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A Person’s Worth

Soccer star Neymar has just become the most expensive player in the history of the sport. A blockbuster deal that was completed Thursday sent Neymar from the Barcelona team to Paris Saint-Germain. The cost of the transfer? A mere $262 … Continue reading

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Pre-determined Course

There are a lot more deer in the area where I live than there used to be. They are beautiful creatures, and fascinating to watch, but they sure can do some damage to your car when they run out in … 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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The Importance of Baptism

Baptism should be a doctrine that unites all Christians, yet it has historically been a divisive issue. There are many different views on baptism, and some of these views are far from the plain teaching in Scripture. I wish people … Continue reading

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Going Straight

As soon as my wife and I turned into our lane late last night we saw a skunk making its way up the driveway. We slowly followed it, our headlights illuminating the way for the little fellow. We didn’t get … Continue reading

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Lifeguard On Duty

In September of 1985, a party was held at a New Orleans municipal pool. The purpose of the party was to celebrate the first summer in memory without a single drowning at any New Orleans city pool. In honor of … Continue reading

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Proper Thanks

Years ago, a wine company advertisement in Newsweek magazine read: “The earth gives us wonderful grapes. The grapes give us wonderful wine. The wine wins us lots of new friends. Thank you, earth.” How easy it is to give credit … Continue reading

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Eluding Rescue

In 1981, a Minnesota radio station reported a story about a stolen car in California. Police were staging an intense search for the vehicle and the driver, even to the point of placing announcements on local radio stations to contact … Continue reading

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Key to Getting In

Not long ago I stood beside my car wondering why my keyless entry wasn’t working. Or I should say, I stood beside what I thought was my car wondering why my keyless entry wasn’t working. When I looked inside and … Continue reading

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The Worth of a Picture

Over the years I have seen numerous photos and videos of baptisms posted on line. Some are humorous, while others are quite serious. Some depict the sheer joy of the person who has just been baptized. It just occurred to … Continue reading

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