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Coffee Stains: Bottom Feeders

Once I was watching the weather on the evening news when I got bothered. Our friendly weatherman had just informed us that through four or…

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Coffee Stains: Make Up Your Feeble Mind

Rules for Making Good Decisions I teased a friend once, a friend who was having a terrible time deciding what to order at the restaurant,…

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Coffee Stains: God Dreams

This week I want to do something different in Coffee Stains. Usually I share with you from my vast wells of wisdom (I hear you giggling and…

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Coffee Stains: Plantn’ Corn Wantn’ Peas

It was the strangest thing I ever saw. I didn’t usually wander by there but this day I decided to take a different way and there he…

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Coffee Stains: God’s Heart Exposed

David was at that point in life where he was dreaming great dreams for his kids. He had killed his giants and conquered his kingdoms. That…

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Coffee Stains: Cowboy Dave

Recently I was invited to a church which was having a special Western theme that particular Sunday morning. ‘You can dress Western, if…

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Coffee Stains: Revenge of the Yip Yip Dogs!

A little story that I told on a recent Sunday morning provoked a reaction among some dog owners, and for that I want to redeem myself by…

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Coffee Stains: Poor Old Me!

Poor Old Me ! The weather is cold and nasty, The rain””just look at it fall! The sky is gray and leaden. Sad winter has engulfed us…

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Coffee Stains: Jump In!

Once, way back when, when I first met that lovely vision who became my wife, I had a dream. ‘Another dream? C’mon David.” I…

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Coffee Stains: Lady in the forest

The young man spotted her just up ahead on a forest trail that veered off to his right. He ran towards her slowing as he approached. Oh, she…

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Coffee Stains: My Name in Lights

My high school football career nearly reached its zenith my senior year when I got my name in the local paper two weeks in a row””each…

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Coffee Stains: How to Hurt Someone

We pray for power. Maybe we ought to pray for compassion first because compassion paves the way for miracles ____________________ I had one…

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Coffee Stains: The Worst Singers

Once I started a church here in Europe and right from the start the second-worst female singer in the world joined us. The worst followed…

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Coffee Stains: The Three Clocks

I stayed in an apartment this past weekend that had three clocks. The one in the bedroom proudly announced that the time was 12:50. The one…

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Coffee Stains: Public Opinion

“I could care less what they think!” You ever said that? You were probably lying weren‘t you? It seems most of us care much more…

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Facing A Debilitating Illness

Luke 13:10-17 10 On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues, 11 and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for…

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Episode 4: Resurrection To Pentecost—The Meaning of John 20:22

Welcome to Network211’s JourneyTalks. We want to help you discover and grow in your journey with God. We will engage the Bible with…

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Journey Questions E01 “With Whom am I Going to Share Christ?”

Each of us has been blessed to receive Christ’s grace and sacrifice, but we have received that grace that we might also share it with…

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Journey Questions E02 “Where do we go to get answers for life’s dilemmas”?

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Journey Questions E03 “With Whom will You Partner with to Succeed in Life?”

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Journey Questions E04 “How can I Share Christ with People Around the World?”

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Journey Questions E05 “How do you Begin to Share your Faith with Someone?”

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Episode 5: Resurrection to Pentecost-The Great Commission

Welcome to Network211’s JourneyTalks. We want to help you discover and grow in your journey with God. We will engage the Bible with…

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Episode 6: Resurrection to Pentecost-The Ascension

We are continuing our series called, “Resurrection to Pentecost.” Today, we present Episode Six: The Ascension. Your host is Dr. Mark…

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Episode 7: Resurrection to Pentecost-The Decision in Acts 1

We are continuing our series called, “Resurrection to Pentecost.” Today, we present Episode Seven: The Decision in Acts 1.   Your host is…

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Episode 8: Resurrection To Pentecost -The Location of the Acts 2 Account

Welcome to Network211’s JourneyTalks. We want to help you discover and grow in your journey with God. We will engage the Bible with…

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Episode 9: Resurrection to Pentecost-The Day of Pentecost

Welcome to Network211’s JourneyTalks. We want to help you discover and grow in your journey with God. We will engage the Bible with…

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Episode 10: Resurrection to Pentecost-The Events After the Day of Pentecost

Welcome to Network211’s JourneyTalks. We want to help you discover and grow in your journey with God. We will engage the Bible with…

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Surviving Christmas

“We would like,” the email read, “for you to write two articles for this year’s booklet as you think about the joys of Christmas.” I…

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One Large Slice of Christmas Magic

The children were not very old that Christmas. Five and Seven, something like that. Our church was sponsoring a tree full of Christmas…

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Making Room for Joy at Christmas

For my heart-friend, this Christmas will be beyond difficult. ‘Tis the season to be jolly. Right’ She feels anything but jolly. She’s…