Be The Light

Allergy Shots

It was December when we visited the beautiful country of New Zealand. Christmastime, to be exact. I knew that New Zealanders had reverse seasons from those who live in the northern hemisphere, and this was precisely why New Zealand was my number one choice of where to...

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Teaching Your Children to Love the Lord, Part E… Sharing Successes and Failures: Bringing up Kids God’s Way, Part 9

We learned that one of the most important steps in helping your child to have a personal relationship with Jesus is to become a spiritual pillar for them.The problem is, this thought scares people. They think that being a spiritual pillar means you are never bent, you...

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Faith Costs

Mark 14:43 Just as he was speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, appeared. With him was a crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests, the teachers of the law, and the elders.Yesterday, I received a report from a small community in Nigeria in which a...

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A Fleeting Shadow

Man is like a breath; his days are like a fleeting shadow. ~ Psalm 144:4Every time I fly over a large body of water, I imagine opening the window of the jet and pouring out my coffee into the immense body of water below. I imagine the time that I spend on this earth...

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Being Involved, but Not Committed

I recall once when at a church I was attending, the pastor asked if I would help him set up a visitation program for his Sunday School. The church was among the finest in the city, and in a prime location.Located on a major U.S. highway, directly across the avenue...

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