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Stakes In The Ground

Family By The Book “Stakes in the Ground That Will Anchor Your Family” With traditional family values under attack from several directions, it’s important for us to establish some key areas to focus our attention on. These ‘stakes’ in the ground will help to protect existing relationships, redeem broken ones and be pro-active in succeeding […]

Hope has an anchor

The Object Of Your Hope

  And his name will be the hope of all the world.” Matthew 12:21 New Living Translation It’s understandable for the wicked to be afraid. They have good reason to lie awake starring at the darkened ceiling of their bedroom after watching the late news on television. Theirs is a troubled and troubling future. And […]

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Hope With a Long Shelf Life

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” Genesis 50:20 NIV  In one of the most emotionally charged scenes in the entire Bible, we become the ‘fly on the wall’ and witness it firsthand. Joseph, now the second in command in […]

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Christmas … Not a Grudge

  God made Christmas available. Our sins made it necessary. That’s the reality of Christmas that few celebrate. Even Christians don’t really get around to acknowledging the ‘why’ of the Virgin Birth until Good Friday. It’s the dark side of the holidays, if you will. We prefer to wrap ourselves in the lights, the beauty […]