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Not Another Hallmark Christmas

Have you caught any of the Hallmark Christmas movies? They’re joyful, hopeful, ultimately peaceful, and like every Hallmark movie, they’re filled with love. They’re also quite formulaic … Girl with successful career (and fiancé) comes home to help with some family crisis. She meets hometown boy. Family crisis explodes. Fiancé doesn’t understand and gives lousy […]Read more »

Living the Happy Life

Living the Happy Life What does it mean to be truly “happy”? One survey revealed that many, perhaps too many, people thought they’d be happy “if they just had another $1000.” But the core of real happiness is way beyond money. During November, we’ll explore four keys to turn “I’m fine thanks, and you?” to […]Read more »

Where Have All the Miracles Gone?

Where Have All the Miracles Gone? When was the last time you saw a genuine, 100 percent, real-deal miracle? If you’re like most folks, you’ve just mused, “Nope. Never.” And yet, people claim they see miracles all the time. Are they mistaken? Simpletons? Superstitious?  So, what’s a miracle? Apparently, it depends on what you define […]Read more »


Boo! The month of October is a bit of a mixed bag in our culture. The stores are filled with fall pumpkins and Halloween masks, but then there are the rows of Christmas decorations too. The juxtaposition of the two … the “holy” with the “unholy” makes for a perfect opportunity for the church to […]Read more »

The Evils of Money … Not

The Evils of Money … Not! The church has a reputation for being anti-wealth … or at least anti-wealthy. “Money’s the root of all evil” “It’s easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than the wealthy …” “Give everything you own to the poor and follow me.” Misquotes and out-of-context […]Read more »
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