Category Archives: In the News

Spiritual Identity Thieves ~ Protection Where It Matters Most

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be one of those “A-list” celebrities whose every personal preference seems to be cataloged and marketed? Cameras capture every aspect of their lives, and it seems like everybody wants to … Continue reading

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Sometimes There’s Simply No Middle Ground

Sometimes we hear a lot of hoopla about decisions that don’t really matter and we Christians can feel comfortable in just standing aside and ignoring it all. This is not one of those times. In a few days, every seat … Continue reading

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Okay Now . . . “Open Wide”

About three years ago, I discovered that the reason I couldn’t walk half a block without puffing and blowing like an overworked steam engine wasn’t just because I was out of shape, and that weird aching in my left arm … Continue reading

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Unleashing Expectations

My brother invested most of his adult life serving the Lord in some aspect of Christian ministry. Reflecting on the things that characterized his life, I asked him once what principles he found most helpful in managing his relationships with … Continue reading

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A Circus Comes to Town

I went to a circus once. The traveling extravaganza brought their big tent to our small town of about 2,500 and afforded me several priceless first-time experiences, like animals I had never seen. Our little family farm had been home … Continue reading

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Jesus ~ Vs. Our Five Basic Fears

There were two diving boards on the platform of our county’s only public “swimming hole,” a place I only got to visit two or three times a year. At the relentless urging of a couple of my friends, I found … Continue reading

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