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Life Applications

Who Needs Church?

Church is a really slippery topic. In the minds of some people, the word conjures up visions of the Crusaders, Catholic Europeans who called themselves …

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Wake-Up Call

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Are your kids giving you a hard time? I once read about a 12-year-old girl who “set her sleeping mother’s bed on fire and took …

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It Wasn’t Jesus

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I am sorry for what religion has done to you, friend. I’m sorry for the religion that shamed you, scolded you, judged you, and knocked …

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On Being Mute

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Thirteen days ago, I lost my voice. At first, it was simply croaky, squeaky, and scratchy. By the next day, however, it was gone. Days …

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Identity In Christ

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People tend to place their identity in what they think they are. Studies validate this, but so do common sense and experience. For instance, which …

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Coming to the Father

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Several years ago, Marine Major Brian Dennis befriended a dog during his patrols in Iraq. The dog, whom he named Nubs, had been purposefully abused …

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Loving Yourself

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My friend Pamela saw herself as one giant failure. Her negative feelings about her past, present, and future enveloped her like a heavy fog. She …

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Growing Through Trials

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I know a guy who watches the stock market closely. Now, I know that there are many people today that are watching the market closely, but …

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Why Read the Bible?

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He was born Alexei Maximovich Peshkov but renamed himself Maxim Gorky. (“Gorky” in Russian means “bitter.”) In one of this famous writer’s best plays, The …

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