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FOMO


In this ever expanding digital world that has the ability to connect people from all over the globe, a new phenomenon is taking place. It is called FOMO, or the fear of missing out. People are concerned about catching onto the latest social media trend too late or not being able to tweet while the […]

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Live And Learn


I have learned many things in life.  Some have been simple lessons, such as not touching a hot stove with your bare hand.  Others have been more complicated, such as learning that when your wife is hinting at something she is really telling you that you should just do it.  We live and we learn […]

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He Chose Us


As I sit here on a rainy morning I can’t help but think about the grace of God.  It has been a constant on my mind lately.  My mind almost immediately goes to the question, why choose me?  Out of all the people that God could have chosen, why am I the one that he […]

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The Discipline of the Lord


“Whom the Lord loves he disciplines.” Ouch. Those are not the words we really want to hear from the Bible. Yet these words reflect the attitude of a loving Father towards his children. Discipline isn’t a bad word, it is a necessary word. Many people read blogs, and even the scriptures, to feel better about […]

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David: A Character Study


It would be difficult to do a character profile of important people in the Bible, and not mention David.  He was a key member in the ancestry of Jesus Christ.  He was also the greatest king that Israel ever had. There wasn’t much about David that was impressive.  He was anointed king, but only after […]

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Paul: A Character Study


The Apostle Paul accomplished a lot in his life.  He traveled the known world preaching the gospel.  He was thrown into prison for the cause of Christ, but he continued to preach anyway.  His resume would dwarf the resume of any other preacher who has ever lived.  Yet, there is also no other person who […]

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Lives That Matter


Everyone wants to live a life that matters.  No matter who you are or where you are from, we all want to make a difference.  I recently concluded a Bible study in which I did character profiles of important characters in the Bible.  One of the driving things of all of them is that they […]

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Setting Goals In 2019


Have you set goals for yourself this year? If not, I encourage you to do so. You may not be able to reach every goal but setting them will challenge you to, at the minimum, strive for them. The importance of planning and setting goals is addressed many times throughout the Bible, here is one […]

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Why Forgive?


There are certain words in Christianity that make us cringe.  Words and phrases like “sacrifice” or “love your enemies” are things that we don’t really like to talk about. The word “forgiveness” is also one of these words.  But just because we don’t like to talk about them doesn’t mean they are not important.  Usually […]

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The Blessing of Suffering


Suffering is a word that we would like to avoid at all costs.  No one likes to suffer, because it’s uncomfortable.  We would all like to live quiet, peaceful lives for the rest of our existence, and never have to worry about anything.  Unfortunately life is not like that.  If you are breathing you will […]

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