Tag Archives: Acts 1:8

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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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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Evangelism Plan

There is a story told about a fellow who was involved in one of those get-rich-quick multi-level marketing programs. He was so excited about the concept that he tried to apply this business model to the evangelistic efforts in his … Continue reading

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To Tell or Not to Tell?

In the first chapter of Mark’s gospel, Jesus heals a man with leprosy and says, “See that you don’t tell this to anyone…” (v.44). However, v.45 says, “Instead he went out and began to talk freely, spreading the news. As … Continue reading

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All She Wanted to Talk About

On the ride home from church one Sunday, a father asked his young daughter, “How was Sunday School class today?” “It was fine.” “Who was your teacher?” “I don’t remember her name, but she must have been Jesus’ grandmother because … Continue reading

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Unlikely Spokesperson

In 2013, Bill Hader was hired to be the commercial voice of “Mr. Peanut”. Ironically, Hader was chosen for the role despite having a severe peanut allergy! To say the least, he was an unlikely spokesperson for peanuts. God has … Continue reading

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Message Found

In April of 2015, retired post office worker Marianne Winkler was wandering along the coast of Amrum, an island off the coast of Germany, when she happened upon a message in a bottle. Inside, a postcard requested its return to … Continue reading

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Powerful Witness

We Christians have been given the job of being witnesses for Jesus in this world. Jesus says, “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all … Continue reading

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What Kind of Person?

Let’s say that, like many other people, you believe that there is a heaven and a hell. Let’s say that you understand that all people will spend eternity either in heaven or in hell. And let’s say that you believe … Continue reading

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Making His Case

13-year-old Abby Campbell, of Ashland, Kentucky, is trying to make a case for Pete Rose to finally be included in baseball’s Hall Of Fame. The Ashland Middle School seventh-grader has begun a project called “4,256 reasons why Pete Rose should … Continue reading

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