Category Archives: Mercy

“RESPONDING TO A FRIEND WHO HAS WALKED AWAY FROM GOD”

We all know someone who has lost interest in spiritual things. Maybe that person has stopped attending church.  How is one to respond to a friend who seemingly walks away from God? David Sanford’s article in the Winter issue of … 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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“DON’T TRY TO MAIL IT IN”

I was reading this morning in WORLD magazine and came across an advertisement from Beeson Divinity School that caught my eye. It said, “Ministry happens in person…” Our church Nominating Committee will be presenting its 2014-15 report for adoption this … Continue reading

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“THEY ARE US”

You probably think you don’t know them, but you do. They are our brothers and sisters in Christ. They are among the thousands of Christians around the world who have recently been killed, tortured, imprisoned, or otherwise persecuted for their … Continue reading

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“HERE’S HOPE!”

The phrase “Here’s Hope” is the theme for our church’s Bible Conference, June 7-8. But it is more than a theme. It should be what is on our lips. Our three guest speakers are all going to address how to … Continue reading

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“KINDNESS”

CBS News recently ran a story about a man named Dan Dewey.  Dan got acquainted with cancer patients at a Royal Oaks, Michigan, hospital when his father was a patient there.  His father quit coming seven years ago, but Dan … Continue reading

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HOW TO DEAL WITH CONFLICT

Whenever people are relating to one another, there will be conflict. That is true whether we are talking about family members, friends, co-workers, and even church relationships. The Scripture doesn’t hesitate to report about the conflicts that existed between Bible … Continue reading

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