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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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Certain Death

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

The nation has been consumed with Hurricane Ike for the last two days.  For a few hours even politics and Sarah Palin reports were pre-empted.  I was fascinated by the updates and progress reports.  The forces of nature have a way of showing how helpless and vulnerable we are even with the latest technological advances.  […]

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God Does Not Negotiate

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

As a child I frequently heard the words, “BECAUSE I SAID SO!”  At that point I understood that arguing was futile and I had better get with the program.  When was the last time you heard a parent speak those words and mean it? We hold open the refrigerator door for 15 minutes while our […]

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Have You Ever Felt Lonely?

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Did you ever feel rejected?  Did the loneliness ever overwhelm you?   Did you hurt when those you had poured yourself into did not have time for you in your hour of need?  Do you ever wish someone would take the time to call but everyone’s to busy for even a hello?  What went through your […]

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Born To Serve The Lord

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Tim Tebow was born Aug 14, 1987 and is the Heisman-winning quarterback for the Florida Gators.  His parents were missionaries to the Philippines when Tim was conceived.  His mother suffered a life-threatening infection while pregnant and her unborn baby suffered a severe placental abruption. Doctors recommended that his mother abort the baby to save her […]

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Connection Without Commitment

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Fox News had a report on spirituality in America.  People are hungry for a connection with God and anywhere there is a hunger, someone is waiting to feed it; for a dollar or two.  A web site called E-prayer has been created, where for 7 cents a day and you can pick a prayer that […]

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God Is Not Impressed!!!

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Do you ever find yourself trying to impress God?  If I get that promotion, buy my dream home or drive the right automobile, surely God will see how important I am!  OK, I know material things don’t impress God, but if my congregation reaches 500 or I get to sing at the Ladies Conference; after […]

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Wristbands, Ribbons And Bumper Stickers

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

It is official, all of America is aware!   Yesterday, millions of women across the United States told their friends, acquaintances, and the world the color of a particular undergarment and in the process, broadcasted the fact that there is a disease called Breast Cancer.  Now if you have survived this disease or know of someone […]

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That’s Not The God I Wanted!

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

In the midst of his sermon, last Sunday, the preacher made the statement, “They hate us because they hate God!”  As I pondered that statement, I realized that people don’t really hate God, they hate the holiness of God that reveals sin, they hate their responsibility to Him, they hate the absoluteness of the truth […]

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One Board At A Time

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

  Mackenzie and Madison are going to get a new little sister in June. In anticipation of Baby Anabel’s arrival, Maddie is relinquishing her crib and graduating to sharing a trundle bed with Mackenzie.  To make the transition a little more exciting, Holly (Mom) decided to take the opportunity to redecorate their room.  Of course, […]

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But I Don’t Want To Be Different!

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

1 Samuel 8 relates a time in Israel’s history when they had wandered from God’s plan for their life and decided they just didn’t want to be different anymore.  Verse 4 begins, “Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel unto Ramah, 5And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and […]

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