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Reframing the Autism Epidemic

An Interview with Emily Colson

It’s a parent’s fear, an educational nightmare, a massive political agenda, the subject of heated church conflicts, an American epidemic, and more. Autism. Since 2000, multidisciplinary research has helped us treat vast variations of autism, but research can’t fix autism. In many ways, “fixing” autism shifts our focus away from an essential human need . […]

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Wayne Stiles

Waiting on God: What to Do When God Does Nothing

An Interview with Wayne Stiles

Regardless of age, income, life experience, intelligence, relationship status, emotional well-being, and spiritual beliefs, we will all encounter one unavoidable, universal experience: waiting. Waiting can be as simple as sitting in traffic or as complicated as waiting for relief from pain. Waiting can be terribly irritating and confusing and seem so unproductive, unnecessary, and untimely. […]

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Finding Dignity and Direction for Those in Despair

An Interview with Joe Padilla

Why are the brain’s mental processes not always taken seriously when people are hurting? Where do those who are hurting go for help? In order to help answer these questions, Joe Padilla started the Mental Health Grace Alliance. After 10 years of fighting personal struggles, Joe developed a life-changing recovery process and wellness plan that […]

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving—The Caregiver’s Notebook

An Interview with Jolene Philo

I ran out of ink printing the new-patient forms for my son’s doctor appointment. I’m not kidding. Thirty-five pages and two hours later, I stacked the forms on top of two five-inch education binders already filled with hundreds of pages of medical, therapy, and specialists’ evaluations. I also had two CDs containing a sleep study […]

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Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada

How You Can Keep Running and Finish Well

An Interview with Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada

This year, Joni and Friends celebrates 35 years of ministry, transforming lives for the disabled population around the world. Forty-seven years ago, a young woman was lying in a hospital bed, bewildered about life and faith after a paralyzing accident. Although being an Olympian was probably not one of her considerations, Joni chose the mind-set […]

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Barbara Newman

Transforming Your Church One Family at a Time

An Interview with Barbara Newman

Labels are everywhere! We live in a world that labels everything from coffee cups and clothing to food ingredients and designer fashions. While labels are helpful for things, they can be incredibly damaging when they define people—their value, character, or significance. And we do this all the time without thinking. Change must begin to take […]

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