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The Day I Was Saved by Unbelievers

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Eighteen years ago, my carefree life turned into a living hell overnight. It was May 1998, and riots broke out in my city, Jakarta in Indonesia. They were triggered by economic problems including food shortages and mass unemployment.

Reliving the Horrific 2015 Nepal Earthquake

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25 April 2015. It was the day my friend came to Nepal to visit me (I was mid-way through my one-year missions stint in Nepal). It was also the day the world witnessed the most horrific earthquake to strike Nepal since 1934.

A Former Olympian: The Greatest Race of My Life

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I started running at a young age—I used to break things at home because I was always knocking into them. Naturally, my mum wasn’t pleased so she got me to play downstairs instead. That’s when I started playing catching with the other kids.

Why Pneumonia Was What I Needed

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I used to be a very ambitious person. In college, I enjoyed life and worked hard to get what I wanted—especially when it came to grades. I wanted to be the top student so that others would look up to me. This came at the expense of everything else: God, family, and friends.

How a $5 Cash Voucher Stopped Me in My Tracks

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It was a Monday afternoon, and I was at the local supermarket buying groceries for the week. As the cashier scanned and bagged the greens and meat I had selected, I opened my purse to search for the cash vouchers I had been given.

Meet Jordan Wei : The Pop Star Pianist

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Title: Meet Jordan Wei : The Pop Star Pianist Description: Imagine…

Why I’m Getting Baptized 30 Years On

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I’ve finally made up my mind to attend a baptism class; no one coerced me into doing it. A series of events over the past five years, and especially in recent months, have assured me of my faith and now, 30 years on, I’m ready to publicly declare it.

God Amid Daily Challenges In My Life

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After Papa died, we tried to get back to our normal routines. I was about to embark on my thesis in the field of clinical pharmacy, but faced my first roadblock—I didn’t have enough money to fund the thesis, and I didn’t want to ask my sister for money.

God Amid Tragedies in My Life

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Written By Charlotte Diana, Indonesia It was sometime in the…