Blog Archives

Nov 19, 2020 08:00am

Will We Really Listen to Each Other Ever Again?

The secular world says we should hate, but Jesus says we should love unconditionally.

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Nov 14, 2020 08:00am

Hold On. What’s The One Thing You’re Forgetting?

God warns us of the tendency to immediately enact our plan without one important thing . . .

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Nov 12, 2020 08:00am

When You Think You’re Not Capable of Your Calling

God doesn’t send his soldiers into battle without the proper equipment.

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Nov 11, 2020 08:00am

Before the Holidays Hit, Read This

As holiday stresses pile up, choose to be still instead of be overwhelmed.

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Nov 10, 2020 08:00am

Where Has All the Compassion Gone?

Religion is often self-centered, but God calls us to be others-centered.

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Nov 09, 2020 08:00am

Here’s Why We Can be Thankful in Tragedy

Jesus’ impending death on the cross didn’t prevent him from giving thanks in the upper room.

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Nov 08, 2020 08:00am

The Sin of Unbelief is A Serious One

If you have never really taken a step of faith, you may not be truly trusting in God.

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Nov 07, 2020 08:00am

5 Ways to Truly Be in God’s Presence

Accomplishing God’s call on our lives requires an intimate, prayerful relationship with him.

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Oct 25, 2020 08:00am

7 Reasons You Can Trust in Your Calling

You’re capable of more than you know, so rely on hidden strengths and trust in yourself.

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Oct 23, 2020 08:00am

From Nicaragua to Cuba and Discovering Truth

Throughout their ministry the Gaitans have seen how God plants seeds in people’s hearts.

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Oct 21, 2020 08:00am

Four Ways to Know You’re a Genuine Jesus Follower

Christ followers aren’t perfect, but they strive to die to self and live under the Holy Spirit’s power.

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Oct 14, 2020 08:00am

The Middle Ground Between Condoning and Condemning Sin

How do I accept people without compromising the truth of God’s Word?

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Oct 13, 2020 08:00am

What is Your Worst Fear and What Can You Do About It?

God’s plan for us doesn’t include living in fear but living in confident hope.

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Oct 11, 2020 08:00am

Is God Really Present in Your Church?

Leaders, do everything necessary, pay any price, to build a church where God is pleased to dwell.

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Oct 05, 2020 08:00am

What Has Prayer Ever Done to Change the World?

Prayer could be the secret weapon to life-changing transformation in the lives of those around you.

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Sep 27, 2020 08:00am

Five Ways to BE the Church

We weren’t made to live in isolation but in community, so intentionally love and serve others.

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Sep 26, 2020 08:00am

If You’re Struggling, Maybe You’re Out of Balance

“Your walk with God, family life, and ministry must be in biblical balance.” This is Principle #10 of twelve in […]

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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 24, 2020 08:00am

6:07 Tuesday Afternoon August 4, 2020

People need a Savior the world over, so ministry after a catastrophic event is especially important.

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Sep 23, 2020 08:00am

5 Myths About Why You Go to Church

Core values are principles and convictions that you have for both your life and your ministry. They are values focusing […]

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Sep 15, 2020 08:00am

Hope, Grace, and Kindness on the Football Field

Sit back a minute, close your eyes and honestly ask yourself what life would be like without hope. Yes, seriously, […]

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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 26, 2020 10:41am

You Don’t Have to Quit Sinning Before You Come to Jesus

Is it possible that you are “saved” and in the family of God, but you are sinning and you don’t […]

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Aug 02, 2020 08:00am

What Will You Leave Behind As You Finish the Race?

How you live your life is very important, but how you finish is even more important. Many enter the race, […]

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Jul 26, 2020 08:00am

Your Pastor’s Three Greatest Prayer Needs

In July of 2018 my pastor at Antioch in Conway, Arkansas, Dr. Jason Aultman, asked each of the national and […]

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Jul 24, 2020 08:00am

What Will You Do With Your Gift of Time?

Time is deceptive. When we are young, we think we have all the time in the world. We think we […]

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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 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 09, 2020 08:00am

Why We ShouldCare for the Marginalized and Broken

When Angie and I moved into the first home we ever purchased for ourselves, we moved into an aging neighborhood […]

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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 02, 2020 14:00pm

Set Apart

Our lives should look like what Scripture defines as a follower of Christ and not to be resembling the world.

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Jun 29, 2020 08:00am

Jesus Wants Us to Know His Father as Our Father

“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” (A.W. Tozer) What […]

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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 25, 2020 08:00am

7 Ways to Upgrade Your Prayer Package

At the risk of losing you before we get started, I confess that I am old enough to remember the […]

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Jun 22, 2020 08:00am

Christian Service is Impossible Without Worship

At my local church, it is made clear that every member of the body is expected to serve the Lord […]

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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 18, 2020 14:00pm

Becoming a Sacrifice

If you have accepted Him as your Savior, you have a duty to be holy, to be set apart from the rest of this world for His glory.

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Jun 18, 2020 08:00am

Pastor, Are You Feeling the Weight of Decisions?

Are you feeling the weight of making a lot of decisions and being unsure of those decisions, along with their […]

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Jun 16, 2020 14:00pm

Believe

God’s love for you is never ending.

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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 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 06, 2020 08:00am

Real Religion is Faith That Works

Greg Stier, Founder and President of Dare 2 Share Ministries, tells the story of encountering a fan of Marilyn Manson […]

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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 02, 2020 08:00am

Ravi Zacharias, I Was a Life That Was Changed

I don’t think I would have been able to tell you who Ravi Zacharias was before Passion 2016, a college […]

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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 27, 2020 14:00pm

When Faith Families Come Together Again

Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters, who brings forth […]

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May 27, 2020 08:00am

Joe Costa and His Call to Serve Young People

The Costa Family Legacy Joe Costa left technology to become a champion for youth Osta became Costa when half his family moved to […]

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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 14, 2020 08:00am

4 Ways to LIVE up to the Call to Lead

I recently had the opportunity to be the keynote speaker at an annual awards luncheon where I spoke on the […]

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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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