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For Those in the Military, Community is the New Family

Like every military family, mine is well acquainted with the separation and loss that come from the demands of military life. As the Lord has transitioned us from one place to another, from one assignment to the next, we have experienced the privilege of connecting in community with many different people, as well as the frequently sad task of saying …

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LOVE

February 14this celebrated by many as the day of love. Originally ascribed to a feast for the patron Saint Valentine, a Catholic Priest, the 14this a day often set-aside for expressing our love for one another. The details of Saint Valentine’s life are sometimes contested, but scholars seem to agree that in the late third century Valentine was martyred over …

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Kingdom Champions

As a warrior and pilot, I love to win. Having been blessed with some tremendous achievements in my life, I began to wonder if the worldly accolades that bring me a sense of satisfaction are really worth anything in light of Kingdom eternity. Over time, I began to ask myself, “What does God consider winning?” As a person of faith, …

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It Takes A Team

As a military helicopter pilot, I flew many exciting and potentially dangerous missions on the far side of the world. Some missions took everything I had to accomplish, but if it had not been for the SEAL team at the landing zone, the medic in the back, the crew chiefs who kept the aircraft flying, or the forward air controllers …

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New Year, New You

By Casey D. Nixon I am one of those people who actually likes going to the gym. I like the burn, the sweat, the challenge and the results. It’s also why I love December. Besides Christmas, the great thing about December is the gym is practically empty! I can work out to my heart’s content, unencumbered by the masses and …