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Jun 07, 2020 08:00am

Some Questions to Ask Yourself, Mr. Chauvin

Dear Derek Chauvin, I began this letter to Mr. George Floyd, but I had a change of heart. Mr. Floyd […]

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Jun 05, 2020 08:00am

God’s Redemption Plan is for All People

Racism is not a new story and sadly, it isn’t an old one either. It wasn’t so long ago that […]

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Jun 04, 2020 14:00pm

What not to do

He desires for you to have a joyful soul but not at the expense of a holy life.

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Jun 04, 2020 08:00am

Facing Rejection and Finding Acceptance

For four months I’ve been studying the book of Mark in the Bible because I received a slightly random and […]

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Jun 02, 2020 14:00pm

Hot and Cold

As Christians, we sin and fail. But our proper response should always be to listen to the Holy Spirit’s conviction, repent and ask for forgiveness.

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May 30, 2020 08:00am

What Boldness is Not

I want to be bold. Do you know what I mean? I want to live a life that makes a […]

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May 28, 2020 14:00pm

Family Blessings

During the holiday seasons, cherish the time with our family.

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May 28, 2020 08:00am

He’s a Lying Pervert: Why America May Never be Great Again

(Originally written on Election Day 2016) It’s a big day. We, the people, are obsessed with figuring out what to […]

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May 22, 2020 08:00am

Seeing Red

You see red.  Your blood pulses, your breath quickens and your thoughts fly.  You surge with energy… too much energy.  […]

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May 21, 2020 08:00am

Discovering What’s Actually “Essential”

It seems that our whole world has changed in the last couple of months with the global pandemic situation. Our […]

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May 20, 2020 08:00am

Open Letter to Those Heroic Teachers

Dear Teachers, THANK YOU! Two simple words that say so much, yet not quite enough. Especially this year, this crazy, […]

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May 19, 2020 14:00pm

Heroes sin too

Our lives should reflect the light of Jesus. We shine so others may see how bright He is through us.

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May 19, 2020 08:00am

8 Ways to Conquer the Destructive Power of Fear: Part Three

It is true that fear has a destructive power in our life. But it is also true that faith in […]

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May 18, 2020 08:00am

What The Destructive Power of Fear Does to Us: Part Two

I suppose the first question you might ask me may be, “Why should I want to conquer my fears?”  And […]

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May 16, 2020 08:00am

7 Definitions of a Friend

When the First World War ended, the King and Queen of Belgium wanted to honor President Hoover for the aid […]

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May 14, 2020 14:00pm

Clear Instructions

God gave clear instructions on what to do after the flood: give life, do not take it.

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May 13, 2020 08:00am

6 Ways You Can be a Barnabas

Barnabas was, in my opinion, the greatest man in the New Testament other than Jesus.   Why?   Because Barnabas was an […]

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May 12, 2020 14:00pm

God doesn’t forget us

No matter how much evil may abound, God promises His love.

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May 10, 2020 08:00am

God Loves Us: What Does That Really Mean?

God loves me first. Before I was even born, he knew my name, and he knew yours too.  God loved […]

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May 08, 2020 08:00am

Being a Heroic Husband is all About One Thing

My favorite scenes in action movies are when the protagonist begins training to defeat his/her foe.  It is during this […]

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May 07, 2020 14:00pm

Wait on God’s “OK”

By waiting on God, we bring honor to Him.

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May 07, 2020 08:00am

5 Instructions While We Wait for His Return

Just as the cross and the resurrection are essential to our Christian faith, so is the promise of Jesus’ return. […]

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May 05, 2020 14:00pm

I’m in the Lord’s army

When we recognize our gifts and use them for God’s glory, we fulfill our purpose.

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May 04, 2020 08:00am

Who’s Really in the Driver’s Seat?

A few days ago on my drive to the office I realized something that I suppose I already knew: Automobiles […]

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May 02, 2020 08:00am

Quarantine Takeaways: Stripping Away the Extras

I have taken a lot of things in my life for granted. And now with all the “extra” stuff in […]

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Apr 30, 2020 14:00pm

God doesn’t forget us.

