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    • Stephanie Lobdell
    • Stephanie Lobdell is a pastor and writer whose work has been published in Christianity Today, Women Leaders, Mutuality, Holiness Today, and Missio Alliance. She graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University with degrees in Christian Education and Spanish and holds an M.Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary. She has served a co-lead pastor with her husband for the past ten years in the Church of the Nazarene. Lobdell now lives in Ohio with her husband, Tommy, and two children, Josephine and Jack, where is the Campus Pastor at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She blogs at www.stephanielobdell.com.

Book Review: Signs of Life: Resurrecting Hope out of Ordinary Losses

By Dr. Jamieson Spencer

This book is a wonderful account by a sensitive woman of deep belief and spiritual devotion, coming of age in early 21st century America. She makes her goal clear; “to engage scripture in a meaningful way, not through elaborate word studies, original text comparisons or mind-bending exegesis, but through story.”

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Signs of Life: Resurrecting Hope out of Ordinary Losses

So does the God of the resurrection have anything to say to our hurts? Was Christ’s resurrection a once-and-done thing, or is there hope for healing and restoration now?

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