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Why We Should Be a Mentor/Mentee

Have you ever heard someone say, The more you know, the more you realize how much you don’t know?  I’ve heard it, and I’ve said it.  It is inevitable that as you learn more about something or someone you realize … Continue reading

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How to React to Difficult Times

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me.  You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” … Continue reading

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How to React to Difficult Times

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me.  You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” … Continue reading

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The Perfect Marriage is Yet to Come

Revelation 21:1-7 (NIV) 21 Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. 2 I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of … Continue reading

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Looking for God Outside the Bible: The Real God vs. Our God

Do you ever find yourself not getting what you need from the Bible?  Society would say, “That’s OK, just listen for God’s voice elsewhere.”  It is true that God will speak to us through sources other than the Bible, but … Continue reading

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A False Honeymoon

This past Friday, as many expected, the Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, ruled that under the Constitution, “same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry.”  Brushing aside arguments about history and the purpose of marriage, Justice Kennedy, writing … Continue reading

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Connecting with Millenials

If you ask a demographer, they will tell you that Millennials are young adults aged 18-33 years old.  You know who Millennials are; they’re often the ones you see sipping a latte at Starbucks, checking their Twitter feeds, or texting … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of the Frogs (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog series we looked at Exodus 8 and how Pharaoh waited a day to have Moses ask God to get rid of the frogs.  Carrying unforgiveness around in your heart is like carrying a bunch … Continue reading

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The Valentines Gift

Another Valentine’s Day has come around again.  A holiday made for people in love.  If you are a woman reading this blog, I want to congratulate you.  Women tend to do such a great job on getting the man in … Continue reading

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God Loves Weddings

Only a few more days until I marry my best friend and my soul mate.  It has taken a tremendous amount of time and planning (mostly on her part), but the day is almost here.  It is going to be a very … Continue reading

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