My Take On Halloween, As A Believer

I’ve read a few articles lately about whether Christians should participate in Halloween.  I actually think it’s a worthwhile discussion and something that every believer should examine for themselves. I also believe that we should respect one another’s freedom to decide. When I was a child, we went trick or treating. We never spent money …

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Two Distractions We Must Overcome If We Are To Live On Mission

One of my favorite scriptures is Lamentations 3:22-23: The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. I don’t know about you, but I set a lot of goals for myself, but I don’t seem to accomplish a lot of them. I see changes …

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Adorned: Living Out The Beauty Of The Gospel Together (Book Review)

Our neighborhood ladies’ Bible study is doing something a little different this time. Instead of a traditional “Bible study” we are reading and discussing the book, Adorned: Living Out The Beauty Of The Gospel Together, by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.  This is unusual for me, for although I love reading books, I believe spiritual growth is …

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Marriage: Devotion or Distraction?

The topic of marriage is an interesting one in today’s culture.  Current statistics indicate that 42-50% of all marriages will end in divorce.  Gay marriage is legal in all fifty states.  And more than 7.5 million unmarried couples are living together in America (15 million people).  According to one website, that’s a 138% increase since …

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