Category Archives: Evangelism

The Lasting Impact of Freedom

Matthew 5:14-16 (NIV) 14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to … Continue reading

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Be a Person God Can Use

Acts 2:14-36 (NIV) 14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. 15 These people … Continue reading

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It Is a Dark World Out There: Keep Calm and Carry On

It was 1939, just before the outbreak of what would come to be known as the Second World War.  Hitler was on the move, the dominoes were starting to fall.  The British government, facing what Winston Churchill would soon call … Continue reading

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A Rose We Will Never Forget: Remembering the Life of Rose Ann Pierce

As I was preparing my talk for Grandma Rose’s funeral, the memories flooded my soul and the words kept coming and coming.  By the time I was done, I had a talk that was going to be way too long … Continue reading

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What if Jesus Were You?

What if, for 24 hours, Jesus wakes up in your bed, walks in your shoes, lives in your house, assumes your schedule?  Your boss becomes His boss, your mother becomes His mother, your pains become His pains?  With one exception, … Continue reading

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So How Did We Get the Bible?

Have you wondered how the Bible came to be?  Today getting a Bible is so easy.  You can just go to any bookstore or order them online.  Most hotels you stay at have a Bible in the drawer.  The Bible … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Communal Prayer (Part 4)

In Part 1 of this blog series, we talked about the importance of prayer as a means of developing your relationship with God.  I briefly discussed my private prayer life.  I also talked about the importance of not only praying … Continue reading

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