Category Archives: Christian Living

Ready to Serve

At the age of 19, Kenneth Smith was a proud member of the Army Air Forces. He became a B-24 pilot and served in WWII. Smith was shot down and held captive for five-and-a-half months at a prisoner of war … Continue reading

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Finding Food

My wife and I have a couple of bird feeders outside our living room window. It took a while for the birds to figure out that this source of food was available, but once they did, they entertained us with … Continue reading

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Now That God Has Our Attention!

“And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.”—Romans 13:11. God doesn’t want us to spiritually sleepwalk through … Continue reading

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We’re Ready!

Many communities have signs along the road advertising that they are a “Storm Ready County” or a “Work Ready Community”. Sometimes both of these signs are displayed at the same location. I suppose that they want to convey the message that … Continue reading

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Let Us Pray

Today is the National Day of Prayer. While the Bible urges us to “pray continually” (1 Thess.5:17), many of us could use reminders that we need to talk to God more regularly and more meaningfully. Occasionally I will read a … Continue reading

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BLESS People

If you are like many people, you sometimes need a little help in organizing your prayers. Someone once came up with the acronym B.L.E.S.S. as a method of praying for people. It goes like this. “B” stands for body. You … Continue reading

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Traveling Man

There was a man who had lived in the Midwest all of his life. He lived in the same small town, in the same neighborhood, on the same street, in the same house. He was satisfied with small town living. … Continue reading

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How to Succeed In a Crisis

One of my favorite books of the Bible is Nehemiah. There we see several principles of how to succeed in a crisis. The Israelites had been exiled for many years. The walls of Jerusalem had been torn down and there … Continue reading

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Led By Moses

Charles Barkley had a celebrated college basketball career playing for Auburn. However, in his rookie season for the Philadelphia 76ers, Barkley was frustrated because he wasn’t getting much playing time. He turned to teammate Moses Malone, a veteran all-star, for … Continue reading

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A Time to Live and a Time to Die

The following story was told by best-selling novelist John Grisham: “One of my best friends in college died when he was 25, just a few years after we had finished Mississippi State University. I was in law school, and he … Continue reading

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