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I love the Old Testament, and as I have studied the life of Joseph and looked at how he responded to various situations in his life, one thing is evident: Joseph did what any of us would do if we knew that God was with us. The knowledge of God was Joseph's foundation. Joseph knew…
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Interview with Todd Peterson, former NFL Kicker

J. Todd Peterson was drafted in 1993 by the NY Giants, leading to a 13-year career in the NFL where he also played for Seattle, Kansas City, San Francisco and Atlanta. He set a number of team records and two NFL records – one of which is since broken (most 40-plus-yard field goals in a…
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Why is International Ministry Work Important

A Heart for the World: Reflections on International Missions and Ministries By Tommy Lee Why is international work so important?  At Barnabas, we hear a lot from ministries about the impact they have on the city of Chicago while serving locally in areas like Little Village, Lawndale, Englewood, and Garfield Park. It is important to…
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