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Are You Making a Difference?

There are, and have been, many people who paint the face of history with their choices in life. Such a person is Felix Kersten. What is Your…

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Keep Praying? Why?

Read Luke 17:20–18:14 Think To listen to some believers, you’d get the impression that faith is knowing exactly what will happen…

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Heed God’s Warnings

Read 1 Samuel 8-10 Think Warnings are everywhere. Along roadsides, on medicines, and even on food packages. Some warnings seem to have…

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What is Your Influence?

Read Luke 17:1-19 Think Jesus’ followers should be known for helping to relieve others of their hurts and offenses by extending…

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Hearing The Voice of God

Read 1 Samuel 3-7 Think How many times have you thought, I wish God would just tell me what He wants me do? You may never hear God speaking…

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Are You Maximizing Your Resources?

Read Luke 16:1-31 Think Are you making the most of your resources and relationships? When you’re with Christians, are you taking full…

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Living Beneath Your Privileges!

What would you think of a person who lived in absolute poverty but also had a modest fortune available to them of over a quarter of a…

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This Present Suffering

Read 1 Samuel 1-2 Think How do you handle disappointment and discouragement? Do you cave in to outside pressures, collapse under the weight…

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Love Through Trouble

Read Ruth 1-4 Think Are you looking out for yourself and doing what’s best for you? Plenty of influential people will tell you to do…

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Seeking and Saving That Which Was Lost

Read Luke 15:11-32 Think Have you ever lost something really valuable or important? Perhaps it lost you–like a runaway pet. How did…

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What Are You Willing to Give to Follow?

Read Luke 14:25-15:10 Think While Jesus was on earth, a lot of people followed Him at one time or another. They followed Him from place to…

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What Are You Defending?

Read Judges 19-21 Think Who are you willing to defend? Your family? Your friends? Perhaps you would stand up for those who support a worthy…

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Who is Being Exalted?

Read Luke 14:1-24 Think What are you doing to get ahead? After all, that’s the way of the world isn’t it? It certainly is for a…

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God’s Ways Higher Than Our Ways

Read Judges 17-18 Think Do you like to do your own thing, be your own person? When you were younger, could you hardly wait until you could…

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Narrow is The Way

Read Luke 13:22-35 Think If you listen to most well-meaning, spiritually open individuals, it would seem that there are many ways to God.…

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Ten Concepts of a Healthy Marriage

You have just been introduced to all the Basic Concepts that I use whenever I try to save a marriage. If you apply them all to your…

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Disappointments Cause Emptiness

In a perfect world, nothing would ever go wrong. No one would hurt another person. We would never fail. Things would fall into place all…

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Overcoming Depression

Someone once said that depression is your mind telling your body it is tired. That simple definition says so much! Many of us fight…

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Living Again: Overcoming the Pain of Death

Death is a cruel and heartless enemy. All of us deal with death at some time or another. Maybe you received bad news from a doctor. Or…

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Finding Direction in a Confusing World

Once while traveling through London, my family and I became quite confused about how to get from one airport to another. We thought we knew…

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How to Deal With Brokenness

It is impossible to live life without experiencing brokenness. Whether it is feeling the pain of a broken promise, surviving a broken bone…

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Overcoming Anxiety

For many people, these are anxious times! Whether they are concerned about finances, how a relationship will develop or even how their past…

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How to Deal With Anxiety

Life has a way of creating anxious moments. It might be waiting for the results of an exam. It might come from rumors of layoffs at work. It…

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Ain’t Nothin Sweeter

Most Friday mornings I conduct the weekly Bible Study in the Reminiscence (Alzheimer’s) Neighborhood at Sunrise Senior Living at…

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An Altered Standard for Gossip

We all know people who are not calibrated to the social world at all, who if they participated in gossip sessions would learn a whole lot of…

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I’m Not Going to Live Forever

It’s been said, I am not going to live forever, but while I am still here, I will not waste time. On Tuesday I will be 55. Today I…

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Is it time for you to take a nap

I think discouragement is a deadly disease that’s not only universal, but also highly contagious. Have you ever noticed that when you…

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Georgia’s Song

Photographer and musician Charles Austin Miles composed the beloved hymn, In the Garden, in March of 1912. He was asked to write a song that…

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Do We Care Enough

Elderly people, who are experiencing health issues that keep them from church and other ordinary activities, have often touched our hearts.…

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Life to Come

As I entered the church, somber organ music played. I quickly found my seat. My husband, Reverend John Miller, had been asked to be the…

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Still Flexible

Are you still flexible enough to think of others, to continue growing, and to deal with change in your life But, we’ve always done it…