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Sep 30, 2020 08:00am

Truth About the World’s Dangerous Distractions-Part One

Distractions are really lies that dangerously lead you away from the life-changing reality of Jesus.

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Sep 25, 2020 08:00am

Why Have Parents Abandoned Their Responsibilities?

As I write this, we are starting to feel a change in the air in our part of the country. […]

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Sep 21, 2020 08:00am

National Day of Prayer and Fasting

God has established ways for a society to ensure its moral compass, but we have neglected them.

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Sep 19, 2020 08:00am

Different Opinions and What Jesus Would Do

Even though it’s completely secular wisdom, I thought that author and podcaster Brene (pronounced like Renee) Brown’s comments were well […]

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Sep 17, 2020 08:00am

Getting Rid of Lies the Devil Whispers Into Your Ear

Anxiety reveals itself in a number of ways. Sometimes it’s subtle. It can be misunderstood for simply pressure or stress […]

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Sep 13, 2020 08:00am

Is Peace Even Possible?

Peace. Oh, how we need it in our world today.  Before you say, “Duh, Captain Obvious!” or point the finger […]

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Sep 12, 2020 08:00am

How To Boldly Speak Truth in a World Full of Lies

Speaking biblical truths is important for Christians for the following reasons:  It confesses and proclaims God’s truth in your life. […]

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Sep 11, 2020 08:00am

Suicide Leaves Behind Darkness, But There is a Light . . .

[RainDripsDrainsDownpours. A quiet roarA steady streamA childhood memoryA goodbye RainShowersShudders A pitter-patterA puddleA pair of boots RainBreaksBleeds A last kissA […]

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Sep 09, 2020 08:00am

Counterculture Needs a Love Encounter

On September 1st, 2016, the San Francisco 49ers squared off against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. National Anthem […]

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Sep 04, 2020 08:00am

Husbands, It is Critical to Take Care of Your Girl First

Focus on Your Girl God has given us something very precious to take care of: our wives. As we already […]

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Aug 30, 2020 08:00am

In a Social Justice World What is the Real Mission?

So what is the mission of God in a social justice world and what can we take from God’s Word? […]

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Aug 29, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter 11

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Aug 28, 2020 08:00am

Through all of This Chaos There is Hope

Be still.Be quiet.Listen. Sometimes, when the world around us seems to spiral and spin off each page of every day, […]

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Aug 27, 2020 08:00am

The Abortion Issue: Here’s What Christians Should Pray

The strength of our pro-life demonstrations and protests may be ignored, but “the prayer of a righteous person is powerful […]

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Aug 23, 2020 08:00am

You Can Do This: Back to School Tips For NOT Falling Apart

The beginning of a school year is always a good time to evaluate our schedules for the year ahead.  I […]

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Aug 22, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Ten

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Aug 20, 2020 08:00am

Is Truth Really Determined by the Individual?

Truth. It’s a subject that has evolved and changed.  A topic that has been stretched, questioned and misused over time. We […]

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Aug 19, 2020 08:00am

No One Plans Their Addiction: How to Climb Out of the Pit

In his wilder days, my dad had a group that he partied with. They were good guys, but they all […]

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Aug 18, 2020 08:00am

Nothing is More Powerful Than Falling to Your Knees in Prayer

Praying about this election is one of the most imperative things you can do right now. The election is almost […]

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Aug 17, 2020 08:00am

Here’s Why You Don’t Ignore the Guy With Tattoos

As usual, my plane was late and I did not think I would be able to make the connection. I […]

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Aug 16, 2020 08:00am

Shut Down Your Faith in Government

When we see moral and cultural decay occur in our country, sometimes our response is to put a lot of […]

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Aug 10, 2020 08:00am

Is There a Solution for the Racism That Divides Us?

