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A NATIONAL PRAYER OF REPENTANCE Joe Wright is the pastor of Central Christian Church in Wichita, KS. On January 23, 1996, He was asked to be the gu...
DECIDING TO JUMP A boy told his father, "Dad, if three frogs were sitting on a limb that hung over a pool, and one frog decided to jump off into th...
Scripture: Romans 12:1
PUSHING THE OUTHOUSE A young boy lived in the country. His family had to use an outhouse, which the young boy hated. It was hot in the summer, cold...
Soren Kierkegaard, the Danish theologian & philosopher, told this parable, which he called “The Wild Duck of Denmark; A wild duck was flying northw...
SILENCE There is a game my parents used to play when we were on road long road trips in the car. The rules of the game went something like this. "T...
A POSITIVE STILLNESS "The greater mystery, surpassing all words, summons us to silence. It must, of course, be a silence with content, not just th...
Scripture: Ephesians 3:4
Tags: Disciplines Silence
GRATITUDE AND SACRIFICE Since the Son of God has died for me, then the least I can do is live for Him. "If Jesus Christ be God and died for me," sa...
Scripture: Romans 12:1-12:2
Tags: Disciplines General
From studying the brain scientists have found that repeated thoughts actually create physical grooves in the brain. When we practice a skill, learn a...
Tags: Christian Disciplines
In the recent Summer Games (2012), Kim Rhode won the gold medal in skeet shooting making her the first American to win 5 olympic medals in 5 consecuti...
Scripture: 1 Chronicles 9:24-9:27
Edmund Hilary the first man who conquered Mount Everest was asked by an interviewer about his passions for climbing mountains. He gave this reply: "It...
Scripture: Proverbs 25:28