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Are You Sure?

At a recent press conference, President Trump asked a reporter, “Are you sure you are a reporter?” I don’t know the context of the exchange, but I think that is a legitimate question to ask many who work in the … Continue reading

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Bosses and Leaders

A boss instills fear; a leader instills confidence. A boss creates resentment; a leader creates enthusiasm. A boss say, “I”; a leader says, “We.” A boss fixes blame; a leader fixes mistakes. A boss knows how; a leader shows how. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Harvest

Autumn is the time of year when farmers work long hours to harvest their crops. Months after the ground was prepared and the seed was planted, the grain is finally ready to pick. The ripe soybeans and corn are gathered … Continue reading

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What Love Is

Here is a collection of children’s responses to the question, “What is love?” “When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his … Continue reading

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Without Grumbling

A man decided to join a monastery that had a strict code of silence. Each monk was only allowed to speak once every five years, and then he was only allowed two words. The monk worked hard for five years, … Continue reading

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Heartfelt Prayer

“When you pray, rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart.”—John Bunyan. Have you ever wanted to pray about something, but you didn’t really know what to say to God? I know that I have felt … Continue reading

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Puppy Love

I’d like to share a story I heard from Randy Gariss. I am recalling this story from memory, so forgive me if I don’t tell it as well as Randy does. One day a fellow noticed that there was a … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention

October is Fire Prevention Month. People are being urged to be cautious so as not to start any kind of fire that might get out of control and do serious damage to life and property. Fire that is out of … Continue reading

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Practical Atheists

John Stonestreet is a commentator for BreakPoint, a Christian worldview ministry established by Chuck Colson in 1991. Stonestreet recently wrote, “What if a time-traveler from the early church secretly followed you from Monday until Saturday evening, would they be able … Continue reading

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Warning!

As I was driving this morning, I saw a dog up ahead venture out of his owner’s yard and begin to sniff at something dead on the road. I immediately slowed down and blew my horn to warn him to … Continue reading

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