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What Can I Do to Help the Church Grow?

A George Barna survey studied people who visited a local congregation. He found that 78 percent loved being greeted by individuals who sat around them at the end of the service. 72 percent did...

If Tomorrow Never Comes

If I knew it would be the last time that I’d see you fall asleep, I would tuck you in more tightly, and pray the Lord your soul to keep. If I knew it would be...
A little bit nervous about this business.

Christians Make Me Nervous

  “And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch” (Acts 11:26).  Christianity is under attack. It has always been and will always be. Why? The answer is found in the Scriptures: “This is the condemnation,...
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The ABCs of Scripture

A A soft answer turneth away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger. —Proverbs 15:1 B Be ye kind one to another. —Ephesians 4:32 C Create in me a clean heart, O God;...

One-Liner Church Wisdom

People are funny. They want the front of the bus, the middle of the road, and the back of the church building.  Opportunity may knock once, but temptation bangs on your door again...

Parental Guidance

Peter Pan came back to the silver screen through the imaginative perspective of Steven Spielberg’s Hook.  When Peter Pan originally opened as a play in London, author Sir J. M. Barrie found himself on the...
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The Day the Cricket Attended Church

AS A YOUTH, I squirmed through many a worship service. This particular Sunday was to have an added distraction. As soon as the preacher got up to deliver his sermon, a cricket walked out onto...

Seven Deadly Social Sins

Wealth without Work Pleasure without Conscience Education without Character Commerce without Morality Science without Humanity Worship without Sacrifice Politics without Principle - Author Unknown Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell...
Middle-aged woman with cancer dying

What about “Death Bed” Salvation?

The emphasis of the Bible concerning salvation is always on “today.”  Quoting Isaiah, Paul said, “In an acceptable time I have heard you, and in the day of salvation I have helped you. Behold, now...

The Maid of the Mist

The Bible can take it.