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Alzheimer's disease is never an 'accident' in a marriage. It falls under the purview of God's sovereignty. In the case of someone with Alzheimer's, this means God's unconditional and sacrificial love has an opportunity to be even more gloriously displayed in a life together.

If you truly believe in the value of life, you care about all of the weakest and most vulnerable members of society.

Life becomes inspiring, not in spite of the problems and the hard hits, but because of them.

Anyone who takes the Bible seriously agrees that God hates suffering. Jesus spent most of his time relieving it. But when being healed becomes the only goal - 'I'm not letting go until I get what I want' - it's a problem.

The hallmark of a healthy society has always been measured by how it cares for the disadvantaged.

The Bible is replete with commands to persevere, especially in the face of injustice.

Every time we go to sleep, it's a rehearsal of the day when our eyes will ultimately close and we wake up on the side of eternity.

My weakness, that is, my quadriplegia, is my greatest asset because it forces me into the arms of Christ every single morning when I get up.

I have an interesting perspective on depending on others. I think it gives people a chance to serve. And I'm not so much big on independence, as I am on interdependence. I'm not talking about co-dependency, I'm talking about giving people the opportunity to practicing love with its sleeves rolled up.

Americans are nervous; Americans are restless; and what troubles me the most is that Americans are uncharacteristically pessimistic.

Cancer is such a wake-up call to remind us how high the cosmic stakes really are and how short and brief and frail life really is.

God is truly on the side of those who work for social justice, especially when we accompany that work with the giving of the Gospel!

I was in every club and extra-curricular activity at high school, and I was in the National Honor Society.

In the Christian faith, God really puts suffering front and center. He doesn't get squeamish about it.

My life goal is to see the world's one billion people with disabilities embraced and encouraged by the church.

Perspective is everything when you are experiencing the challenges of life.

Some people tend to believe that I'm a strong believer, a strong Christian, but that's not true. I'm not a strong believer. I'm very weak.

When we say yes to the grace of God, we are learning how to die.

You better be very convinced, very sure, before you pull your plug or someone else's plug, that you know what's on the other side of the gravestone.

If churches around the world would grasp the revolutionary truth that Christ's transforming power always comes through sacrifice and weakness, it would dramatically alter the landscape of the global church.