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Encouraging Disciples of Light in the Way

by John Greene Apparently, some in the Thessalonian assembly were still grieving the loss of many that had succumbed to persecution. Both letters detail Paul’s compassion for the afflictions and hardships of the Thessalonians – just as he was personally … Continue reading

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Grieving Without Being Destructive

by John Greene Life is about relationships. From those same relationships in life also come the potential building blocks, footholds or the beginning of strongholds that grief can incite. While you can grieve almost anything, personal relationships are often the … Continue reading

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Selling Christmas

by John Greene Advertising Christmas is running at a fevered pitch this time of year with the goal of exciting and appealing to you. Expectations are usually pushed as part of each advertising bullet fired at you. During this season, … Continue reading

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Grief is a Challenge You Will Win

by John Greene Even those that believe they know grief intimately are at a disadvantage when they’re in the midst of it. I find it somewhat humorous that ‘grief experts’ consistently talk about understanding grief. However, grief is more than … Continue reading

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Dealing With Grief & Strongholds

by John Greene Life in this world isn’t easy. Often, life is going from one loss to the next. Crisis seems to be a mainstay – especially when you observe how the world can use grief to some selfish advantage. … Continue reading

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Grief: Living Your Thanks in Poverty or Plenty

by John Greene Expectations often run high, especially as the end of year holidays approach. Unresolved grief can suddenly reappear. Losses that have been suffered are often felt as loneliness and separation. You may feel drained and exhausted, or you … Continue reading

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YHWH Cares About Your Pain & Grief

by John and Ruth Greene “Rise up YHWH Almighty, exalt Your open hand of power. Do not forget the needy. Why do the wicked show scorn against Elohim? They say ‘I do not care to follow.’ You see and fully … Continue reading

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The Secret Weapons of Disciples

by John and Ruth Greene “Do not become heated against the wicked, nor envious of laborers of iniquity, who will be assuredly and promptly cut down like the grass of the courtyard, withering as green herbs.” – Psalm 37:1-2, direct … Continue reading

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Single-minded Commitment in Face of Trauma

by John and Ruth Greene The ugliness of trauma in life is difficult enough for those that endure it. Trauma can be carried by the children of those that have experienced a life-altering trauma. It can become a part of … Continue reading

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