Category Archives: Strength

“AMERICA – WE HAVE A PROBLEM”

We all remember that radio transmission from Apollo 13, “Houston, we have a problem.” Well, America has a problem…an illiteracy problem… Biblical illiteracy to be precise. A recent LifeWay Survey reports only 22% say they spend time reading God’s Word … Continue reading

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“HERE’S HOPE”

How many of you have heard the story of Lt. Hiro Onada?  Most have not.  Lt. Onada was a Japanese solider in World War II.  He had been sent to guard an obscure island in the Philippines, which he did, … Continue reading

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“MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE CHURCH”

It is admittedly an unpleasant topic. We might even say it is the problem no one wants to talk about. But consider that each year suicide claims approximately 40,000 lives in America. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of … Continue reading

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TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT CULTURE

Today I want to talk to you about how to teach your teenagers about relating to the non-believing cultural influences they encounter every day. Here are some ways to get started: 1. Emphasize God’s desire to transform culture. As Christians … Continue reading

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“THAT EARLY MORNING TIME WITH GOD”

According to Barna Research, seventy-three percent of practicing Christians say keeping up with culture and trends is of personal importance to them. This is just slightly more than the national average of 71%. So for many, that means beginning their … Continue reading

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“24/7, 365”

Steve Rogers wrote something recently in Mature Living magazine that encouraged my heart. He wrote about the world in which we live and all the evil, discouragement, and mischief that is taking place. You can turn on the news at … Continue reading

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“TEENS AND STRESS”

According a recent study by the American Psychological Association, teens across America today are feeling high stress levels that negatively affect every area of their lives. More than a quarter (27%) say they experience extreme stress during the school year, … Continue reading

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