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Forgiveness: It’s More Than You Think

So, let’s say that you’ve been wronged…wronged by your spouse, child, close friend or co-worker.  You thought you could count on them.  You thought you could trust them.  They let you down.  It hurts.  The pain runs deep inside you. … Continue reading

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True Friendship: Breaking Down the Walls

John 15:12-15 (NIV) 12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command. 15 I no longer call … Continue reading

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Setting a Foundation of Unwavering Faith

Hebrews 13:8 (NIV) 8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. In our ever-changing world, families move, friendships drift, allegiances shift, and technology advances by quantum leaps.  If we seek security in people, possessions, or positions, we’re doomed … Continue reading

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Our Need for Friendship

2 Timothy 4:9-22 (NIV) 9 Do your best to come to me quickly, 10 for Demas, because he loved this world, has deserted me and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia. 11 Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, because he … 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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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 15)

Today we are going to talk about #7 on our list of things we should say more often. My sports team isn’t always the best sports team Being a Cyclone fan in the state of Iowa, it can be very … Continue reading

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The Two Roses

Today I will be sharing with you the final poem I found in my notebook form my very brief poetry writing career back when I was in high school.  This particular poem was written on Aug. 31, 1994. This poem … Continue reading

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