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Does Prayer Really Matter?

Here are some resources to help you strengthen your prayer life. These are “extras” from a sermon preached at Pinedale Christian Church on November 1, 2015. Sermon Audio: Click HERE. The Most Important Thing – Read this first – We are … Continue reading

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How to Defeat Worry in Two Not-So-Easy Steps

I suspect that if we were all honest, most of us would admit that worry is a constant companion in life. We worry about our children – the kind of lives they will lead; the kinds of friends they will … Continue reading

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Tell Me What I Want to Hear . . . Or Else!

I don’t use this blog to venture into the world of politics very often, but this story out of Norfolk (England) this week has given me reason to pause. At the very least, it gives a dramatic example of just … Continue reading

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Reformed or Transformed?

Read Matthew 12:43-45; 2 Peter 2:20-22 I know it is time to clean out the shed behind my house again . . . but I probably won’t do it. That little shed, which serves as the storage space for random things … Continue reading

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Our Choice: United by Error or Divided By Truth?

I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend about a particular spiritual/social/moral issue – one on which the Bible plainly speaks. Even though my friend recognized the moral and spiritual implications of the issue at hand, he felt that the … Continue reading

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Tearjerker Warning: One Commercial Captures The Power and Reward of Small Acts of Kindness

I ran across this short video recently. It is actually a commercial for Thai Life Insurance. It absolutely mesmerizes me. What a beautiful picture of a person shining light into his world. I have recently been teaching through the book … Continue reading

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NOAH: Five”Talking Points” For Discussions With Friends

Since the new Noah movie was released, conversations about the story in Genesis 6-9 are suddenly commonplace. It seems like everyone, even people who haven’t picked up a Bible in years, are suddenly experts on the story, or at least … Continue reading

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