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The hands and feet of Christ in Burkina Faso

Michael Riddering in Burkina Faso

Missionary Michael Riddering never suspected the coffee shop in West Africa would be the death of him and 27 others until it came under attack by al-Qaeda terrorists on Jan. 15. Riddering was with a pastor named Valentin in Ouagadougou, …

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Born dead | Baby defies odds after traumatic delivery


Heather Hoffman was just hours from delivering her fourth child. She was nesting at home. Her husband Neil was vacuuming and doing some other final cleaning chores while they waited Heather’s progression of labor, along with their midwife and doula. …

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Finding family in a foreign land


Eight years ago, Becky Loyd swallowed her fear and climbed onto a plane bound for Moldova. Because of that decision, she’ll spend this Christmas season delivering slippers, pajamas and hope to hundreds of abandoned children. And because of that decision, …

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New York Mets second baseman seeks to honor Christ

Daniel Murphy

NEW YORK — New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy isn’t your prototypical power hitter. The 14 homers he belted during the 2015 regular season were a career high. So Murphy’s historic postseason power surge has been uncharacteristic. What has …

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Naghmeh Abedini says faith ‘more real’ than before

Naghmeh Abedini

ISTANBUL, Turkey, — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Monday (Sept. 30) declined to meet with the wife of imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini during his trip to the United Nations, days after the Christian’s wife learned her husband had recently been …

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