Got A Light?

Psalm 119:105 “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” Would you all agree that… 1. We are all on a Path?2. We are either moving forward, moving backward or standing still?3. Our hope is that our journey is a happy and successful one. Another question- What are you

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Thirsty?

John 4:14 “But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” Science says that my body is composed of 55% to 65% water. I need water for my

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Sheep Talk

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of

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The Book

Revelation 3:5 “The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life.  I will confess his name before my father and before his angels.” In another passage found in Exodus, God says that those who have sinned against Him would be

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That’s A Great Church!

What makes a great church anyway?  There are a tremendous number of opinions and ideas of what a “great” church looks and feels like.  Is it a certain amount of people who attend regularly every weekend?  Is it the programs offered?  Is it the layout of the facility?  Is it the involvement in the community? 

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Pray For Anything?

Mark 11:24 From Jesus… “I tell you, you can pray for anything, and if you believe that you’ve received it, it will be yours.” Many believers have difficulty accepting this verse. Many scholars dismiss it and bury it in an opinionated context. After all, you can’t just ask for anything, you want. correct? How do

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A scientific perspective

Doesn’t religion divide people and cause violence? Aren’t more people killed in the name of religion than for any other reason? Identifying as a Christian sometimes means getting lumped with every religious whacko, sociopath, and nut job. So, for perspective, I made a list of scientific facts that many scientists would like to distance themselves

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Tested by a bison

I love my brother a lot more than I love where he lives – North Dakota. In order to get to his house, you must fly eight hours. Then you drive eight hours. And then, unfortunately, you are in North Dakota. It’s a state with barely two outstanding features. First, North Dakota is the third-largest nuclear

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Pace yourself

He picked me up from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport and drove us to Marquette, Michigan, a little town on the coast of the upper peninsula. This town of some 20,000 residents boasted a college and a quaint downtown area. But we weren’t students or tourists. We were on a mission – two high school buddies ready to tackle 26.2

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You can’t get there from here

Like most men, I did it in protest. I asked for directions. The event preceded GPS, even MapQuest. And my knowledge of the backroads of Ripley County, Indiana betrayed my summer farm construction employment. I approached him in one of our Ford work trucks and the farmer looked friendly enough. That is not as much

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A disordered quiz

How many of these describe you? –You have a hard time waiting the five seconds it takes to “skip advertisement” before watching an internet video. –Sometimes you eat meals while driving to an appointment you’re late for. –When a crisis occurs you think, “Not today.” –There are things in your house that should be fixed,

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