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  • 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 more

  • There Is Something So Indescribably Sweet And ...

    Contributed by Jordan Satterfield on Jan 11, 2013

    There is something so indescribably sweet and satisfying in the knowledge that a husband or wife has forgiven the other more

  • Finish Strong

    Contributed by Jeffrey Rowe on Dec 29, 2012

    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 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 more

  • Death Steals From Us

    Contributed by Jeffrey Rowe on Dec 29, 2012

    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. I’m more

  • A Name On The Bill Of Rights  PRO

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Oct 4, 2012
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    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" more

  • Lottery's Biggest Losers

    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 at more

  • A "Kept" Woman

    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 wrong, But the more

  • A Darkened Mind

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Feb 15, 2012

    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 began 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, more

  • On Action

    Contributed by Dr Kory Letoa on Sep 4, 2011

    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. more

  • The Day You Enlisted

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Jun 7, 2011

    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 before more

  • The Big Lie And Decoder Rings

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Mar 9, 2011

    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 through 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 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, and more

  • Born Losers

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 28, 2009

    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 are more

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

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 21, 2009

    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 more

  • 70% Of Americans Will Die Without A Will

    Contributed by Aaron Mishoe on Apr 2, 2009

    “70% of Americans will die without a will” (Dave Ramsey). If you die without a will, the state decides how to distribute your assets and even who will be the guardian of your children. Dave Ramsey says, “A will is a gift you leave your family or loved ones. It is more

  • Wealth ...

    Contributed by Aaron Mishoe on Apr 2, 2009

    Wealth Building Is getting rich wrong? The Bible says the love of money, not money itself is evil. What is your motivation in building wealth? John Wesley said, “Earn all you can, save all you can, give all you can.” Selfish reasons for wealth building will reveal pride and greed in our more

  • Some Say It Is Better To Stay In Debt On Your ...

    Contributed by Aaron Mishoe on Apr 2, 2009

    Some say it is better to stay in debt on your home so you don’t lose the deduction. Let’s look at the math. “If you have a home with a payment of around $900, and the interest portion is $830 per month, you have paid around $10,000 in interest that year, which creates a tax deduction” of around more