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Dear President Trump

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President, I am praying for you. I am confident that ministers and church members of our association, for which I...
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Ray Smith: Welcomed Home

In the early hours of February 2, 2017, former Open Bible president Ray Smith, age 84, was ushered into heaven. From the time he was in high school, Ray knew he was called to ministry. Upon graduation...
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Stuck in a Rut

By Andrea Johnson Some people, recalling an idyllic upbringing, would love to relive their childhood years. My childhood wasn’t horrible, but I would not want to go back for all the anti-aging creams in...
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Ivan Rogers Passes Away

Ivan A. Rogers, 87, of Urbandale, Iowa, passed away at home peacefully during his sleep on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Ivan became licensed with Open Bible Churches in 1953 and pastored churches in...
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Esta es tu casa

Por Kristy Donaldson Empezó una noche calurosa de Agosto, 1969. Mi esposo, Dave, que sólo tenía nueve años, y sus hermanos estaban parados amontonados con el pastor local sobre la acera fuera del hotel...
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This is Your Home

By Kristy Donaldson It started on a hot August evening in 1969. My husband, Dave, then only nine years old, and his brothers stood huddled with a local pastor on a sidewalk outside the hotel where his...
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Don’t Tell the Kids

By Chris Hansler Our kids are watching. Please don’t tell the kids God has been “kicked out” or “removed” from our country and particularly from their schools. God is not that small, and He is...
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The Favor of God

By Dean Lindstad Our church ministered to more than 550 people during our first free food giveaway on October 27, 2012. Two members of the church, Huron Church of the Open Bible in Huron, South Dakota, had...
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The Little Brick House

By Bethany Weaver I was a rebellious teenager who had never lived anywhere longer than three years. I just wanted to live with my family in California and run wild without my dad's supervision. But my dad...