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Lighthouses

Principles are natural laws. Gravity is a principle. You toss an apple in the air, it is coming back down. Principles also govern human interaction. Example of principles are honesty, hard work, respect, service, patience, responsibility, love, and justice. Here is a story to illustrate how we should look at the principles in life: Following…

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Enemies Everywhere

Enemies come from everywhere. Some are right out in the open. Just turn on the news and you can see the enemy of the world is ISIS. You can also see that Christians have enemies. Across the world they are being persecuted but in America this persecution is more subtle but it has started. The…

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2017 Roundabouts

Alone is different from being lonely. Lonely is without sympathetic or friendly companionship or support. You can be lonely at Time Square on New Year’s Eve. Being alone is being separate, apart, isolated from others … sounds lonely, but not always so. It can be a time of renewal. It can be a space where you…

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This Better Be Good

Our church had a special Christmas service this year. It was advertised as a Christmas party  for the whole family. ‘Jingle Jam’  was where the Christmas Story came to life with drama, music, games, video, and story-telling. There were kids everywhere. There were cookies, hot chocolate, picture taking, decorated trees, and of course, a few…

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Between Calm and Chaos

At Christmas time she is talked about more than any time of the year. Her humbleness and willingness to obey God against all odds stands out as a role model to all of us. She was just an ordinary teenager that was engaged to be married. She had hopes and dreams that all young women…

Do You See?

I hate divorce. My first marriage ended in divorce. It has happened several times in my own family. I hate it. When I am approached by someone who wants me to talk to a couple who have their mind-set on divorce, most of the time it’s too late. Where I want to make a difference…

Taking On Some INTERFERENCE?

While I was getting ready for work, I listened to a Kyle Idleman’s video on his book “Not a Fan.” He talked about that moment in a relationship when you talk between the two of you, and ask, “Where is this going?” He called it the DTR moment. That is where you Define the Relationship.…