Growing Old Part 1: The Message

“Wisdom is better than weapons of war.” (Ecclesiastes 9:18)      “Wisdom” appears 234 times in the Bible. That would indicate that it is an important concept to grasp.  It has been defined quite properly as “knowledge gained from the multitude of experiences in life.” You can have an extensive knowledge of facts, yet not…

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Ministry in a Minute now in Translation!

What a blessing to be able to offer Ministry in a Minute, now translated into 100 different languages! I have been hoping for this opportunity to reach our friends in the Philippines in every way possible. Please let me know how accurate the translation is. What a great day!  We pray for each of you,…

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When Death Darkens Your Door

     We are by our very nature emotional creatures. Each new day brings new circumstances, and we adjust our emotions accordingly. Life unfortunately includes an appointment at some point to be introduced to the harsher realities of separation and loss. Grief often strikes suddenly and convincingly. Grief can bring even the strongest Christians to…

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Weathering Life’s Storms

Life has its heartaches, no doubt about that. There is a season for joy, as well as sorrow (Ecclesiastes 3). What can we do in the midst of the storm? I used the word “weathering” because it is rich with meaning. We aren’t simply “enduring” storms, we are weathering them. Weathering actually has two meanings: 1.…

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