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About Roxanne Smith

Roxanne M. Smith is the author of Struck Down, but not Destroyed, an autobiography about living with disabling chronic pain for 23 years. She has also published a Bible study with Lutheran Women in Mission called Living with Pain: Strength and Survival. She is thankful to be married to Andy, her best friend and life partner, and they are proud parents of Jakob.
Check out more from Roxanne at
http://roxannesmith.org

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I’m a Good Person–Right?

By |September 29th, 2016|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

by Roxanne Smith

I don’t like to admit that I have a problem with sin. I like to think that I’m a pretty good person.

After […]

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Is This Really About Coffee?

By |October 14th, 2015|Categories: St. Luke, Living Water, The Chapel|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

by Roxanne Smith

It was going to be a special weekend. Our son Jakob was coming home from college. He and my husband Andy had […]

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Grace Sweet Grace: An Interview

By |July 23rd, 2015|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

By Roxanne Smith and Jeff Greunke

Jeff Greunke taught us a new song yesterday. It’s called “The Sound of Grace,” and it’s written by Kip Fox, […]

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Four Types of Healing

By |May 27th, 2015|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

By Roxanne Smith

Have you ever prayed for healing and felt betrayed when God’s answer was “No” or “Wait”? Have you known other Christians who received […]

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Join the Cheer!

By |May 22nd, 2015|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

By Roxanne Smith

God’s got a plan!
God’s got a time!
God cares for you!

God’s got a plan!
God’s got a time!
God cares for you!

I want to internalize […]

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The Three-Legged Stool

By |May 6th, 2015|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , |0 Comments

By Roxanne Smith

Depression is a terrible thing. When one struggles with depression they are caught in a world of hopelessness. The depression takes away all joy […]

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Fully on Grace

By |April 22nd, 2015|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

By Roxanne Smith

I couldn’t figure out what I was missing. The sermon just wasn’t making sense to me. I was in my normal spot, back […]

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Identifying the Grey Lens of Depression

By |April 14th, 2015|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , |2 Comments

By Roxanne Smith

We’ve all heard about depression – whether from a college textbook, or from an episode of “Oprah” – but it’s another thing to encounter […]

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Voices

By |February 17th, 2015|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , |2 Comments

By Roxanne Smith

Voices are so unique. My dad always spoke my name with a certain lilt in his voice. “Well, Roxi,” he would say, with […]

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Greatest Need

By |January 22nd, 2015|Categories: St. Luke|Tags: , , |4 Comments

By Roxanne Smith

Sunday Pastor Matt preached on Mark chapter 2. The paralyzed man in the story wanted to see Jesus, but he was unable to […]