Are you one who stands for truth?

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One day, Jesus was sharing with His disciples the concept of the shepherd, and the sheepfold, as recorded in John 10. He wanted them to understand how important it was to belong to something bigger than themselves. Sociologists will tell us that our affiliation need can only be satisfied within …

Changed people will change the world

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On July 4th, the United States will celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is not the actual day of our freedom, but rather the day we made declaration of our intent. After a war with Great Britain, the colonies broke free from their authoritarian …

It's time to engage your world!

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We recently witnessed another terrorist attack in Great Britain. The attacker went into a concert venue and blew himself up. The bomb killed many people, including children, making this an especially terrible attack. Who could have imagined people having so much hatred that they would employ such evil killing tactics? …

What happens when civil disobedience stops working?

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Our national government is becoming paralyzed through animosity. It is a reflection of the growing mood in our society. A few weeks back, a man was pulled off a United Airlines flight and it made national headlines. Even I got caught up cheering the man on, as I do not …

What will you do with what you have?

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As politicians debate our economic future, I believe it is time for a shift in our thinking. Jesus outlined very clear thoughts regarding use of resources, and how we can better utilize what we have. Take a minute to read today’s blog—and ask yourself about your own mindsets! Our country …

Have you been building on the sand?

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In the 1990’s, many changes began to occur in our country. One notable change was a scandal in the White House, when President Clinton was accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a young intern. He initially claimed innocence saying, “I did not have intercourse with that girl!” Of course, it …

When will we acknowledge the truth in the Word?

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I was looking through some old papers the other day. As a child, I had a tendency to save everything I thought was even remotely important. At the age of 10, I began to develop a great interest in politics. As such, from the late 60’s, I started to collect …

What is the significance of developing Christian mores?

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One of the most important concepts that I have recently been addressing is cognitive dissonance (how the mind deals with opposing concepts). Our brain always seeks to limit the need to make decisions. Not only does the brain maneuver to do this internally, we also tend to make it a …

Do you have confidence in the God who reigns?

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As believers, it is so important to know that God has an amazing plan for His creation—and our lives individually. We can get so caught up in the circumstances and situations that we face, and not see the God who reigns over all things. Today, we need a revelation of …

Do you see the candidates for the kingdom?

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Once, as I was researching youth behavior, I came across a term called “cognitive dissonance.” When the human mind has conflicting thoughts, or information, we have a human tendency to resolve our conflict by eliminating one or the other so we can formulate an opinion. Cognitive dissonance is when we …