Thank God for what you see in the mirror

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He sat in the corner on a trash can.  I don’t know why I remember that.  But, every year when I went for my childhood physical, my pediatrician sat confidently on that white metal garbage bin and told me I was overweight.  I was only 7 or 8, but he instructed me to eat less […]

Don’t Squander the Summer Season

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With the onset of the summer season come many opportunities; opportunities to go on vacation, relax outside, even trim down our hectic schedules. In fact, some day-to-day activities come to a complete halt during these precious months. These are all endearing qualities of our beloved summer, but are we emphasizing sun and relaxation so much […]

Daddy, Dad and Father


“Children’s children are the crown of old men, and the glory of the children is their father.” (Proverbs 17: 6) We love our dads and are thankful for their love for Jesus, their love for their families, and their example! Happy Father’s Day!        

What Starts Here Changes the World: Life Lessons From a Navy SEAL

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From the beginning of May through the middle of June we enter into one of my favorite seasons of the entire year: graduation season. I love graduations. While I have loved my graduations and think about the details of each of those graduation days on their respective anniversaries, I have far more loved attending the […]

For the Praise of God or Man?

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After speaking with a friend recently about our call as believers to be missionaries sent out from the church, I had just another reminder about how our Christian communities at times can inundate believers with guilt. Sometimes our good intentions of challenging people to share Christ in almost every encounter with an unbeliever can tip […]