The majestic, simple Gospel

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3 things Vacation Bible School taught me

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Why do you read your Bible?

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How do we get right with God?

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Are you doing enough for God?

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God answered critical Tucson prayer.

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What’s your WQ–Winning Quotient?

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What Will You Celebrate This Christmas?

“But you, Bethlehem, Ephrathah, though you are small among the tribes of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from old, from ancient times.”  Micah 5:2

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The Blackest Friday

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What a beautiful attitude!

One of my favorite contemporary worship songs is, O Lord, You’re Beautiful by Keith Green.

I call it one of my cry song, because every time I hear it or sing it with our praise team, I cry. It’s a beautiful cry and I’m full of joy when I hear it sung. My favorite lines in the song are in the first verse:

“And when I’m doing well, help me to never seek a crown
For my reward is giving glory to You

What a beautiful attitude: As we serve others, as we love others, as we worship our Almighty Father, to have as our only reward bringing glory to God.

Think about it. The way we relate to others, the way we talk, the way we act, the way we respond in difficult circumstances, the way we respond to injuries, hurts and insults, the way we treat our enemies, the way we serve and love others–all with the attitude of bringing glory to God.

Wouldn’t that be a wonderful, life-changing, world-changing attitude for us to live out each day?

Oh Lord You’re Beautiful
by Keith Green

Oh Lord, You’re beautiful
Your face is all I seek
For when Your eyes are on this child
Your grace abounds to me

I wanna to take Your word and shine it all around
But first help me to just, live it Lord
And when I’m doing well, help me to never seek a crown
For my reward is giving glory to You

Oh Lord, please light the fire
That once burned bright and clear
Replace the lamp of my first love
That burns with holy fear

I want to take Your word and shine it all around
But first help me just to live Lord
And when I’m doing well, help me to never seek a crown
For my reward is giving glory to You

Do we realize the power in the name of Jesus?

Do  we realize how powerful just saying the name Jesus can be?
Jesus. Jesus. Jesus.

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No way to treat a gay waitress

A gay Charlotte, North Carolina waitress was dismayed this week when a woman customer scribbled Leviticus 20:13 on the ticket where the tip should be. Continue reading

Have you ever mumbled to yourself and said. . .

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Life is lived for a purpose

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Dot and Doyle’s Miracle: A 73-Year Love Story

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Feeling Left Out

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Self Esteem vs. Self Denial

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When kindness shows up folks get blessed.

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What’s In Your Alabaster Jar?

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Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

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Jesus Dismantles Religion’s Status Quo

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Shooting At The Wrong Goal

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Slow Down! Slow Down? Are You Kidding?

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Givers Or Takers

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A Dangerous Prayer

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Love Is Kind–Ways To Be Kind

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Love Is Kind

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A God-Sized Vision

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The Difference Between Failing And Failure

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Walking Billboards

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Mr. Fix It

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How To Handle Mistakes

By Dr. John Ed Mathison
Executive Director
John Ed Mathison Leadership Ministries

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Who Is John Ed Mathison?

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Sweet Tea And Jesus

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Is The Religious Right Right?

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Who Are The “Many”?

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Queen Elizabeth And Jesus

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Time To Get It Right

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“Open Mic” Session

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Do What Coaches Do

By Dr. John Ed Mathison
Executive Director
John Ed Mathison Leadership Ministries

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The Bigger They Are . . .

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Rubbish

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I Love Vacation Bible School

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Marsha Weber (or the price of prejudice)

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Following Orders

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Be Still

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Christ Is Our Life

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Not Just A Housewife

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It Must Be True! I Read It On The Internet.

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Not Just A Bus Driver

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