community. From food and toy drives to meals and surprising families with gifts, there are so many ways for people to demonstrate the love of Christ to others around them. Often the events come and go and we don’t […]

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The beginning of the year can be a whirlwind. From new deadlines and projects and having to learn new schedules or meet different groups of classmates or co-workers. While this can be exciting for some, it can be intimidating for others. Whether we are feeling anxious or joy about the day ahead, it can be […]

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(played by Jacob Latimore) who spends Christmas with his estranged grandparents, Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs, played by Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett. While Hughes does not want to follow the Reverend’s rules, the entire family discovers the importance of reconciliation, forgiving one another, and faith. Risen talked with the cast about forgiveness, family, and living out […]

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Christmas is supposed to be one of the most joyous times of the year. We are celebrating the birth of our Savior. Often families and friends have special gatherings or ways that they celebrate together and Christmas music can be heard wherever you go. But in the midst of all the cheer, there are often […]

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