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GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (RNS) Christian author Carole Lewis stands at the front of the church sharing her tale of woe: bankruptcy, a daughter’s death, a husband’s prostate cancer, a home destroyed by a hurricane. Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman stands nearby, listening attentively. Neither Coleman nor the congregation seems particularly phased by Lewis’ litany of tragedies. […]