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What We Do Matters!

Matthew 25:21  His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave; You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.’ Have you heard of “the butterfly effect”?  The Butterfly Effect is a book by...

The Demise of Sears

In the June 2019 Fortune magazine, I found an incredibly interesting article on Sears. In 1969, 2/3 of Americans shopped at Sears in any given quarter, and its sales were 1% of the entire US economy. Certainly, that is not the case today. The authors compared Sears’...

Forgiveness

Dear Friends, Psalm 103:12 As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.             I like to think of myself as a moral person, as a good Christian.  But do I really know myself as God knows me. He knows my evil thoughts, my...

Various Trials

“For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake …“ Philippians 1:29 “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces...

Characteristics of a Leader

I recently read an article in the Birmingham Business Journal written by Billy Arcement entitled, “What Great Leaders have in Common”. It succinctly illustrates many of the principles contained in exceptional business books like Jim Collins Good to Great, and Patrick...

Letter to a Friend

This is a letter I wrote years ago to a friend of mine who believes all will go to heaven.  This might prove helpful in your sharing with others. It would seem to be a wonderful thing for God to allow all people into heaven. No matter what you have done, what your...

The Lord is My Shepherd

My shepherd. What a wonderful and intimate picture of our Lord. Psalm 23 is probably the most beloved and quoted psalm in the Scriptures. In those six verses there are 28 personal pronouns that are used. It speaks of God’s intimacy with us. We find the imagery of...

The Word of God

God’s word. What a blessing that God’s gave us a personal letter consisting of His deeds and His character! We have the ability to open that letter every single day. So many persecuted Christians in the world do not have that privilege. Wouldn’t we want to open it,...

Forgiveness

Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Dear friends, There is an amazing amount of hurt in this world. We are flawed human beings. We live in a broken world. We are not immune to disease, suffering,...

Everything We Do Matters

Matthew 25:21  His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave; You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.’ Have you heard of “the butterfly effect”?  The Butterfly Effect is a book by...

New Year, Same Desire, Same Purpose

As we approach 2019, what is the desire of your heart? What makes you want to get up in the morning? For some of us that is getting harder to do: physically, mentally, relationally, even spiritually. For some it seems like it is an endless amount of problems,...

Giving Thanks

I’ve been meditating on Psalm 92, a song for the Sabbath. It is a wonderful psalm of corporate worship and praise. Allow me to share a few thoughts with you. The first sentence says, “It is good to give thanks to the Lord to sing praises… to declare your steadfast...

October 9, 2018

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8   Pray for each Director Amy, Rob, Bob, Jay and Phil Pray that each of us will do justice, love...

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