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Above is a painting by Alyson Carlson. More paintings can be seen and purchased at www.etsy.com under the page name of Faithpaintins or ArtbyalyStudio. 

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In 1985, an assistant pastor named Wayne Tesch and his wife, Diane, saw a need to provide hope to local foster children in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Becky Uehling | NLT

Allahna Finch, 5, from Paxton snuggles one of the bears at New Life Lutheran.

The Paxton New Life Lutheran Church is in many ways an unconventional church, so it is no surprise that they have an approach to evangelism that is unique. 

The Christian Soldier

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Above is a painting by Alyson Carlson. More paintings can be seen and purchased at www.etsy.com under the page name of Faithpaintins or ArtbyalyStudio. 

It is Alyson Carlson’s belief that if God has given a person a talent, they should find a way to use that talent to glorify Him. 

“I thought I raised you better than this,” my mom said as she left me standing alone in our living room. I was a 17-year-old senior in high school, and I had just told her I was pregnant.

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Jesus Alone

It’s Jesus alone for every heartache.

It’s Jesus alone for every sorrow.

It’s Jesus alone, for each tomorrow.

Jesus Christ in me, for all eternity.

“Maybe you and I were never meant to be complete