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Susan Niswonger

I am a Home Missions Pastor's wife. I have been married to the most wonderful, Godly man in the world for 33 years. We have 2 sons, 2 grandson and 3 granddaughters. 42 years ago, at the age of 9, I was baptized in Jesus Name and received the Holy Ghost. It gets better every day.

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Because of God’s Grace

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of weeks ago

The following is a devotional I received this morning.  It left me with a feeling of uncertainty rather than hope.  Any rebuttal that I can write would be sorely inadequate, so I asked one of my favorite thinkers and writers to stand in my place.  Below the devotional is the commentary written by my son […]

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Opportunity Lost (almost)

By Susan Niswonger / last month

January 1, the dawn of a new year, an opportunity for a fresh start; sure it is all a mental exercise, but half of the battle is getting ourselves into the right frame of mind.  Many people say they don’t believe in setting a New Year’s Resolution, but I think it is because of their […]

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A Wing And A Prayer; Then Came A Savior

By Susan Niswonger / last month

A Wing And A Prayer; Then Came A Savior This week we witnessed a “Miracle on the Hudson.”  Soon after takeoff, a flock of geese flew into the engines of a jet.  Both engines were taken out and the pilot had to make an emergency landing.  As the facts began to come in, we learned […]

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Three Strikes – You’re Out; Six Strikes – Total Victory

By Susan Niswonger / last month

Have you ever tried and failed; heard that “three times is a charm,” and it wasn’t; been told, “Three strikes you’re out” and believed it?  If any of these statements apply to a situation in your life, it is a situation with which you are still struggling, but probably have given up on ever experiencing […]

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Instrument of Freedom or Historical Document

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of months ago

Instrument of Freedom or Historical Document The powerful first line of the Declaration of Independence jumped off the page as I reread one of our most valuable documents. When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume […]

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And If I Be Lifted Up

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of months ago

What an eventful month we have experienced this June.  North Korea is threatening to launch a missile at Hawaii, Iran is experiencing an uprising that despite their government’s efforts continues to gain strength, and President Obama advances with his mission to bring us level with the rest of the international socialist communities.  Last week a […]

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Tomorrow it will be yesterday’s problem

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of months ago

Tomorrow it will be yesterday’s problem For the past several years, Steve and I have felt the call of God on our lives for ministry.  We have pastored, assisted in various ministries and attempted to build two churches.  Ministry can be the most wonderfully, frustrating challenge you will ever face and starting a work with […]

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I Think I Am A Valley Girl

By Susan Niswonger / a few months ago

I Think I Am A Valley Girl Do you know or are you one of the people who can’t wait for the next thrill?  For the most part, you feel that life is boring and you would be happier if you could live in Disney World and ride the roller coaster every day.  I DO […]

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Know Where You Are Going?

By Susan Niswonger / a few months ago

Know Where You Are Going? The day finally arrives.  The day you have planned for and dreamed about for months; the adventure of a lifetime.  Your luggage is packed, the car has received an oil change, the tires have been checked and the gas tank is full.  You get behind the wheel, turn the key, […]

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Price to Pay

By Susan Niswonger / a few months ago

I will never forget a statement made by my College Economics Professor; “Your desire will determine the price you are willing to pay for any item.”  He then used the example of your thirst after a long hike in which a bottle of water is $5.  You pay the first $5 with no hesitation, you […]

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