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The Life of the Widow – Part 6: The Church’s Responsibility to Her

In its concern for the widow, the economy of Israel provided…

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The Life of the Widow – Part 5: Rebuilding Her Life

Understandably, the loss of a companion whom one has…

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Where Are Your Friends Taking You?

Who are your friends? Whoever you keep close in your life…

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Getting Good at Gratitude

Thanksgiving will be here soon and I’m looking forward to…

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Encouragement

Do you need encouragement? My friend Pastor Jerry Beebe…

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Why I Love Other People’s Prayers

Sure… prayer is, for the most part, a personal thing.…

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You Smile, I Smile…

There is just something about my grandson, Lukis, that is…

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Credible Influence

There is an old saying: “Some people bring joy wherever they…

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Daily Mathematics

Why was so much subtracted from our checking account? I…

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Did You Hear?

“Did you hear what she said?” “I have a…

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Devotional Lives for Busy People

Do you ever wish you had a clone of yourself that you could…

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Criticism

A few years ago in the State of New York on the Thruway…

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Crabby People

In one of my favorite “Peanuts” comic strips,…

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Banana-Nut Bread

Many years had passed since the two friends had been…

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A Cheerful Word

People love Christmas because it’s a cheerful time…

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Who Is My Neighbor?

I live outside of Washington, D.C., a city teeming with…

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Who Are Your Friends?

“As Christians we should not be friends with unbelievers…

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What Helps When I or Someone I Know is Suffering?

What Helps Most What can we do to help those who hurt? And…

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The Making of An Encourager

Sometimes it takes only one little word, or a smile, or a…

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How to Start and Maintain Accountability Relationships

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens…

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Encouragement

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other…

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A Ministry of Comfort

Ninety million Americans, or one in three, live with chronic…

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Does The Outside Match The Inside?

On October 25, 1999, the sports world endured a tragedy.…

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Curiosity

My grandchildren regularly ask questions. They are eager to…

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O Brother Where Art Thou?

One night during the middle ages, two warriors in full armor…

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Friendship

In 1971, Pepper Rodgers was the head football coach at UCLA,…

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A Friend of Mankind

In the sun-drenched high desert town of Taos, New Mexico,…

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The Power Of The Tongue

Slightly before beginning 5th grade, my family moved from…

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Say More By Saying Less

In a rustic but quaint Montana restaurant, I saw a sign…

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I Want to Know What Love Is

It turns out there were a lot of number one songs in the…

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The Formula of Five

The Three Amigos has to be one of my favorite movies of all…

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Advice From A Friend

What can Stephen Curry’s mouthpiece teach us about input…

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Words Sweet as Honey

Arthur Gordon, writer and magazine editor, was cleaning out…

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I Believe in You

Unbroken is the inspirational real life story of Louis…

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He Made Me Feel like I Belonged

The man was on his way to the county fair. He had a chicken…

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Talk Tuesday – Extroverts and Introverts

I came across an amazing poster about introverts and…

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Everyone needs a “Veil Lifter”

Tip of the Day Everyone needs a Veil Lifter. Everyone needs…

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Gathering God’s Treasures… Holiday Memories for a Lifetime

Holiday traditions include: Tree cutting, putting up the…

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Five Signs of a Loving Family

In modern Western culture, it is widely acknowledged that…

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Admitting When you are Wrong

One afternoon I walked into Andy’s room to mention…

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Surviving Life’s Storms

Developing God’s Vision for Your Life -Acts 27:9-25…

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The Power of Words

I once heard a radio preacher say that the most ferocious…

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Helping Others During Job Loss

Ruth could identify with the situation, years earlier her…