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  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
  • Warning: Illegal string offset 'field' in DatabaseCondition->__clone() (line 1901 of /home/friends2/public_html/includes/database/query.inc).
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  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 73 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 73 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 73 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 73 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in _views_slideshow_preprocess_views_slideshow() (line 76 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in theme_views_slideshow_pager_widget_render() (line 187 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
  • Deprecated function: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in theme_views_slideshow_controls_widget_render() (line 275 of /home/friends2/public_html/sites/all/modules/views_slideshow/theme/views_slideshow.theme.inc).
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on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 18:39

by Linda Aalderink
 
Then some came and reported to Jehoshaphat, saying, “A great multitude is coming against you from beyond the sea, out of Aram and behold, they are in Hazazon-tamar (that is Engedi).” Jehoshaphat was afraid and turned his attention to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. So Judah gathered together to seek help from the Lord; they even came from all the cities of Judah to seek the Lord. 2 Chronicles 20:2-4
 

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on Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 16:38

by Marvin Miller
 
I could tell she was excited.  As a pastor, I always have a keen ear for testimonies, even if it’s not one from my own church.  I braced myself.  Literally.  I grabbed onto the wall – this might not be a short conversation! 
 

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on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 19:14

by Marvin Miller
 
I’m a pastor.  So you can imagine what Sunday mornings look like.  A last minute tweak to the sermon illustration here, a note from the head deacon there, a reminder to check in on a parishioner at the hospital.  So this particular Sunday morning started out like every other one of them.
 
Until it didn’t. 
 

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on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 14:03

February 14 can be hard.
 
It can be hard because of pressure. The pressure to find perfect gift, plan the perfect day. It can be hard because of singleness or loneliness or emptiness or isolation. It can be hard because of commercial hype or apathy or indifference. It can be hard … but it can also be good and valuable.
 
It can be an opportunity to be assured of love and assure others of love.
 
How can we make this February 14 - this Valentine’s Day - special for our friends with intellectual disability?

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on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 14:45

“Are you okay?”
 
“Everything hurts.”
 
“I know. You’ll be okay. You can do it.”
 

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on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 16:41

Greetings Friends,

As the new year approaches, many quite often dread the post-holiday sadness and sugar withdrawal that requires a few more hours in the gym. Others, however, are elated to approach a time of new possibility, goals and themes. Each new year brings excitement of the unknown.

Our team is excited for 2016 and the plans in store.

Sometimes, the joy and beauty of a new year cannot be put to words. Sometimes, we need a powerful, visual depiction.

Have you heard of As We Are?

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on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 14:51

Merry Christmas!
 
Today we want to talk about this holiday season and how best to include our friends with disabilities. This holiday season, ask yourself, “How can I intentionally include my friends? How can I bring them into the narrative of this season—hope, love, and peace? How can I be kind, reflecting the love of God, and remember His gift to the world?”
 

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on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 19:07

We're thrilled to have a series of guest blog posts by author, speaker, and generally amazing person Margot Starbuck. Today's post originally appeared in Christianity Today.

 

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on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 14:45

We're thrilled to have a series of guest blog posts by author, speaker, and generally amazing person Margot Starbuck.

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