What is the antidote for racism, prejudice, hate, ethnic nationalism and supremacy? First of all, there is no form of […]

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Aug 07, 2020 08:00am

By the Way, Your Smart Phone is Lying to You

Here’s a riddle for you: What do we look at, on average, 63 times a day, for up to 4 […]

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Jul 21, 2020 08:00am

It’s Time to be the Light of the World in the Darkness of Our Culture

Right now, we are living in some of the most tumultuous times with a virus that has virtually brought life […]

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Jul 20, 2020 08:00am

Youth Leaders and Parents, Here’s What Teenagers Really Need

The students in your church’s youth group must now think more deeply than you realize, because being labeled “Christian” no […]

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Jul 19, 2020 08:00am

Here’s How to Fight the Difficult War of Sexual Purity

Today, for both men and women, there is no battle more formidable to wage than the war on sexual purity. […]

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Jul 17, 2020 08:00am

A Rant About Ranting

When was the last time you heard or went on a rant about some general demographic? Foolishly, I often find […]

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Jul 15, 2020 08:00am

Are You Ready to be Released from the Stronghold of Anxiety?

Mindfulness.  Apparently, it means more than just “being conscious or aware of something.” It’s now more of a psychological term […]

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Jul 14, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Four

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jul 11, 2020 08:00am

America First, Christianity Second is not OK

One of my favorite songs outside the category of worship music is “God Bless the U.S.A.” by Lee Greenwood. Just […]

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Jul 10, 2020 08:00am

Let’s Just Be Honest About the Sin of Greed

Ask your pastor how many people he has counseled about their struggle with greed. I would guess that number would […]

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Jul 08, 2020 08:00am

Oprah, Lady Gaga, and Born That Way

So I just watched an interview Oprah did with Lady Gaga on her series Oprah’s Next Chapter, and I feel an […]

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Jul 03, 2020 08:00am

4 Reasons For My Independence Day Decision

Several years ago, we moved into a house with a big wrap-around front porch. It is great for quiet sitting […]

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Jul 01, 2020 08:00am

Representing Your Good Name and Your Good God

Point number one: Your reputation matters. In professional environments we call this “personal branding.”  In family circles we call this […]

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Jun 30, 2020 08:00am

Showing Grace When the World Expects Judgment

Every conversation you get into is an opportunity to show people the grace of God that you’ve experienced in your […]

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Jun 28, 2020 08:00am

God Receives Glory When We Don’t Discriminate

God receives glory, honor, and praise in heaven continuously around his throne. Revelation 5 says, “And they sang a new song: […]

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Jun 23, 2020 08:00am

It’s Not About Winning an Argument, But Winning a Soul

If you believe in Jesus, then apologetics is for you; it’s not just for “intellectuals.”  The clearest definition I’ve heard […]

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Jun 19, 2020 08:00am

May His Cross Destroy the Racial Divide

I am a middle-aged, middle class white woman. I was born and mostly raised in the South. I grew up […]

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Jun 16, 2020 08:00am

Screaming Headlines, Hurting People and God’s Kingdom

I follow the Daily Wire, a conservative news source driven by Christianity’s political protagonist Ben Shapiro. I’m subscribed, so I get […]

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Jun 14, 2020 08:00am

Church: Don’t be Discouraged, be on Mission

(Originally published on July 1, 2015 after the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote that the Constitution guarantees a right to […]

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Jun 13, 2020 08:00am

Why are We Allowing Celebrities to Preach to Our Kids?

I was so utterly discouraged after talking to nearly 150 teen girls that I couldn’t even write this article I […]

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Jun 11, 2020 14:00pm

God is Our Shield

When you go into battle with the enemy, you are not alone.

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Jun 11, 2020 08:00am

How I Can Identify With My Transgender Co-Worker

I currently work with a trans-bi-sexual “female” who requested that when I refer to “her,” I use the pronouns they and them instead of her or she. […]

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Jun 09, 2020 14:00pm

Give credit where it is due

Reflect on the light of His glory and let others see the only good in us comes from Him.

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Jun 09, 2020 08:00am

A Protest Against Refusing to Value Human Life

I’m writing this just a few days after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police, so the United States […]

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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 03, 2020 08:00am

Yes, the Answer to Racism is Jesus

Racism has been part of the human story for thousands of years. The Bible itself contains the history of tribal […]

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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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