Tag Archives: priorities

Lasting Value

Coach Billy Donovan led the University of Florida to NCAA championships in basketball in 2006 and 2007. Here is what he had to say recently about the quest for titles—“Your whole entire life, you’re chasing this trophy, this crystal ball. … Continue reading

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The Main Event

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.”—Stephen Covey. Sometimes we struggle to maintain our priorities. Programs and ministries within the church are begun with the right motives, but often take on a life of their … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

  “If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area of his life.”—Billy Graham   A lot of people who have difficulties in life can trace their problems to their outlook … Continue reading

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Pulling Up Stakes

Some soldiers on maneuvers were setting up their tents after a long day of hiking. As they were hammering in the stakes, the voice of their commander rang out, “Don’t drive your stakes too deep; we’re moving on in the morning!” … Continue reading

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First Things First

Former Florida State University head football coach Bobby Bowden used to play college baseball. He had never hit a home run, but one game he hit a ball down the right field line, into the corner. He rounded the bases … Continue reading

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The Games People Play

Some men die in battle, Some men die in flames, But most men perish inch by inch, While playing little games.             Author Unknown   It’s sad to see people wasting their lives away, playing little games that are not … Continue reading

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Another Appointment

President James A. Garfield It is said that on President Garfield’s first Saturday in Washington as president, one of his advisors insisted that a meeting must be held the next morning in order to avert a national crisis. Garfield refused … Continue reading

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Time Passes Quickly

I met Scott when we both were preaching in the same area. We found out that we had a lot in common. We were about the same age. We both were called into the ministry a bit later in life. … Continue reading

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The 23rd Channel

This has been in circulation for a few years. I don’t know who deserves the credit for it, but I think it is worthy of our consideration once again. The TV is my shepherd, I shall not want. It makes … Continue reading

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Staying Focused

Satan’s great desire is to destroy you and everyone you love. The Bible says that he roams the earth like a lion, seeking out those whom he may devour (1 Pet.5:8). If the devil sees that he can’t destroy you, … Continue reading

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