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Peace On Earth

Peace on Earth
 

     “Peace on earth, goodwill to men.” We hear that verse from Luke 2 a lot this time of year. We even sing about it. One favorite Christmas Hymn says,


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The Story of Christmas

The Story of Christmas

 

As soon as Thanksgiving is over, we will


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Thankful In Everything

Thankful in Everything

 

Virginia Basketball coach Tony Bennett has built his national championship program on


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I Already Have Everything

I Already Have Everything 

When Erma Bombeck was facing her own battle with


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Seeing Things Clearly

Seeing Things Clearly

 

Even after years of being in Celebrate Recovery, it’s been hard to admit


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Going Through The Process

Going Through The Process

1 Chronicles 16:11

 

In 1998, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, arguably one of the best NBA players of his day,


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The Right Way and the Wrong Way

I know I’m a stickler for being early. To me, fifteen minutes early is on time. Five minutes early is late. On time is WAY late. Celebrate Recovery has

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Repairers With Creation

Just before graduating from college in 1951, Fred Rogers


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The Death of Civility

The level of civility in our culture is dropping like a rock. Whether it’s

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Shed Your Label

Shed Your Label  2 Corinthians 5:17  You have probably already heard this story, but it is worth retelling. So, read it like you have never heard it.  All the laws of physics say

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Losing Grace

Losing Grace
 
     I’ve come to believe that the beloved Hymn Amazing Grace is missing a

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Paying The Price

Paying The Price
1 Corinthians 9:26
 
I rarely find myself agreeing with Bill Maher. But I

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The Dedication of a Dad

     It’s amazing what becoming a parent can do to change you. Trenton Lewis didn’t have a

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A Quiet Soul

Six or seven years ago, a tragedy happened to me.


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I Tase You In The Name of Jesus

Moms, I hope you and your family were able to be part of our Easter services, and I hope you were blessed by them. Coming and being involved is what helps us grow in our faith, but sometimes kids don’t get that, and they just want to sleep. Hopefully if that describes what you faced that morning you weren’t tempted to do what one Phoenix mom did. 


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