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A Change Of Plans

Close your eyes for a minute and picture this. God has been tugging at your heart for some time. You sense Him calling you in some new direction, a new job, a new city, a new relationship, maybe even into ministry. You pray about it, mull it over, seek wise counsel from a friend or family member, pray about it […]

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The Scenery – What Do You See?

Close your eyes for a minute and picture yourself walking through a beautiful garden full of spectacularly colored flowers, along a deserted beach as the waves lap at your feet, or through the rainforest in Brazil with its magnificent array of color. Maybe you’ve vacationed in the Caribbean and been captivated by the crystal clear blue water and stunning white […]

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What Do You Keep Putting Off?

Are you a person who lives by the adage, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today” or do you flip that around and say, “Why do today what can be put off until tomorrow”? We live in a world of procrastinators. The school assignment is due in two weeks but you wait until the night before to […]

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Sorry, No Vacancy

With Christmas just over two weeks away, in the midst of holiday busyness, are you making room for Jesus. In Luke’s telling of the birth of Jesus he tells us that Joseph and Mary were turned away when they were looking for a place for Jesus to be born. In Luke 2:7 we read, “And she gave birth to her […]

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Even As Your Ship Sinks

For the men and women stationed at the Naval Station Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, began as just a normal day. But at 7:48 a.m. Hawaiian time, all that changed. 353 Japanese fighter planes, torpedo planes and bombers surprise attacked the naval base, damaging all eight battleships with four being sunk, damaging or sinking another eight ships, destroying 188 airplanes, […]

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How Thirsty Are You Today?

You have the Christmas wish list of a family member in your pocket as you head to the shopping mall. You’ve never heard of the particular item circled in red on their list, but you assume it will be easily located and within your budget. You plan to only spend as much time navigating the mall madness as is needed. […]

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