Pastor John Murphy, a U.S. Army veteran, discusses the struggles he experienced after being severely injured as an infantryman and medically discharged from the military. He describes how God changed his heart toward Muslims, leading him to plant a church that shares God's love with them as well as veterans.

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    Managing Military Separations and Homecomings

    How am I supposed to handle the sudden role changes that accompany my military spouse's comings and goings? He is a wonderful husband and father, but we're often apart for long periods of time. When he's deployed, I have to take care of all aspects of our family's life; when he returns, he takes the upper hand in certain areas. I want to defer to his leadership, but shifting gears is hard for me. How can I do a better job of transitioning?

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    A Mother's Farewell on Veterans Day

    Sadly, thousands of mothers and fathers today can relate to these words of a woman named Mrs. Katherine Jones of Porterville, California, which appeared in the Porterville Evening Recorder in November of 1967.

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