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Is Easter Sunday Important?

Traditions come and go, but Easter Sunday has been around for a long time.  What is the big deal about it?  Why do people who normally don’t go to church, feel it is appropriate on that particular Sunday? First of all, it is actually Resurrection Sunday, and it is a day that changed the world.  […]

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Remembering

We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers, remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father (1 Thessalonians 1:2-3) 2020 was a hard year for most people.  Besides […]

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Merry Christmas 2020

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Great Ability

Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think (Ephesians 3:20) Who is able to do far more than we can imagine?  The Lord is able.  When it is the last time you thought about how able God is?  Take a minute to consider: He is able […]

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Is there Hope for America?

Let’s face it.  2020 has not been a very good year for America.  The covid pandemic, economic downturn, racial tensions, and political division rocked the nation.  And there is no expectation that things will get better anytime soon.  Is there any hope? May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble (Psalm 20:1a) Yes, […]

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Christian Reading Choices

This month, I asked participants in a book giveaway about their reading habits.  A little over 300 people answered two questions.  The first was, where do you spend more time in the Bible – Old or New Testament? 62% said they spend more time in the New Testament.  38% said they spend more time in […]

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How to Handle Hard Times

How do you feel when things don’t go your way or problems arise that are too big to fix?  If you are like me, it is easy to be disappointed, discouraged, or even upset.  How do you deal with such feelings?  If you can’t change the circumstance how can you hang on until things get […]

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Why Don’t They Listen?

Every parent and person who works with children probably wonders at some point “Why don’t they listen to me?”  As adults with life experience, we know that kids aren’t wise enough to make the best choices without instruction.  So, we tell and teach.  When we see that a young person has heard, we think, “Okay, […]

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Can there be Peace in a Pandemic?

With Covid and chaos all around us, can you find any Peace in the Pandemic?  Many times in life we can’t control our circumstances or manufacture peace around us.  However, there is an inner peace available to everyone.  Unfortunately, we often don’t have inner peace because we are too busy to think about the One […]

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Writing to Inspire

Welcome friends. This site is for you. The posts and information you find here are meant to encourage, challenge, inform, and help you spiritually, mentally, and physically. In short, it is designed to inspire you to pursue growing in a real and personal relationship with Jesus. It is in that relationship where we find the […]