When We All Get to Heaven

Posted by Arnie Rubey on

This world is our home—and this world is not our home. It is our home in that this is all we’ve known and experienced as humans. It is in reality a world of sin, sorrow, pain, and death. We can and do suffer the ravages of inbred sin. We experience losses of every kind and we often...

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In our world, influence comes through money, power, beauty or talent - the more of these we possess, the more influential we are. Our goal is to influence the world for Christ and our intuition might be to use the world's means of influence to redirect them to Christ. But our intuition would be...

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VBS: Dive In!

Posted by Amanda Holbrook on

My husband, Boe, and I have always enjoyed VBS with its action packed schedule full of exciting games, yummy snacks, fun crafts and kid friendly songs, all while pointing children back to who God is and why He is relevant to today. This year's VBS is ramping up to be another great year. We...

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How to Turn the Other Cheek

Posted by Jason Wolin on

What did Jesus mean when he said that we are to turn the other cheek? Did he mean that we never should defend ourselves; allow ourselves to be taken advantage of at all times? How are we to pursue justice while simultaneously turning the other cheek? The key is to forgive on the inside and...

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In Jesus' teaching in the Sermon on the Mount he draws our attention to our usage of language. Really what he wants to do is teach us to communicate honestly. There is incredible temptation to inflate our language to make it more powerful than our character can sustain. But when our words...

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