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Monday Manna: Our God is a God who saves…

As we enter a new week, remember that the Word of God is a sword, a weapon that strengthens and protects those in danger. Lets sing over our soldiers and declare His Word over them! Our God is a God … Continue reading

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Prayer and Fasting Friday: Psalm 91 and LTG Boykin’s Encouragement

Last week LTG (Ret.) Jerry Boykin came to our town to speak about his long career in the Army. His book, Never Surrender, came home to fill in the rest of his story. He served as a founding member of … Continue reading

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The Days Before Leaving

We’ve come in from our ‘ruck,’ sweaty and breathless. We’ve done a tour of the park trails, he in camo and carrying seventy pounds, me in the usual capris and t-shirt. He’s preparing for a life that is funneling in, … Continue reading

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Home for a short visit

We sit on the couch together, sharing favorite TV shows. His have to do with motocross, history, Frontline’s Behind Taliban Lines. We talk a lot, and the sense of what being a soldier means is born in my heart, again. The … Continue reading

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Ramping up for Deployment

Five years ago at Ft. Benning, the boot camp commander stood before a room full of parents, young wives, and other loved ones and announced, “Get ready, because your sons and daughters are going to war. Make no mistake, they are … Continue reading

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