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a long or a short ride what will it be?

THE RIDE Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. It was a cowboy’s life, a life for someone who wanted no boss. What I didn’t realize was that it was also a ministry. Because I drove the … Continue reading

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the first Adam and the last Adam

One failed and brought death on all His descendants. The other was faithful, bringing life through His death and resurrection. And if we take the time to read Scripture more carefully, we see how deeply the parallels run. The ways … Continue reading

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full or empty ??

FULL OR EMPTY? By Heather Spears Kallus There are many people in our world.  Yes, and people can be so very different in their views, temperaments, attitudes, and personalities.  Some of us can be easy-going, flexible, and upbeat, while others … Continue reading

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a Pebble story

Many years ago in a small  village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was an awful, mean man, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed a … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13 paraphrased…Love

LOVE: A PARAPHRASE OF 1 CORINTHIANS 13 If I talk a lot about God and the Bible and the Church, but I fail to ask about your needs and then help you, I’m simply making a lot of empty religious … Continue reading

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What is Love from the mouths of children

WHAT IS LOVE? A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4-8 year olds, “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think: “When … Continue reading

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a twist on the Prodigal Son

FATHER, GIVE ME MY SHARE OF THE ESTATE   A long time ago, Jesus old a story about what it is like to come home. Specifically, what it’s like to come home to our Father in heaven with no more … Continue reading

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Women’s Seminar on love and marriage

A group of women were at a seminar on how to live in a loving relationship with their husbands. The women were asked, “How many of you love your husband?” All the women raised their hands. Then they were asked, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is approaching.   It’s time to buy a padlock, book a flight to Paris with your true love, and be “love-locked” happily ever after. That’s what tens of thousands of couples have been doing for the better part … Continue reading

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Squirrels in Church

Three churches in town were overrun with squirrels. After much prayer, the elders of the first church determined that the animals were predestined to be there. Who were they to interfere with God’s will?  They did nothing, and the squirrels … Continue reading

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