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Facing Criticism

Practically everyone who ever tried to accomplish anything significant faced some type of criticism. We must not allow our critics to deter us from our mission to serve God and to make disciples. Here is what President Theodore Roosevelt said … 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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Keeping Things Stirred Up

The last thing Jesus says to do in Matthew’s gospel is, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to … Continue reading

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Lost

Sometimes when people have a pet that gets lost, they put up posters in the neighborhood. These posters contain a picture of the pet and other relevant information, including a number to call in case you find the missing kitty … Continue reading

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Mannequin Challenge

The latest craze to go viral is the “Mannequin Challenge”. This is where people assume a pose and hold it, much like a mannequin in a store window. Often it becomes a group endeavor. Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes have … Continue reading

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The Next Leaders

A few weeks ago many pundits were writing obituaries for the Republican party. The GOP would surely crumble in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s landslide loss to Hillary Clinton, and it would take years for the Republicans to re-group. Today … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Purpose

In an effort to reduce obesity, new regulations will soon go into effect that will mandate calorie counts on menus in restaurants. Some restaurants have already begun to offer more healthy choices. However, there is a danger that some eateries … Continue reading

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More of the Same

  I recently heard a comedian speak out against human cloning. He didn’t oppose it for ethical reasons. His thinking was, “Do we really need more people…exactly like the ones we already have!?”   I suppose that thought might be … Continue reading

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Keep Your Focus

In his book When God Builds a Church, Bob Russell remembers a time when he visited a restaurant called The Pancake Factory. He says that the luncheon special that day was a grilled chicken sandwich with spicy Mexican sauce. He … Continue reading

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