Tag Archives: Africa

God’s Blessings – Satan’s Obstacles

There’s a Scripture that says God will use everything (including the bad) for His good. Just remember that Satan will use everything (including the good) for his bad. Continue reading

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You who don’t go to church…

I often use the analogy of a person who claims to be a Christian, but doesn’t go to church  is like a ship sailing alone in pirate infested waters.  It’s easy pickings for the enemy.  It’s much more difficult for … Continue reading

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For God’s sake, let’s live like we have the Holy Spirit within us

I wish I could remember where I heard this certain sermon, but I can’t.  The preacher was talking about a family he knew. It was a mom, dad, daughter, and son.  The daughter was dating a guy who the parents … Continue reading

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The trip of a lifetime – making memories with Jesus

Today I just got an email from Cabela’s that beckons me to book my “trip of a lifetime”.  It’s a bird hunting trip to Italy, a special shotgun, a tour of the Verrazzano Winery, and overnight accommodations in an Italian … Continue reading

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Doing whatever it takes to spread the Gospel

If another religion also results in you being with God when you die, what kind of sense does it make that God would send His Son to die as one of many ways? Continue reading

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Not everyone lives like you do.

I heard Pastor Matt Chandler say once that the church has never handled prosperity well. We in the American church are living in comfort and prosperity. Continue reading

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We’re going to need backup.

Well meaning friends will sometimes warn us to not bite off more than we can chew. And God is just the opposite. Continue reading

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You know it’s a good trip when you have to take malaria pills

Yesterday I posted this on Facebook: (Our church is) going to Haiti March 16-23. If you would be interested in joining us, it will cost you about $1300 which will include round-trip air, transportation in Haiti, lodging, and 2 meals … Continue reading

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The Lord Works

Watching the West Ohio Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church this morning has been inspiring.  A UMC Bishop from the Congo is there and the West Ohio Conference has taken up collections and has given over a million dollars … Continue reading

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Wasted Days and Wasted Nights

How often do you or I go into a room that has plenty of natural light and we still turn the lights on? Continue reading

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