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Incremental Sacrifice

Fred Craddock once spoke to a group of ministers about an observation he had made about the subject of sacrifice. Here is what he said: “To give my life for Christ appears glorious. To pour myself out for others…to pay … Continue reading

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Passing the Hat

There is an old story told about a travelling preacher who had the custom of passing his hat around the crowd to collect an offering. He would always say a prayer of thanksgiving after the hat had made its way … Continue reading

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Pass Me Not

A friend of mine was having trouble getting her newspaper delivered to her home. On a far too regular basis, the carrier forgot to leave her newspaper at her house. There was a reflective green dot pasted on a post … Continue reading

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Financial Priorities

Even when the economy is not doing well, people still find money to spend on certain things. Studies have shown that, even in hard times, folks will still have enough money for movies, fast food, pets and other non-essential items. … Continue reading

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Second Chances

Steve Harvey made a terrible blunder Sunday as he hosted the Miss Universe pageant. He mistakenly named Miss Columbia the winner, rather than the actual winner, Miss Philippines. Harvey was humbled to have to correct the mistake before a huge … Continue reading

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Communion in Community

I used to think that communion time at church was my alone time with God. It was a time for my own personal meditation on God’s love for me. The only thing that would make my communion time better would … Continue reading

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Results

A young boy came home from school with a stuffed animal. His father asked him where the toy came from. He answered, “I won it at our class Valentine party.” “How did you win it?” the father asked. “Well,” he explained, … Continue reading

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Now, that’s Different!

A respectable looking lady entered a drug store and walked up to the pharmacist. She said to him, “I want to buy some cyanide.” The pharmacist asked, “Why in the world do you need cyanide?” “I need it to poison … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Chicago Cubs rookie Kris Bryant had an interesting game on Wednesday, September 3rd. Bryant hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning that tied the game against the Cincinnati Reds. The very next inning, Bryant made an error with … Continue reading

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Uprooted

I just pulled a tree out of the ground with my bare hands. Actually, I just used my thumb and forefinger, since the tree was only a couple of inches tall and maybe two weeks old. It was growing in … Continue reading

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