Close Relationship

At a men's retreat, after I (Neil) spoke on the importance of being willing to forgive others, two brothers approached me. Both had once been married and had remarried, and one of the brothers hadn't been to church for seven years. He said, "Neil, my problem is...

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Dropping Into a Funnel

That brings me (Neil) to the first period of darkness for my family. When I was a pastor, our church became involved in an exciting building program. God had clearly guided us to a new property, and enabled us to build new facilities. Within months after those...

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Do Not Panic

So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. Galatians 5:16A young pilot who was flying in bad weather found himself in a difficult predicament when the weather changed for the worse. Visibility dropped to a matter of feet...

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Free Life in Christ

An undergraduate student stopped by my (Neil's) office one day and said that she was researching satanism, and wanted to ask me some questions. After talking with her for a few minutes, I suggested that she probably shouldn't be studying that subject."Why not?" She...

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Jesus Loves Me!

During the peak of the war in what was formerly Yugoslavia, I (Neil) was training Croatian pastors in a Christian refugee center. Listening in was a Bosnian refugee named Mohammed, who was raised in the Islamic tradition with all its fatalistic legalism. After...

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Neil T. Anderson