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STAFF ONLY

“He charged them to take nothing for their journey except a STAFF -no bread, no bag, no money in their belts” -Mark 6:8 I recently heard multiple pastors and theologians explain the use of the staff in ancient days. Nomadic peoples and shepherds relied upon the staff...

Reboot – Come Expecting

As we awaken each day, it’s like a reboot. As we wake up, we can start thanking God for all the blessings in our lives. During our morning prayer call, on our church conference call, Peggy shared with us a list of Fifty things she was so grateful for. She shared many...

OK TO PRAY

Increasingly it’s become unpopular or even unacceptable to pray publicly in America. Our public schools want nothing of prayer in the schools, despite the fact that right up until 1962, it was the norm to pray in the classroom to start the day. High school football...
STAFF ONLY

STAFF ONLY

“He charged them to take nothing for their journey except a STAFF -no bread, no bag, no money in their belts” -Mark 6:8 I recently heard multiple pastors and theologians explain the use of the staff...

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Reboot – Come Expecting

Reboot – Come Expecting

As we awaken each day, it’s like a reboot. As we wake up, we can start thanking God for all the blessings in our lives. During our morning prayer call, on our church conference call, Peggy shared...

read more
OK TO PRAY

OK TO PRAY

Increasingly it’s become unpopular or even unacceptable to pray publicly in America. Our public schools want nothing of prayer in the schools, despite the fact that right up until 1962, it was the...

read more
GET UP

GET UP

“For the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.” Proverbs 24:16 Rejoice not over me, O my enemy; when I fall, I shall rise; when I sit in darkness,...

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The Father’s Love

The Father’s Love

John 3:16 For God so loved the world he gave His one and only Son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. 1 John 3:1 See what great love God has for us that we should be...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Let’s begin with a bit of Christmas trivia: Did you know “Jingle Bells” was originally a song written for Thanksgiving and not Christmas? Thurl Ravenscroft is the vocalist for the Christmas classic,...

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PLUS, MINUS, EQUAL

PLUS, MINUS, EQUAL

He was voted “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990’s. He held World Championship Belts in multiple weight classes and disciplines. In short, this guy was A BEAST! His name is Frank Shamrock. I know...

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GIVE THANKS

GIVE THANKS

Give Thanks Thanksgiving is so much more than turkey and football. When you praise and thank God, you invite God's glory and presence into your heart and into the room. Jesus’s words in Isiah 61:3:...

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PRISON BARS OR GUARDRAILS

PRISON BARS OR GUARDRAILS

"All things are lawful for me," but not all things are helpful. "All things are lawful for me," but I will not be dominated by anything.  1 Corinthians 6:12 The Apostle Paul, in writing to the...

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A Recipe for Joy

A Recipe for Joy

Joy is the birthright of every child of God!! I will always remember the pure joy that filled me the day I prayed a simple prayer of faith. It was the day I received Jesus as my Lord and my Savior....

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CANCEL CULTURE

CANCEL CULTURE

1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3...

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A MESSAGE FROM THE KING

A MESSAGE FROM THE KING

“How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they...

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UNIQUELY CREATED BY GOD

UNIQUELY CREATED BY GOD

When King David wrote Psalm 139, he recognized that the days of his life were written in God's book before he was even born. He acknowledged that God knows everything, is everywhere and is the...

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The Word

The Word

Philip Mauro (1859-1952) was a successful lawyer and had a knack for being part of the century's most epic events. He was aboard the USS Carpathia that rescued the survivors of the Titanic (Leonardo...

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FLIP IT

FLIP IT

“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”  -Romans 8:28 We have this painting hanging in our church headquarters...

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PURSUE YOUR DREAM

PURSUE YOUR DREAM

Many people spend a lifetime chasing after dreams only to find emptiness in the accomplishment. There is something missing an unfulfilled longing. Dream chasing is only relevant when it is rooted in...

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July has been around for a while. Did you ever wonder who dreamed this up in the first place? Come to find out, it was started in 1933 at a girls' camp in North Carolina. The first...

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KINGS DON’T FIGHT ALONE

KINGS DON’T FIGHT ALONE

I’m a huge fan of those nature shows you occasionally see on “Discovery Channel” or “National Geographic”. I’m always filled with awe as I see, on display, the beauty, and creativity of God....

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Encourage Someone Today

Encourage Someone Today

Former Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was in an epic 0-54 hitting slump. Nothing was working for him. Each time he came to the plate the pressure to get a hit grew stronger and...

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