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Who Do You Honor?

Chariots of Fire I can remember watching portions of a movie which came out in 1981 titled, “Chariots of Fire.”  It was the story of an Olympian and Christian missionary to China, Eric Liddell.  In everything he did he honored God. Eric was born in 1902 in China.  His parents were missionaries to China at…

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A Generous Heart

Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share  1 Tim 6:18 A generous person will be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.  Prov 22:9 Definition of Generosity When I think of generosity I think of a person who is generous with their money. …

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How’s Your Worship?

God calls us to worship Him and His glory.  When we worship we can lift our spirits, climb out of our depression, re-direct our emotions to our Creator and what He is doing in us and through us.  Worship should be an element of our daily lives.  Some of us can sing, some of us…

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It’s Time for Us to Learn “Costly Grace”

I’d like to share a story with you of some of my travels.  Over many a year I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to 33 countries.  In the process I’ve seen a lot of world history and culture.  One of my favorite countries to visit is China.  I remember being in Beijing, China and walking…

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We Are To Rule This Earth . . . .

Eph. 6:10-12 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.  Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.  For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and…

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Trust, How to Build It Into Your Life

Can You Trust? Trust, that is an issue that many people struggle with.  Especially if you are a part of the gen-xer or millennial generation.  You have more reasons not to trust than to trust anyone or anything. But trust is important.  You need to be able to trust God regarding His oversight of your…

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The Amish, God’s Sovereignty, and Forgiveness

Yet, Another School Shooting In the national news again this week was another school shooting, this time at University of North Carolina in Charlotte.  We need to become better at detecting mental health problems within our friends/family and fellow colleagues at work.  We need to find a way to help those who need mental health…

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