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Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer is a writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her work has been featured in Christian Post, The Daily Signal, and Intellectual Takeout. Mayer has a B.A. in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Arizona State University.

Recent posts by Marissa Mayer

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How Psalm 91:4 Encourages & Comforts Grammy Winner & ‘Sing 2’ Star Tori Kelly

By Marissa Mayer on Dec 3, 2021 6:38:50 AM

Life can be pretty crazy sometimes —  even for someone like Tori Kelly. The 28-year-old Grammy winner, “American Idol” alum, and one of the stars of the upcoming “Sing 2” has a lot going on. And just like the rest of us, she sometimes struggles to quiet her mind and heart in the midst of it all.

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‘The Anchor Along the Way Has Been My Faith’: How One College Football Coach is Crediting God for His Success & Recent Jump to the Spotlight

By Marissa Mayer on Dec 2, 2021 11:57:02 AM

Three-time national football champions, the Florida Gators, are about to get a new head coach in Billy Napier. But they’re also getting much more than that — a man of faith and a leader who strives to be an example of what it means to rely on God in his life and work.

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‘We Forgive You’: Family of Pastor Killed by Drunk Driver Shocks Courtroom by Extending Grace to Man Responsible for His Death

By Marissa Mayer on Dec 1, 2021 6:34:49 AM

It’s been one year since 58-year-old David Nelson struck a vehicle driven by beloved pastor Verlyn Strenge while driving drunk at 70 miles an hour on a Minnesota highway. Strenge was killed in the crash, his wife was seriously injured, and the lives of family, friends and church members were changed forever. 

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‘Love One Another’: LeAnn Rimes Reveals Faith Message Behind Upcoming ‘God’s Work’ Album

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 30, 2021 10:21:42 AM

Grammy winner LeAnn Rimes recently revealed that she is finishing up her latest studio album, which she describes as “inspirational.” While she didn’t spill too many details, she did share the faith message behind the album’s title, “God’s Work.”

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‘I Learned to Trust in Jesus’: Magic Johnson Gives Glory to God Reflecting on 30-Year Journey with HIV

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 26, 2021 7:12:20 AM

When Magic Johnson was first diagnosed with HIV 30 years ago, he thought it was a death sentence.

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NFL Coach Recites 'In Christ Alone' Lyrics & Gives Glory to God For Big Wins 30 Years Apart

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 23, 2021 8:19:10 PM

It’s not every day that an NFL press conference turns into a full-blown, God-honoring sermon. But that’s exactly what reporters witnessed following the Indianapolis Colts’ impressive upset of the Buffalo Bills this past Sunday.

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‘I’m Starting to Believe’: Son Wonders About God After His Mother Miraculously Wakes from COVID Coma

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 22, 2021 10:43:38 AM

Andrew Lerman has never really been the “religious” type. But after witnessing the miraculous recovery of his mother, Bettina, following a life-threatening fight with COVID-19, he may be having second thoughts.

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‘I Came Back To Christianity’: Actor’s Christian Faith Inspires Upcoming Gospel Album

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 19, 2021 12:10:09 PM

Actor and musician Dennis Quaid, who recently starred in the film “I Can Only Imagine,” is working on a new album inspired by his Christian faith.

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‘I Was Just Taking Care of People’: Army Chaplain Helps Keep 400 Afghan Children Safe During Chaotic Evacuation

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 18, 2021 5:55:29 AM

When Army Sergeant Breanna Jessop received a call from Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston, she quickly racked her brain wondering what she had done wrong.

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‘Keep Praying!’: Americans Urged to Leave Haiti as Rescue Efforts Continue for 17 Missionaries

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 16, 2021 12:21:04 PM

Over the last month, we’ve been praying for the safety and deliverance of the 17 American and Canadian missionaries who were kidnapped in Haiti.

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‘I Really Want to Feed the Homeless’: How One Extraordinary 13-Year-Old Used His ‘Make-A-Wish’

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 12, 2021 9:49:50 AM

The Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted some pretty incredible wishes for children with critical illnesses over the years. But something truly special happened when one 13-year-old boy decided to use his wish of a lifetime to feed the homeless.

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Grab the Tissues! Surprise Reunions Remind Us How Much Veterans &Their Families Sacrifice

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 11, 2021 6:58:29 AM

There’s something special about seeing military families reunited after months (and sometimes years) apart. These moments are also a great reminder of how much these families sacrifice to protect our freedoms.

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‘These Guys Earned Their Wings’: Lifeguards Carry 95-Year-Old to Beach Every Day for a Week

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 9, 2021 9:39:45 AM

When a lifeguard from Orange Beach saw a woman struggling to push her 95-year-old mother’s wheelchair across the sand, he did what any person with access to a beach patrol vehicle would hopefully do—he offered her a ride. 

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