Category Archives: Christian Living

The Best Cure

After giving a lecture on mental health, psychiatrist Karl Menninger fielded questions from the audience. “What advice would you give a person who felt a nervous breakdown coming on?” someone asked. Dr. Menninger replied, “Lock up your house, go across … Continue reading

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Tribute to the King

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. Few people have ever been as talented as Presley, nor have many experienced the popularity that he attained. He had an influence on music that is unrivaled. Elvis was … Continue reading

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No Need for Change!

A little boy was overheard praying, “Lord, don’t change me too much. I’m pretty happy the way I am!” Few adults would ever utter such a prayer, but many betray a similar attitude with their actions. They seem to be … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

We have all heard stories about the power of prayer. I just heard one that offered a different perspective on the subject. One of my friends was talking about his jail ministry. He has had the opportunity to talk with … Continue reading

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Stockholm Syndrome

The Stockholm Syndrome is a reaction that people sometimes have in a frightening situation such as being held hostage or experiencing abuse. It involves a paradoxical emotional bond that develops between the victims and the one holding them hostage or … Continue reading

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Who Is Serving Whom?

I recently read a parody about a man who made a very important decision about Jesus. This fellow chose to accept Jesus as his personal…butler! This witty commentary shows the attitude that many people have towards Jesus. They claim that … Continue reading

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On the Move

A recent Garfield cartoon had the ever optimistic Jon proclaiming, “Nothing can stop me!” To which the lethargic Garfield replied, “Nothing can start me!” This seems to describe two different types of church members you find in most congregations. On … Continue reading

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A Person’s Worth

Soccer star Neymar has just become the most expensive player in the history of the sport. A blockbuster deal that was completed Thursday sent Neymar from the Barcelona team to Paris Saint-Germain. The cost of the transfer? A mere $262 … Continue reading

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Carry on the Tradition

The upcoming football season at a middle school in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has been cancelled because the school can’t find any coaches. Ironically, the school is named after legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Administrators at Lombardi Middle School … Continue reading

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Like an Animal

A newborn calf is getting a lot of attention because it bears a striking resemblance to Gene Simmons, front man for the rock group KISS. The calf, which is named Genie, was born Friday on a ranch near Kerrville, Texas, … Continue reading

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