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30 Principles for Life

By Charles Stanley / Reposted Charles Stanley is one of the most influential pastors and leaders in the last century. He is best known for his dynamic God given gift for teaching the Bible. He has written over 30 books,…
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17

By Shawn Kennedy The number 17 represents the amount of minutes it took for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr to deliver his iconic, life altering “I have a dream” speech to over 200,000 people on August 28, 1963. It set…
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The Church is a Family

By Shawn Kennedy Charles Haddon Spurgeon pastored the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London, England during the 1800s. It was his writings and messages that inspired and influenced this short, but powerful paragraph concerning the church. “The church is not an institution…
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My Only Chance

By John Stumbo I recently had the privilege of presenting a seminar in Tampa, Florida to the C&MA Council delegates on the topic of Christ Our Sanctifying Healer. At the close of the presentation, I read a statement which I…
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Praying in Moments of Crisis

By Shawn Kennedy On April 15th, 2013, two bombs exploded on the finish line of the Boston Marathon injuring over a hundred people and ending the life of at least three. It was a crisis moment of great despair, uncertainty,…
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Making the Easter Invite

By David Cannella If you are anything like me, you wholeheartedly want to see everyone you know sitting in the row next to you on Easter Sunday morning. You know how exciting it would be to sit next to your…
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Spectators to Worshipers

By Weston Ring Worship is an action.  It is not passive, it is not watched.  Worship is more than an experience, a feeling, or a well written chorus.  The word “worship” is actually a contraction of “worth-ship.”  In other words,…
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Emotionally Unhealthy Spirituality

by Pete Scazzero Article is taken from Chapter 2 of the book Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. Article is reposted with permission. Jay, one of our church members, recently shared with me: “I was a Christian for twenty-two years. But instead of…
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Enlarging the Soul through Grief

By John Stumbo A friend of mine in Nebraska says, “Grieving well enlarges the soul.” I don’t claim to be an expert on this subject—as in someone who has studied the subject thoroughly and has scientific/psychological/serious data behind what I…
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Path to Healing: Ancient Lessons from the Diseased

By John Stumbo His name was Naaman. He was an unlikely candidate to become an example for us. First, he was a military commander for the enemy of God’s people. That’s not the first place we’d expect to find God…