Monthly Archives: February 2012

A DISCONNECTED GENERATION

Three out of five young Christians disconnect from the local church either permanently or for an extended period of time after the age of fifteen. In an effort to combat this trend, the Barna Group conducted nationwide research to discover … Continue reading

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SUCCESS

Robert Fulghum is a popular author. In one of his bestsellers he listed nine rules for being handy around the house. Rule #8 caught my attention. “If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success.” As one who is not very … Continue reading

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HELP SOMEONE ELSE

I don’t have to tell you that we are living in tough times. There are a lot of folks out there still losing their jobs due to the downturned economy. There are a lot of hurting families who have lost … Continue reading

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FRIENDS

The longer I live the more I treasure true friends.  A person is blessed if he or she has even a few really close friends.  That is one of the really great things about church life.  Church is a place … Continue reading

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“MARRIAGES CAN GET BETTER”

Here we are on Valentine’s Day. It is a happy day in many ways. Husbands and wives typically share gifts affirming their devotion and commitment to one another. But even on Valentine’s Day, there are many unhappy people out there…many … Continue reading

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“IT’S A GAME”

On January 4, 2006 University of Texas football coach Mack Brown won the biggest game of his three-decade coaching career. On that day his team rallied to overcome a 12-point deficit against the University of Southern California to win the … Continue reading

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ETERNITY

Question…   How gripped are you by the eternal destiny of your unsaved friends and loved ones? Too many times we become almost comfortable with the lost condition of people we know. Maybe they don’t seem interested in spiritual things or … Continue reading

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