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The Valley of Blessing

In 2 Chronicles 20, several armies declared war against King Jehoshaphat at the same time. It says he was terrified when he heard the news. He immediately began to beg The Lord…

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Stand Strong

One of my favorite people in the Bible is Gideon. I’m reminded of his story so often because I find myself in need of all the lessons it teaches. In Judges 6,…

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When You Take Out All the Romance

Hallmark movies and the holidays. Those two topics just go together in my family. My mom and sister know all of the Christmas Hallmark movies by heart and could talk your ear…

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My wife, Kasi, and I have five children. Our oldest two are both girls, 11 and six, and they both love to play with Play-Doh. They have all the colors and all the tools…

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Where There’s a Why There’s a Way

Do you, like most people, struggle with being self-disciplined? If so, you might ask yourself why. Not, “Why am I so lazy, inconsistent, incapable?” but rather “Why does  being disciplined matter at all?”…

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Walking With Doubters

Acollege student can’t reconcile her faith with what a professor said in class — and concludes the fault must lie in her faith. A teen, concerned with social justice, wonders how a…

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The Misunderstanding of My Mustard Seed

Last week the kids and I were heading to prayer meeting down on the OMS campus a few miles away. Matt had been gone for a few days, and I was looking…

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Seeing Life As Seasonal

The older I get, the more I see life as seasonal. Seasons come and go, and our lives our best lived in harmony with them rather than in conflict. Always wishing you…

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You Don’t Want to Miss This Post

This summer has to be one of the wettest on record in our area. And not only the wettest but, for the last eight weeks, also the most humid. There are certain…

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Putting the Basket in the Water: Trusting God in the Next Phase of Your Child’s Life

In the Christian faith, Easter is the crescendo of our year.  It’s our Super Bowl.  The day that makes it all worth it.  It’s the time that marks the death and resurrection…

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