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The Real Problem

There is a lot of debate about why violence has increased in our country, why school shootings are now so common.  The debate on one side blames guns and on the other it blames a culture awash with violence. But there is a clear cause that most do not want to acknowledge and a real […]

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Joy is my Inheritance

Joy is my Inheritance What an exciting introduction to Choosing Joy by Kay Warren!  Have you ever taken time to ponder the thought that Joy IS our inheritance?  Pure joy as we walk the streets of gold, as we live in mansions prepared for us, as we finally see our Savior face to face?  That […]

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Choose Joy Bible Study

I’m personally inviting you to this Choose Joy Bible Study. If you don’t have the book, I encourage you to hop on Amazon and get a copy or head over to your local Christian Bookstore and grab one there.   I’m so excited about this 4 Week Bible Study!  Joy doesn’t come easy for many of […]

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The Smell Of Smoke

Have you ever sat by a campfire and found, that even hours later, the smell of smoke had permeated your clothes?  It lingers, it clings and others can smell it too. Often, as I live in a world that reminds me of Sodom and Gomorrah, I’m aware that the smell of the culture has clung […]

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The Key To Everything

Christ is the key that unlocks the mystery of history. Poetic, isn’t it? The quote above, in part, is from a German theologian.  After writing more than 17,000 pages on the Bible and Christ these are his concluding thoughts. The key to everything is Jesus Christ.  If you leave him out the box remains locked, […]

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What Will We Do?

Panic. You’ve felt it, haven’t you? That sudden sense that everything is out of control… …that the world and the problems you face are overwhelming, too big, too much! You may have actually said it at one time, “What will I do?!” It was a question one man asked one morning when he realized what […]

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Week 4 Bible in 90 Days

  As we near completing our first month of Bible reading, I’m excited that this goal is actually possible.  I’m still a little behind, but working diligently to catch up.   I hope that you are still on track and are enjoying your journey.  If you are behind, still work on it.  Think about it…how bad […]

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Week 2 Bible in 90 Days

  Wow, what an exciting week we’ve had so far! I’m glad that you are along with me on this journey! Here is the main landing page for our study The Bible in 90 Days.  It has all of the links of the various resources and will have each week linked to it at the […]

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Bible in 90 Days Study

  The Bible in 90 Days  I’ve done this study a few years back and wanted to do it again with you! Many feel you can’t “get anything” when you read through the Bible in this fashion, but I submit to you God Promised HIS Word will NOT return void.  So, what do you have […]

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The 10 Commandments of Motherhood

So often we get lost or overwhelmed in all the demands of being a mom. I wouldn’t trade the job for the world, but sometimes a mom just needs a break! We also need good advice and guidelines when it comes to being the mom our children need. Over the years I have learned and […]

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Return to the Hiding Place

  Release Date March 6, 2015 Synopsis: Based on a true story: Corrie’s Teenage Army Thrilling, Action, Romantic Drama When Corrie ten Boom realizes the rising Nazi empire will swallow Holland and create the holocaust of every innocent Jew in secret death-camps, she faces the deadly threat of these “Death-Skull Storm Troopers” with a surprising […]

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Old Fashioned

  Old Fashioned produced by Skoche Films Release Date: February 14, 2015 DVD Available to purchase June 16, 2015 Synopsis:  A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his reckless carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious […]

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Woodlawn

Woodlawn Produced by the Erwin Brothers Release Date: October 16, 2015 Sypnosis: A film based on an inspiring real-life story about love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s. In 1973, a spiritual awakening captured the heart of nearly every player of the Woodlawn High School football team, including […]

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War Room

War Room produced by Kendrick Brothers  Release Date: August 28, 2015 Synopsis:  From the award-winning creators of Fireproof and Courageouscomes WAR ROOM, a compelling drama with humor and heart that explores the power that prayer can have on marriages, parenting, careers, friendships, and every other area of our lives. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it […]

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Faith of Our Fathers

    Faith of Our Fathers Produced by Pure Flix Entertainment  Release Date – July 1, 2015 Synopsis:  With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. A man of great faith and a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul, meet as strangers. Guided by handwritten […]

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The Terrible Sin

We are becoming a world with its fist in the air to God. The anger, resentment, rebellion of our world is growing.  We see it in the wars, the riots of our cities, the parade to demonstrate this or that. All around us our world is coming apart at the seams.  At the core of […]

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Do You Believe Movie

Do you Believe produced by Pure Flix Released Spring 2015 Synopsis: A dozen different souls—all moving in different directions, all longing for something more. As their lives unexpectedly intersect, they each are about to discover there is power in the Cross of Christ … even if they don’t believe it. Yet. When a local pastor […]

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Friends

Making your way in the world today takes everything you’ve got.  Taking a break from all your worries, sure would help a lot.  Wouldn’t you like to get away?  Sometimes you want to go  Where everybody knows your name,  and they’re always glad you came.  You wanna be where you can see,  our troubles are […]

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Forgive Myself?

“You just have to forgive yourself”, my friend told me. I grievously sinned against God and another believer. My heart broke and no matter how much I asked God to forgive me I did not feel forgiven. But forgiving myself? Somehow that did not sit right in my spirit. However, I would repeat the phase […]

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Mundane Faithfulness

 Lately I’ve been following the last journals of Kara Tippetts and her husband, Jason, at Mundane Faithfulness.  It’s a blessing, a grief, a joy, a sorrow….even though I don’t know them personally they have opened their hearts and lives as she has neared her own death from cancer. The reality of death and its heavy […]

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Failure

I don’t know if you have ever felt it, that feeling of complete and total failure.  It’s one of the worst feelings I have ever experienced. Many struggle with it.  Jobs lost, marriages ruined, relationships destroyed, children alienated.  All of these make us aware of our weakness and failure to do those things well, to […]

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On Being Nobody

I live in a time and place in history when fame and popularity are important.  In fact, if we can’t find fame from the media we create it through Facebook.  With enough friends reading all about us and our lives we have a sense of value, significance, a feeling that we are somebody. Often I […]

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Verses To Struggle Over

Often, as I read the Bible, I come to passages that cause me problems.  Statements made that challenge me, make me struggle.  Here is one that has haunted me for decades, “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”  Phil. 1:21 As I read Paul’s words it’s clear he has a level of […]

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The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom is a riveting story of faith, hope and complete trust in the Lord during a time that is nothing short of horrific. This true account of a family that helped Jews without regards to their own well being, will have you on the edge as you listen to […]

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Who I Am In Christ

From the book, Victory Over the Darkness, Dr. Neil T. Anderson. I am accepted… John 1:12 I am God’s child. John 15:15 I am a friend of Jesus Christ, as His disciple. Romans 5:1 I have been justified. 1 Corinthians 6:17 I am united with the Lord, and I am one with Him in spirit. […]