Matt Ellefson

Category: Faith


Purpose in our Sufferings

Everyone has faced a difficult challenge in his or her life. Some have endured more pain and suffering than others but, each of us has had a wound to be healed. After being diagnosed with late stage lung cancer and…

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Because Time Matters

December 31, 2013 marked the fourth year from the day I was first told I had late-stage lung cancer. A lot has happened over four years. Some things were tough, some moments I wouldn’t trade in a million years, and I’ve…

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Service Above Self

Sometime during the fall of 2009, I developed a cough. My cough was no different than any other seasonal allergy or cold I’ve had before. However, it didn’t seem to get any better. One morning in late December, I woke…

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