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Fruit from the Holidays

There’s nothing like the holidays to highlight the challenge of relationships.  Our hearts crave connection.  God made us that way.  In fact, He created humanity because He craved relationship.  The challenge is that most everything conspires against honest, loving relationship.  With Christ, that challenge becomes incredible opportunity for improved relationships ...

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Campus Voices: Choices Our Students Must Make

As parents, we all remember our children’s “firsts:” first tooth, first word, first step, and first day of school. For many of us, there were feelings of fear or anxiety, sadness or loneliness, as we waved goodbye and left them in the hands of a teacher for the first time. ...

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Tales Surrounding the Tomb

Imagine you are among the multitude gathered around the tomb of Jesus. Sobs fill the air as many mourn the loss of their dearest Friend. Some whisper to others, sharing their memories and their grief. Yes, I’m sure there were many tales surrounding the tomb. Mary, the mother of Jesus ...

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Cherish Your Family

Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat. Wherefore his servants said unto him, Let there be sought for my lord the king a young virgin: and let her stand before the king, and let her cherish him, ...

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Immorality, Greed and Teddy Bears

If I wanted to destroy a nation, I would give it too much and I would have it on its knees, miserable, greedy and sick.    JOHN STEINBECK, letter to Adlai Stevenson, Nov. 5, 1959 It’s hard to believe that a child’s stuffed toy can point one towards simplicity and ...

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