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For His People of Valor

  A boy wanted to be a doctor. As a child his parents gave him a toy doctor kit and he would hold the plastic stethoscope to the chest of stuffed animals and give pretend shots to anyone who would allow him to put the plastic syringe to their arm.  As he grew he would […]

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It’s in the DNA

My fathers side of the family is recognized by “the chin.” Most of my cousins have inherited this feature, including myself. When my children were babies they looked like their father. As they grew they developed some of my features; big eyes and dimples. Mostly, they took on my mannerisms, no doubt because of my […]

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It’s a mission field out there!

I wish I had something profound or witty to write. I sit at my laptop and stare…   It is not that I don’t have thoughts, but I am finding it difficult to convey them. Perhaps the thoughts are meant for me alone? Maybe God is showing me something and I need to wait for Him […]

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Higher Calling

This morning I was challenged through a devotional by Oswald Chambers. The title of this day’s devotion was: Is He Really My Lord? How is that for a point blank question? It is definitely a call for introspection, isn’t it? Oswald goes on to say; “Have you received a ministry from the Lord? If so, […]

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The Violent Take it by Force; an open letter to the church

Most of us would not hesitate to defend a helpless person. If we see an elderly person fall down we would help them up. Or if we see a small child alone and lost in a city street, we would stop and call the authorities; it would be impossible for us to turn a blind […]

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Beauty for Ashes

Shame does something to a person. It produces a judgement of guilt and unrelenting condemnation. Shame distorts a person. It suffocates the future and feeds on regret. The showering of fear hinders growth and stifles a person from becoming who they were created to be. When I think of people in the Bible who overcame […]

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Spiritual Father’s Day

This is for all the Spiritual Fathers out there and to all the men who answered the call and gave… You may never know on this side of eternity the impact you have had and the difference you made, but God knows, and the fatherless children know. Thank you for standing up and being the […]

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He Is All You Need

Sometimes people come into your life and you love them… but, they don’t don’t. Sometimes you see what could be… but, they can’t. And you are tempted to hold on a little longer, wait and see, because it is hard to let go. But, there comes a time when you have to just listen and […]

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We are NOT Slaves! We are His Sons & Daughters!

Click HERE to listen while you read this Therefore there is now no condemnation [no guilty verdict, no punishment] for those who are in Christ Jesus [who believe in Him as personal Lord and Savior].  For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has […]

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Distracted From Your Purpose

  Pesky distractions, we have all been  guilty of this at times, huh. We set our mind to something and we promise ourselves we are gong to be productive… tomorrow. Then tomorrow comes and there is that distraction that seems so important at the time. I mean, come on now, we all know the world […]

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