Rebekah Phillips

Rebekah PhillipsRebekah has cystic fibrosis which is an incurable and progressive disease.  In 1978, doctors said that she would not live past the age of 13.  Medical research, dedicated doctors and the power of prayer have helped Rebekah achieve her life-long dream of graduating from college and becoming a teacher.  Rebekah is a 2002 graduate of University of North Texas.  She praises God daily!

Rebekah is an avid reader and enjoys writing.  Marilyn and Rebekah co-authored a children’s book, PRINCESS, about a little girl who has cystic fibrosis.  Also, she is co-author of CHEERING FOR CHRIST ALWAYS: 101 Devotions for Christian Cheerleaders of America which has encouraging devotions and is sold at Christian Cheerleaders of America Cheer Camps and on

Rebekah wrote an inspirational book called A Breath with God: My battle with Cystic Fibrosis.  This book has over 50 Scripture references and encourages anyone with diseases to daily focus on God.    Rebekah has an article published on pages 380-381 in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Time, Tough People  titled  “ Living Well with God and CF."

Rebekah Phillips was a high school cheerleader for two years at Temple Christian School.  Her team won first place at Christian Cheerleaders of America (CCA) Camps both years.  She was also co-captain of the dancing drill team.  Rebekah’s life is a tremendous testimony to her faith in God.  She was the guest speaker at the CCA National Competition in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  After Rebekah gave her testimony sharing how God has helped her deal with Cystic Fibrosis, she received a standing ovation from over 450 cheerleaders who were there to compete.  Rebekah gained national recognition when she was chosen from high school cheerleaders across the nation to receive the prestigious Rianne Ellisa Scrivner Christian Cheerleader Courage Award for displaying outstanding courage in the face of extraordinary trials.  Rebekah is vivacious and truly incredible.

A New Breath in Life: A Lung Transplant Survivor

Rebekah Phillips was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) at age three months. Doctors said she would not live past age thirteen since CF is a progressive and incurable disease. However, Rebekah was determined to live a full life and share her testimony about God. She was active in school and was a high school cheerleader and co-captain of the dance/drill team. Rebekah is a college graduate with a degree in early-childhood education.

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Tough Words for a Tough World - Practical Advice from Proverbs

Good advice can be tough to find in a TOUGH WORLD. We often look to many self-help books and sometimes we forget about the wisdom in the Bible. This book offers some Biblical advice on how to live wisely and how to avoid many foolish mistakes. All of this practical advice comes from the book of Proverbs.

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A Breath With God : My Battle With Cystic Fibrosis

This is an inspirational book about Rebekah’s faith in God and her battle with Cystic Fibrosis.  There are over 50 Bible Scriptures to help anyone facing any illness or struggle.

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Cheering for Christ Always 101 Devotions for Christian Cheerleaders of America

This book has 101 Devotions based on Bible verses to encourage growth in your Christian life and faith in God. Devotions will challenge you to deepen your relationship with God and share your faith with others.

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This exciting story is about Princess, a white kitten, and her animal friends. Princess can communicate with one human who is a little girl named Kathryn. The little girl has a new family and she has a disease called Cystic Fibrosis. Princess and Kathryn resolve problems together as they journey through new relationships. You will enjoy reading this thrilling and entertaining adventure.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Tough Times Tough People

Chicken Soup for the Soul Tough Times Tough People Article, "Living Well with God and CF" on pages 380-381.

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