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The Power of an Invitation

The opening chapters of John’s gospel shows us examples of people inviting others to come to Jesus. Since this is an important part of living for Christ, let’s take a look at what happens here and see if we can … Continue reading

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What America Needs

We certainly live in some trying times. As you look around, it’s hard to tell if people are using sanitizer or wringing their hands over COVID-19! At this writing, the death toll from the virus is over 130,000 in the … Continue reading

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Traveling Man

There was a man who had lived in the Midwest all of his life. He lived in the same small town, in the same neighborhood, on the same street, in the same house. He was satisfied with small town living. … Continue reading

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Spokesperson

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was concerned that his responsibilities in the Senate during the impeachment trial would hinder his ability to campaign effectively in Iowa. He couldn’t be in two places at one time, and he would be at a … Continue reading

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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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That’s Our Business

Business consultant Peter Drucker was asked what he considered to be the key to a successful business. He answered, “Every day we need to ask ourselves two questions: ‘What business are we in?’ ‘How’s business?’ Jesus has called us into … 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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Overhearing the Gospel

Yesterday I wrote about how my family and friends worshiped together on a Sunday morning while on a 7-day cruise. What I didn’t tell you was that we were on a balcony that was off of one couple’s room. It … 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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Seasoned

I usually put cinnamon on my breakfast cereal. The spice gives it a little extra flavor, and cinnamon reportedly helps keep your blood sugar regulated. Recently I grabbed the wrong spice to put on my cereal. It turns out that … Continue reading

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