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Nov 06, 2019 08:00am

Rescue From Rebellion

A salvation story doesn’t have to be R-rated to be powerful. We may not all be saved from a life […]

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Nov 03, 2019 08:00am

Grateful: Not Just a Word on a Sign at Hobby Lobby

Hard to believe it’s already November, and it doesn’t seem possible, but it’s the month that officially begins the holiday […]

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Oct 01, 2019 08:00am

Wine at the Wedding and A Future Miracle

John 2:1-10 chronologically records the first miracle recorded in the Bible that Jesus performed: Turning water into wine at a […]

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Sep 28, 2019 08:00am

“You Heard Her”: The Power of a Praying Mom

I recently wrote that Augustine, though raised by his Christian mother to love Jesus, was not a Christian for a […]

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Sep 09, 2019 08:00am

Doubts Come Like a Thief in the Night

In 1972 the rapture movie A Thief in the Night was released, but I didn’t see it in a theater. I saw […]

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Sep 05, 2019 17:00pm

Movie Review: Overcomer

Overcomer is a feel-good, faith-based movie that challenges you to think about your true identity.  In the aptly named Christian […]

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Aug 19, 2019 08:00am

Go Ahead: Burst Your Bubble

By Larry Barker, Director of North American Church Planting Our family was living in Romania in 2000 and we had […]

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Aug 11, 2019 08:00am

Who is Jesus?

Jesus offered his life as a sacrifice for sin . . . the innocent paying the price of the guilty.

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Aug 09, 2019 08:00am

Greatest Wedding Story Ever Told

We should be making ourselves ready to be found without spot or blemish for our perfect groom, Jesus Christ.

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Aug 03, 2019 10:00am

No Matter What You’ve Done or Where You’ve Been

Spring Hunter is a woman who grew up in complete poverty, religiously adhered to a cult, suffered parental abandonment, became […]

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Jul 31, 2019 11:00am

Surrendered: Fully and Finally

I started drinking when I was fifteen because my parents were gone every weekend and my brother and sister would […]

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Jul 28, 2019 17:48pm

Sharing Your Faith

Fear of rejection is the number one reason for neglecting to bring up spiritual topics in conversations.

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Jul 24, 2019 16:52pm

From Your Big Sister

Dear baby, This is Melody, writing to you the night before you are born into this world.  There are a […]

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Jul 21, 2019 11:00am

Mike Jones: A Lifeword Story of Grace and Mercy

Matthew chapter 17 has the account of Jesus with Peter, James and John on the Mount of Transfiguration. While they […]

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Jul 18, 2019 05:30am

Discipleship Part Two: Three Chairs

SOAR . . . Man, I love this youth conference. Sold Out And Radical.  Every summer, we gather up our […]

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Jul 16, 2019 16:00pm

Discipleship Part One: How Did Jesus Do It?

It wasn’t until after my first year of college that I was truly saved.  You’re probably thinking, what does that […]

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Jun 01, 2019 03:30am

Your Truth or My Truth?

In people’s lives, there must come a time when they decide for themselves what they really believe. Because I grew […]

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May 20, 2019 08:30am

Saved to Serve

In people’s lives, there must come a time when they decide for themselves what they really believe. Because I grew […]

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Apr 23, 2019 08:00am

Bow Before the King

I’ve always loved watching and reading anything about medieval times. Kings and their royal families, strong and fearless knights storming […]

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Apr 19, 2019 07:00am

Crucifixion: His Agony, the World’s Redemption

“Jesus died on a cross.”  We should not be able to utter that without an utterly overwhelming shudder of awe, […]

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Mar 19, 2019 18:39pm

Say It Isn’t So…

Last week’s revelation that fifty people had been charged in scams to get their kids into colleges illegally did not […]

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Sep 19, 2018 16:15pm

Generational Effects of a Changed Life: Vicente Lopez

Quebrada de Humahuaca (named by the Inca descendents of northern Argentina) is a narrow valley just south of the Bolivian […]

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Apr 04, 2018 16:13pm

Lifeword’s Opportunity to Reach Muslims in the Philippines

Reaching Muslims through Lifeword Community Radio (The following 2016 article was published in Inside Report. Two years later it is time […]

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