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Living Victoriously With Physical Defects

building trust in your Designer
Birthmarks, disabilities, deformities, and other needs cause us to ask searching questions. Why would a loving, all-powerful Creator God allow imperfections to exist?

Christ’s Unchangeable Features

God’s design in the life of Christ
Unchangeable features such as family, ethnicity, and time in history have a great influence in our lives. Sometimes these characteristics are difficult to accept. They can bring challenges into our lives and cause others to reject us.

Finding God’s Best in Love

the blessings of seeking God’s will in marriage
As a young man, I was committed to finding God’s best in marriage. I had learned about the principles of courtship and was eagerly anticipating what God would do in this area of my life.

From the width of a person’s smile, to the texture of his hair, to the length of his nose, many people struggle with accepting God’s design. God has created each of us with unique features. How should we respond to what we perceive as “defects”?

Encountering the Unexpected: Physical Challenges

facing ongoing medical needs and finding God in the midst of pain
My wife and I began our marriage with excitement, looking forward to serving together through an evangelistic ministry in prisons. All options seemed wide open, and with the birth of our first child, things seemed to get better all the time.

Resting in the Master’s Hands

learning to thrive in God’s will
When I was younger, I dreamed of doing something important with my life. When ATI newsletters arrived in the mail, I pored over the pictures of smiling young people involved in exciting ministry opportunities, and I longed to be in their shoes.

We Are God’s Workmanship

learning to cherish God’s design
Just as artists express their innermost values and thoughts through art, God expresses Himself through His creation, which includes you!

Keep the Hearts of Your Children

sharing struggles and resolving conflicts
Before we can keep the hearts of our children, we must win their hearts.

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