He loves us in spite of our worries and insecurities.

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Apr 30, 2020 08:00am

Can I Be Honest? Prayer is a Struggle For Me

Have you ever wanted to improve at something without really knowing what improvement in that area actually looks like? Have […]

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Apr 29, 2020 08:00am

What Proverbs Says About the Foolish and the Wise

Normally when I am praying through a book of the Bible I fall in love with it and say it […]

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Apr 28, 2020 08:00am

Here’s How to be a Superhero Husband

Husband, never underestimate how much your wife craves your attention.   A wife’s heart sings when her husband picks up on […]

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Apr 27, 2020 08:00am

3 Reasons God’s Promises are Powerful for the Weary

There’s a phrase people use that always bugs me. It’s when a harsh confrontation needs to be had and it’s […]

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Apr 26, 2020 08:00am

Politics, Religion and Freedom: Lessons From a Veteran

I was born into a military family. Those are my roots, and because of that, I probably don’t see the […]

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Apr 25, 2020 08:00am

When You Follow Christ You Can’t Lose it All

Jacob, son of Isaac and grandson of Abraham, had twelve sons, including Joseph and the youngest, Benjamin. The ten older […]

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Apr 23, 2020 14:00pm

You want me to do what?

What has God told you to do and what has been your response?

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Apr 23, 2020 08:00am

How Should We Live? How Should We Die?

Last night I dreamed about my dad. It’s strange, because although he passed away eleven years ago next month, this […]

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Apr 21, 2020 14:00pm

Beauty Fades

I’m so thankful for a patient God, but there is coming a day when Jesus will return.

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Apr 21, 2020 08:00am

Where Do You Find Significance?

Marriages often crumble because one spouse looks to the other to completely satisfy his or her innate need for significance and for security. […]

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Apr 20, 2020 08:00am

A Strong Tower in the Storms of Life

Several years ago, I was flying back to Dallas from Lubbock, Texas, when I experienced by far the most turbulent […]

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Apr 14, 2020 14:00pm

Tracing it Back

Because of our ancestors, we ALL have sin and are in need of a Savior.

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Apr 13, 2020 08:00am

It’s Time to Speed the Spread (of the good news)

When was the last time you spread the good news?  What an odd time to think about spreading things!  News […]

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Apr 09, 2020 08:00am

Crisis Speaks Loud but Jesus Has the Final Word

Our nation is experiencing record-breaking numbers as death rates from COVID-19 continue to climb. Illnesses continue to swell, and panic […]

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Apr 07, 2020 14:00pm

Life isn’t fair

No matter what you’ve done, what you’ve said or where you’ve been, reach out to God today.

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Apr 02, 2020 14:00pm

Give God Your Best

They are doing these things because they know we want them to, not because they want to.

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Apr 02, 2020 08:00am

Solitude vs .The Four Lies of Isolation

In 1 Kings 17 Elijah is divinely sustained with water from a brook and food brought by ravens during a […]

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Mar 31, 2020 14:00pm

Ripple Effect

Our sin has a ripple effect.

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Mar 26, 2020 14:00pm

We can’t do it

He provided a sacrifice. An innocent gave its life to cover the sins of mankind.

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Mar 26, 2020 08:00am

How to Deal With Prideful People

When someone opposes you, do your words kind of soften? Are you tempted to pull punches, or change the subject altogether? […]

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Mar 24, 2020 14:00pm

Separation but Restoration

“Oh, death where is your sting? Oh, grace where is thy victory?”

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Mar 23, 2020 08:00am

Defeating the 3 Cousins: Fear, Worry, Anxiety

Fear, worry, and anxiety are all cousins. Fear is our reaction to something that intimidates us. Worry is what happens […]

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Mar 21, 2020 08:00am

Trust the Provider not the Provision

From a high of 29,551 on February 12th, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) fell to 19,899 on March 18th—a […]

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Mar 20, 2020 08:00am

The Joyful Burden of Friends in Ministry

As a youth ministry minor at Central Baptist College (CBC), many of my friends were pursuing ministry degrees. While my […]

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