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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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Finding a Place to Stand in the Earthquake

“The Lord is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with justice and righteousness, and he will be the stability of your times, abundance of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is Zion’s treasure.” Isaiah 33:5-6 As I read those words this morning one portion stopped me, caught my […]

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Imitate God

“Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.”   As a dad I look back on years when I was keenly aware that my son […]

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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 Most High God

“Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever;     wisdom and power are his. He changes times and seasons;     he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise     and knowledge to the discerning. He reveals deep and hidden things;     he knows what lies in darkness,     and light dwells […]

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Are You “Walking on Eggshells” in Your Marriage?

I remember the first time a friend took advantage of me. We were sitting in the theater, around age nine, and I had a box of Junior Mints. Because of the noise involved in opening and dumping the candy out, I had most of the box contents poured out onto my palm. As I sat […]

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Suicide

This morning a friend asked me to address suicide and my thoughts on this topic. It’s a very personal topic for me. My niece took her life several years ago and the thoughts of her are still near to all of us.  Suicide leaves questions for those have chosen it and for us left behind. […]

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19 Verses of Hope

  As you Pin these verses, Mark these verses in your Bible and share them with others that are hurting or are in need, our prayer is that your heart is reminded that there is always Hope in Christ.                                  […]

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And Others….

Faith is an essential part of the Christian life.  We came to God by faith, we live by faith, all we have is the result of faith. Faith in God is at the very heart of the Christian experience. There is a chapter in the bible that speaks exclusively of men and women who lived […]

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Verses on Comfort

  Sometimes when our heart is in so much pain we can’t think of verses that will bring comfort.  Bookmark this page, print out these verses and keep them in your Bible or pin this page.  Whatever you need to do to help keep the verse handy. Psalm 23:4 – Even though I walk through the […]

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The Captain’s Face

A number of years ago I had the opportunity to go sailing with a good friend of mine. Ray was an oil man who had literally gone from struggling to pay the bills to millionaire overnight. In the 80’s it happened to a number of guys, but Ray was a Christian and a friend, so […]

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Who’s Slave Are You?

As a speaker/teacher I pray about each speaking event. A study on Biblical Servant hood would be my next teaching. After all I sign my correspondence, “Saved to Serve”. I began my study by looking up the word servant. I had to carefully read and re read the online concordance. “Does the word servant really […]

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Peace, Peace….Oh For Peace

The world we live in is filled with anger, rage, violence and pain. We look for peace, long for peace, but fail to find it.   We call for tolerance, but it eludes us.  How can we find that one thing we all want, desire and need….peace? As I’ve watched the events in my own […]

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Thoughts On The Life Of Brittany

Brittany Maynard just took her own life as she faced a painful end of life from brain cancer.  I’m sure there will be many things said about this.  Many of those who write about it will be critical of Brittany’s choice.  I will not.  The whole situation is a sad one.  I feel a deep […]

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Fearsome Days

These are scary days we live in.  ISIS/ISIL beheadings weekly, wars breaking out on every continent, earthquakes, floods, plane crashes, Ebola, zombies, politicians (or are those last two the same thing?), and the fear inspiring news!  If you are tempted to fear, our culture and the news will help you. These are fearsome days.  Every […]

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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 […]