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January, 2018

  • 20 January

    I Just Wanna Be Real

    “But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.” (Matthew 13:23) There are many preachers of the gospel. There are many who would seek to sow the Word ...

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  • 19 January

    Forgiven Not Perfect

    As Christians we are not perfect, but somewhere along the line a few think they are. Speaking for myself  I stumble, make mistakes, but praise God I have a heavenly Father that loves me unconditionally and chose me to be His, and I accepted. Its my hope that in a ...

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  • 15 January

    When Forgetting is a Good Thing

    The old dairy barn looked out-of-place, nestled between a restaurant, a furniture store, and a museum in the center of the city. It had once been a vital part of a large farm that had been swallowed by progress decades before. Everyone knew its days were dwindling, its destruction sure.  Finally, ...

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  • 10 January

    The Pros and Cons of Cafeteria Christianity

    Cafeteria Christianity is becoming more popular these days and as I’ve learned in my faith journey there are pros and cons of engaging in it. Cafeteria Christianity is where, just like in a cafeteria, you pick and choose what you want. It allows for one to take the best of ...

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  • 8 January

    A Case For A Literal Rapture

    One minute you are on Planet Earth; the next moment you aren’t. This is a common belief of many Christians when they think of the rapture of the Church. However, not all people believe in a literal rapture. While it is true that the word “rapture” does not appear anywhere ...

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  • 8 January

    The Lie of an Idol

    “Such is the nature of the human soul, that it must have a God, an object of supreme affection.” (From Webster’s 1828 Dictionary) Many definitions found in Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary are based on his Christian faith. He defined the soul as the spiritual and immortal substance within the man, ...

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  • 3 January

    Who Am I? Why Am I Here?

    In my conversations with people about the Christian faith, I often point out that Christianity is the only worldview that answers two of the biggest questions in life in a such a way that it elevates mankind to the heights of excellence. These two questions we all ask ourselves at ...

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  • 1 January

    Honoring Our Parents Will be Rewarded

    In the television drama The Waltons, grandparents Zeb and Esther lived with their son, daughter-in-law, and seven grandchildren as the family struggled in the grips of the Great Depression.  The family had little in the way of worldly goods, but they had a bond of love and support for one ...

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December, 2017

  • 25 December

    Simplicity: A Gift from God

    In our family there are many stories and memories  about Christmases past.   With my father now gone, I  remember these treasured tales with the start of every holiday season. Born just three months before the stock market’s  great crash in 1929, my father spent his early years on a northern ...

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  • 20 December

    Joe, Don’t You Be No Fool!

    This is a story/poem of Christmas redemption. Merry Christmas to all of you! The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is none who does good. (Psalm 14:1)   Joe, Don’t You Be No Fool! Joe is a fool that ...

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