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The Lonely Road

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    The Lonely Road By Dr. Ray Rooney, Jr. “Oh, so you only want to work one day a week.” I can’t tell you how many times I heard that when people found out that I was entering the ministry back in 1986. The sad thing is that a) they weren’t joking and b) they were […]

    The Ways We Betray Jesus

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      The Ways We Betray Jesus By Jordan Chamblee Probably more infamous than any other name in the Bible, except Satan, is Judas Iscariot. His name has become synonymous with everything that is treacherous and false. A trusted man among the twelve disciples, none would have suspected him of stooping so low as to turn against […]

      A Man, a Wheelchair, and Overflowing Joy

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        A Man, a Wheelchair, and Overflowing Joy By Jonathan C. Brentner He was perhaps the most joyous and Spirit-filled believer I had seen up to that point in my life. Though it was decades ago, I remember the joy that beamed from Paul Lundgren’s face as he sang. I also recall the sight of Paul, […]

        Power: Praying against Evil; Praying for Good

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          Power: Praying against Evil; Praying for Good By Dr. Robert Youngblood “Surely his salvation is near those who fear him, that his glory may dwell in our land.” – Psalm 85:9 “I do not pray that You should take them out of the world, but that You should keep them from the evil one.” – […]

          Integrity: What Else Do You Have?

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            Integrity: What Else Do You Have? By Dr. Jerry Newcombe The recent Kavanaugh kerfuffle underscores an important lesson for us all: Your integrity is your most important asset. Period. What else does anyone have, ultimately? Meanwhile, there are trolls amongst us who don’t care about truth and other people’s reputations. Writing for thecollegefix.com (10/5/18), Daniel […]

            Your Pastor’s Wife

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              Your Pastor’s Wife By Stacy Singh For my growing up years all the way through college, I had a favorite slogan: “I will never, period, never marry a pastor.” Not that I was opposed to the pastoral function or had anything against any individual pastors. It’s just that the role of a pastor’s wife looked […]

              What’s God Doing in These Last Days?

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                What’s God Doing in These Last Days? By Jonathan C. Brentner Have you ever wondered what God is doing during these last days? Why does wickedness abound all around us? Why do believers endure so much personal sorrow and even persecution? The Lord spoke to my heart about these things through JD Farag’s special update […]

                The Danger of Sleeping in Church

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                  The Danger of Sleeping in Church By Joseph Parker Acts 20:7-12 holds an interesting account about sleeping in church with implications and lessons we can use today. These allow us to stay awake at the wheel so we can drive forward with the purpose God has given us for the church. In this account, the […]

                  Desire Versus Reality

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                    Desire Versus Reality By Dr. Ray Rooney, Jr. Why don’t Christians keep their antiquated views and opinions in their churches and to themselves? They should just let people live out their lives the way they want. They’re just interfering bigoted hate mongers!” Those, and other charges have been bandied about by political and religious progressives […]

                    We Don’t Need Social Media

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                      We Don’t Need Social Media By Jordan Chamblee What would life be like if we only checked social media once a day? How about once every week? How would our lives change if we spent more time on what we actually need instead of being pacified by the things we don’t need? If I had […]