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My Meeting with a Leper

Leprosy. Have you ever seen someone with leprosy? Most lepers have malformation of their fingers, toes and face. When you see someone whose body h...

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Face to Face: Encounters with Jesus

In the Bible, we see Jesus as a rabbi and a teacher. This would have been a position of high esteem. We might imagine a serious, dignified figure,...

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On Mission: Serving in Bedford

Brian and Keyla Dalee Jones had been praying for years together about being missionaries. However, as they pursued their dream to serve full time ...

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Seeking Help for Financial Fears

Through the My Fears series, we’ve learned that fears come in all shapes, sizes and forms. What is a commonplace situation for some can be paralyzi...

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Why We're Helping Nepali Pastors on Their Journey

They came from hundreds of miles away, some from the Himalayan mountains, others from India. Some even traveled on foot for days. That’s how hungry...

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Prayer Ministry: Connecting with God, Holding Up One Another

Jim and Darlene Noffsinger loved the tight-knit group of believers they found at Concord Bible Fellowship. The only issue was that they lived in Ly...

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Does God Have a Bigger Story for Your Life?

With Christmas approaching and life feeling a little crazy, it can be easy to get mired in details and frustrations of life and to miss the bigger ...

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Angel Tree: More than a Christmas Gift

Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree is more than a gift on Christmas morning, it is an invitation to invest in the lives of families who are hurting wit...

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KidStuf Families: Help a Child in a Christian Orphanage in Africa Go to School!

"If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear c...

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An Invitation to Give

This Christmas, Blue Ridge is partnering with Bedford Elementary School to share the love of Christ in a tangible way. Through an outreach called T...

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Don’t Let Debt Steal Christ from Your Christmas

We call it the most wonderful time of the year, the time we celebrate the birth of our Savior. But for many, the rapidly approaching Christmas seas...

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Being the Church, Moving People — through the Moving Ministry

In November 2013, my wife and I unexpectedly found ourselves needing to quickly move. With no family close by and young sons, we desperately needed...

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