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Rest for Your Soul

Not only must the inner sanctuary be kept right with God, but the outer courts as well are to be brought into perfect accord with God. (1) In these words Oswald Chambers states the obvious, your outer life needs to match your … Continue reading

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God Made Me This Way

“God made me this way!” “Really!  Do you really believe God made you a grumpy, self-centered, impatient clod?” … the conversation paused. Now, I would understand if someone who believes in evolution and unintelligent design said this.   I would also pity … Continue reading

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Living Above Circumstances

Never live above your means!  Always live above your circumstances! When I took a month long mission trip to Malawi, called the Warm Heart of Africa, I encountered the happiest people I had ever met. Malawi is one of the 10 poorest … Continue reading

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Real Christians Laugh

Then our mouth was filled with laughter,  and our tongue with shouts of joy. Psalm 126:2 Christians are not known for promoting laughter. Sarah laughed at God when He told her that she would give birth to a child in … Continue reading

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Welcoming Difficulty

Americans are funny people. While we yearn for life on easy street, we are attracted to people who have made their way despite a long season of difficulty in their lives. While we are drawn to heroes who have overcome … Continue reading

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There are no atheists …

… in foxholes, the science lab, or the back pew. There are no atheists anywhere.  Every one is a person of faith. The scientist, the atheist, the egomaniac, and the Christian are all people of faith.  Everyone believes in something, … Continue reading

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Hospital Visits

If you want to see me, go to the hospital!  This has been one of my go-to lines as a pastor for much of my ministry.  I love making hospital visits.  If I fail to visit someone in the hospital, … Continue reading

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