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Hold On (Dealing with Depression)

Hold On (Dealing with Depression)

September 20th 2017 @ 11:05 AM

I laid on the floor of my small office in my home feeling hopeless and despondent. I screamed, cried, and pleaded with the Lord, desperate to feel His presence, but the heavens were silent. 

 I had been laid off from my job and I’d just had my third daughter after a difficult pregnancy. Depression came on gradually and before I knew it, apathy had settled in. There were …Read More +

I Want to Go to Church

I Want to Go to Church

January 6th 2017 @ 10:45 AM

Early in 2016, something happened in Sarah’s life that inspired many people on the ABLE Ministry UPCI Facebook page. Her mom tells the following story:

This picture captured a beautiful moment in God’s presence. Sarah was at the emergency room until 4:00 am with respiratory issues, an accelerated heart rate, and a fever. The entire time she was at the hospital, she kept giving the sign for church. …Read More +

Sarah's Journey

Sarah's Journey

December 21st 2016 @ 9:20 AM

by Julie Bowden

Sarah's journey began on September 11, 1997. She was a full-term baby, born naturally with no complications. She has two wonderful, attentive, and very protective big brothers, and a close and wonderful network of family and friends who help every day.

When she was almost two months old, we noticed she didn't have the control and body strength she should. After countless tests, she was …Read More +

Never Stop Praying

December 21st 2016 @ 9:15 AM

I grew up in the church with a brother with cerebral palsy. He had a lot of difficulty speaking clearly and he had an annoying personality trait of having to tell every single detail of his story. He was incapable of “cutting to the chase.” (Understand that a sentence may take a full minute or longer to complete.) Many people incorrectly assumed he had an intellectual disability. His greatest …Read More +

Healed or Not Healed

December 21st 2016 @ 9:10 AM

There are times when God doesn’t heal. There are people who will only be healed when they are in Heaven. I am reminded of that as I sit in church and listen to a family praising God for healing their child of autism. They were getting ready to go on an AIM (Associates in Missions) trip and their child was diagnosed with autism. “We can’t imagine taking him overseas …Read More +

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