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  • Let Your Yea Be Yea And Your Nay Be Nay

    Contributed by J. Aaron Metcalf on Jul 11, 2015
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    My family once lived by a family that did not attend church, but allowed their children to come with us to church. One evening on the way to service one of the children which was slightly mentally challenged was asked a question. His response was precise. I don’t remember the question asked, but ...read more

  • There Is Something So Indescribably Sweet And ...

    Contributed by Jordan Satterfield on Jan 11, 2013
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    There is something so indescribably sweet and satisfying in the knowledge that a husband or wife has forgiven the ...read more

  • A Simple Experiment Both Validated The Old Truism ...

    Contributed by Jordan Satterfield on Jan 11, 2013
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    A simple experiment both validated the old truism that a dog is a man’s best friend and disabused me of my opinions regarding the superiority of spousal friendship. I locked my beloved Golden Retriever, Buddy, in the trunk with my dear wife for one hour. After the hour, my dog was giddy with ...read more

  • Death Steals From Us

    Contributed by Jeffrey Rowe on Dec 29, 2012
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    Death steals from us in this life by suddenly separating us from the people and things we’ve come to care about. It robs us. A little while back, our church office building was broken into by thieves who took some of our equipment. Personally I’ve had my car broken into a couple of times. ...read more

  • Death

    Contributed by Jeffrey Rowe on Dec 29, 2012
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    In Psalm 23, death is described as casting a shadow. Let’s look at that for a moment. Have you ever been enjoying a nice sunny day when all of a sudden a dark cloud hides the sun? All of a sudden you’re in this shadow! What does the shadow do? It hides the light. It makes it more difficult to ...read more

  • Finish Strong

    Contributed by Jeffrey Rowe on Dec 29, 2012
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    In 2 Tim 4:7 Paul said that death was like finishing the race. Like crossing the finish line. That all of life is really about one thing – finishing well. Accomplishing the dreams and goals that God has for your life. I ran cross country in high school. We’d go out to these golf courses and ...read more

  • A Name On The Bill Of Rights

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Oct 4, 2012
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     | 608 views

    A NAME ON THE BILL OF RIGHTS The Black Brigade or Black Regiment were the preachers, because they wore black robes. Black preachers, white preachers — they all wore black robes. And the British specifically blamed the preachers for the American Revolution. That's where the title "Black Regiment" ...read more

  • Lottery's Biggest Losers  PRO

    Contributed by Aaron Mishoe on Apr 3, 2012
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    LOTTERY'S BIGGEST LOSERS Winning the lottery isn’t a guaranteed ticket to the good life, as these previous winners can attest: --Jack Whittaker: This West Virginia businessman won $315 million in the Powerball lottery in 2002, the largest jackpot ever from a single ticket in American history ...read more

  • A "Kept" Woman  PRO

    Contributed by Aaron Mishoe on Mar 22, 2012
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    A "KEPT" WOMAN You see, there were a few times when I thought I would lose my mind, But GOD kept me sane. (Isa. 26:3) There were times when I thought I could go no longer, But the LORD kept me moving. (Gen 28:15) At times, I’ve wanted to lash out at those whom I felt had done me ...read more

  • A Darkened Mind

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Feb 15, 2012
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    A DARKENED MIND The god of this age, Satan, wants people to be blinded to the Truth. He loves a darkened mind. Sean Sellers was a willing mind. His parents were long haul truckers from Colorado. Sean filled the empty hours with the occult. He began with Dungeons and Dragons. The he ...read more

  • Love Is The Basic Need Of Human Nature, For ...

    Contributed by Dr Kory Letoa on Sep 6, 2011
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    Love is the basic need of human nature, for without it, life is disrupted emotionally, mentally, ...read more

  • On Action

    Contributed by Dr Kory Letoa on Sep 4, 2011
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    ON ACTION Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone. Charles de Gaulle Action should not be confused with haste. Lee Iacocca He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. J. F. ...read more

  • The Day You Enlisted

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Jun 7, 2011
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    THE DAY YOU ENLISTED I remember when I enlisted in the U.S. Army. It was at the height of the Viet Nam War. The year was 1967. I had a draft number and was probably going to be drafted – so I went down to the army recruiter and enlisted for three years. I signed on the dotted line, and ...read more

  • The Big Lie And Decoder Rings

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Mar 9, 2011
     | 440 views

    THE BIG LIE AND DECODER RINGS Here's the "Big Lie": You can sin and not die. We hear it all the time. The world trivializes sin. Much of the church trivializes sin. I have heard some pretty elaborate theories on how to sin and get away with it. Have you heard the one that God looks ...read more

  • Something He Didn't Do

    Contributed by Josh Cougle on Apr 6, 2010
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    SOMETHING HE DIDN'T DO My fourth daughter Kezzi is struggling through some things lately; one of them is lying. She's an obvious liar too. A month or so ago, someone left the milk out. Not a huge thing in itself, but Kezzi isn't supposed to pour the milk. Now that complicates it. I call all of ...read more

  • A Friend Of Mine Was Comfortable As The Senior ...

    Contributed by Dr. Mark Eckart on Jul 6, 2009
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    A friend of mine was comfortable as the senior pastor in a local church in the Midwest. The church paid well, took great care of his family, and he was positioned to advance in his denominational movement. However, one night he attended a camp service and was listening to a missionary speaker and ...read more

  • This Is Forgiveness

    Contributed by Dr. Mark Eckart on Jul 6, 2009
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    THIS IS FORGIVENESS I once invited a guest lecturer to speak to a counseling class I was teaching and ask him to specifically discuss the topic forgiveness. He told a powerful story from his own life that day to illustrate his point that we should forgive. His brother had many struggles, ...read more

  • Born Losers

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 28, 2009
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    BORN LOSERS Susan Boyle has taken the world by storm. Here is this middle aged homely spinster who has never been kissed--and she has won the hearts of not only Britain, but nearly everyone in the world. Why is that? Is it because she is such a fantastic singer? I don’t think so. There ...read more

  • John Wesley Grew Up In A Poor Pastors House... So ...

    Contributed by Josh Cougle on Apr 22, 2009
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    John Wesley grew up in a poor pastors house... so he didn’t expect any different... but because of his writings... he became one of the richest men in England. He knew that as people were coming to Jesus that they would stop wasting their money at bars… gambling… with drugs… with prostitutes... and ...read more

  • Have You Ever Heard The Old Timers Talk About The ...

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 21, 2009
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    Have you ever heard the old timers talk about the great blizzard of ’82 or ’85? When I was young they talked about the great blizzard of ’02 or ’04 – or whatever year it was. I heard and read about those great blizzards that would catch the ranchers unprepared and destroy many of them. Hundreds ...read more