Category Archives: Christian Living

Deciding Not to Hate

When he was nineteen years old, Dickie Marcum got a large tattoo of a swastika that covered part of his chest. As he recalls, “I had a lot of hate in my heart.” Dickie matured into a different person over … Continue reading

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From Obscurity to Greatness

Tom Brady is considered by many to be the greatest quarterback of all time. The numbers he has put up for passing yardage, touchdowns and Super Bowl victories make it just a matter of time before Brady is voted into … Continue reading

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Sanity Walk

While we are sheltering at home in order to combat the coronavirus, we want to make sure we are doing everything possible to remain healthy. One of the things we are urged to do during this global pandemic is to … Continue reading

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7 Keys to Life

I saw a version of this online recently and thought it was worth sharing. I’m sorry I don’t know where it came from or who deserves the credit. But it seems like some pretty good advice about how to succeed … Continue reading

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Prompted to Be Thankful

In a recent cartoon of “The Family Circus”, Dolly was teaching her little brother the importance of being thankful. She said, “When somebody gives you something…you wait for them to say ‘And what do you say?’ Then you say, ‘Thank … Continue reading

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Listening to Jesus

In Matthew 17, we read the account of Jesus going up on a high mountain with three of his disciples. There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun and his clothes became as white as the … Continue reading

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The Servant’s Failure

Dr. Joe Ellis wrote the following short essay about the lazy servant of Matthew 25: “He was not a scoundrel or a thief. He didn’t steal the money. He didn’t misappropriate it. He didn’t waste it. He didn’t risk it. … Continue reading

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The Holiness T-Shirt

Recently I was sitting in my car in the parking lot of Walmart when I noticed a lady wearing a bright yellow T-shirt with a red stop sign on the front. The shirt said, “Please stay back 6 feet”, a … Continue reading

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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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