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Clear Communication

A woman showed up for her appointment with a lawyer and got right to the point—“I want to divorce my husband.” To this the attorney replied, “Do you have any grounds?” She answered, “Why yes, we have a couple of … Continue reading

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All Active

A couple of preachers got together for a cup of coffee one day. During the course of the conversation one minister asked the other, “How many people do you have in your church?” “About 100”, was the reply. “How many … Continue reading

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What They Presume

When I entered the ministry nearly 30 years ago, I knew that there would be some tough times. I understood that Christians sometimes (often?) squabble with each other. I thought that most of these battles would be over matters of … Continue reading

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Spirited Disagreement

According to a report by the Associated Press, lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other last Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef. Now … Continue reading

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Resolving Conflict

In his book, “Making Things Happen”, Bob Russell relates the following story about how he and his wife handled a disagreement: “When my wife and I were first married, she wanted to put up the Christmas tree two weeks before … Continue reading

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We Know the Words

Devoted St. Louis Blues fans gathered at the Enterprise Center to watch their beloved team on the big screen as they played in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night. A glitch in the video system caused the … Continue reading

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Sing-a-Long

My wife and I recently took a 7-day Caribbean cruise with family and friends. There were six of us in our group, all followers of Christ. We gathered together on the second day of the cruise, Sunday, to worship the … Continue reading

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They Grow Better Together

As we planned the landscaping for our new home, a friend gave us some cannas to plant. These tall colorful flowers did well in the soil around our house, and we enjoyed their beauty all summer and fall. Cannas are … Continue reading

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Participation

A couple of preachers were talking to one another about their churches. “How many members do you have?” asked the first one. “We have 200”, came the reply. “Do they all participate?” “Oh, yes! Half of them participate with me … Continue reading

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Good Team Player

University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari was the featured speaker at Gov. Matt Bevin’s prayer breakfast on February 16, 2016. The main focus of his message was putting others above yourself. Calipari told of the time when former … Continue reading

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