Failure: Pulling a Monica

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So I have this friend named, Monica. She’s driven, responsible, and a notorious “neat-freak.” Monica always seems to have life together, however she has a very strained relationship with her mother. She’s constantly trying to vie for her mother’s attention and affirmation. Unfortunately, in most of her attempts at making her mom proud, something goes […]

Living In A Post-Christian World

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Last Wednesday night I turned off the television disgusted and dismayed. A leader had just spoken and used all kinds of verbage to make certain that his speech was politically correct. He mentioned the killings of people from a certain religion in the Middle East while simultaneously side-stepping the mention of Christians that have been […]

The True Preparation


Around our offices we have been in a flurry of activity getting ready for fall. The Women’s Prayer and Evangelism Retreat was the weekend before last and this week we leave with a team of women for our third mission trip to New York City. While we have spent months planning, typing items for programs, […]

Remembering 9/11

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Walking through the National September 11 Museum and Memorial three days after it opened this past May left me and the others around me silent. Being there, as tiny figures walking 70 feet underground of where the Twin Towers once stood, surrounded by pictures of victims and few artifacts that endured from that horrible day […]