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Steer clear of fear as you navigate troubled waters

This story may be closer to legend than fact, but when we heard it gave us pause. Here’s the st

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Earn ‘points’ by understanding, praising God’s grace

John Jewell tells the story of the man who came to the gates of heaven and was greeted by St. Peter.

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Positive benefits of pretending can lead to whole new life

There are things that matter because they are tangible, solid, real and objective. And there are thi

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Think deeply about all of the New Year’s possibilities

How do you celebrate the New Year? We’ve hailed the dawn of a fresh year in a whole variety of way

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The Christmas story: A way to ‘make it better’

Author Emil Brunner tells a story of 9-year-old Jenny, who had heard the Christmas story many times,

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Living sermons: Letting our actions do the talking

Fred Craddock was a formidable presence in the world of preaching for decades. As the Distinguished

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Let us love as God loves – indiscriminately

Do you remember Billy Carter, President Jimmy Carter’s brother? In Jimmy Carter’s book, “An Ho

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Step over your ‘thin black line’ into God’s embrace

Some years ago Nayda Cole wrote an article for the Park Ridge Center’s journal, Making the Rounds,

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You’re not home yet … stay close to God

We heard a story told by Ray Stedman about an elderly missionary couple who, many years ago, had spe

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Don’t go it alone: Needing others key to emotional survival

Do you remember the book “Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom? The book chronicles the conversa

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Focus on God’s constancy to avoid spiritual whiplash

Many centuries ago, there lived a reluctant prophet of God in the ancient land of Judah. It was a ve

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‘If your life is your sermon, what are you saying?’

Years and years ago at a preaching seminar, the leaders distributed materials to those of us in atte