Looking for a Credible Witness

Looking for a Credible Witness

Those responding to this ad must be able to answer with a yield to the Holy Spirit and a yes to His will for your life. Applications accepted all day, every day. Only serious applicants need apply. Help Wanted Calling all those willing to work. Training provided for those chosen. This is a salaried position. […]

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Make Room for the Millennials

Make Room for the Millennials

Leave your big hat on the shelf. No suit or tie required. Where we are going is nothing like the pictures of “old school church” you see posted for throw-back Thursday. This is the new day of the millennials. These worshippers don’t “church” like Baby Boomers and Generation X. So, they need us to move […]

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Dear Rejection

Dear Rejection

Dear Rejection, It has taken me a while to write you this letter. I’ve put it off because I had a hard time sorting out exactly how I feel about us. I know we have been together for a long time, but I must break up with you. When we first met, I didn’t like […]

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10 Fast Breakers for 2015

10 Fast Breakers for 2015

While attending a Prayer and Breakfast event, Pastor Alice Hemmeian declared, “Break Fast on Your Faith.” She eloquently expounded that “breakfast” was a compound word that suggests the commencement of an action that had been previously discontinued. On this particular morning, what it meant to break fast was indelibly written on the tablet of my […]

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A Rainbow Under Any Other Name

A Rainbow Under Any Other Name

My boss’ “Thank You” card had a beautiful of array of iridescent colors on the front. Since he was not a confessed believer, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to use the rainbow as a way to introduce the faithfulness of God’s Word. As he opened the card, he smiled and exclaimed, “The […]

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The Wisest Pearl

The Wisest Pearl

Only fifty out of ten thousand pearls made it to the strand I wore around my neck. They were exquisite! I ran my hand over them as I looked in the mirror wondering if they were freshwater or the crème de la crème of all pearls, Hanadama Akayo pearls. As an uneducated consumer, I was […]

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Come Learn about IC4U: Intensive Care for You

Come Learn about IC4U: Intensive Care for You

IC4U – Intensive Care for You, Inc. announces its official launch to debut this Fall, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. IC4U – Intensive Care for You, Inc. is a faith-based nonprofit service organization dedicated to increasing awareness and providing solutions for social, professional, and spiritual conflicts experienced by ministry leaders, their families, and support care. […]

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What are You Wearing on Your Wedding Day?

What are You Wearing on Your Wedding Day?

I had met my daughter’s husband only once before he asked, “I would like permission to date–no court–your daughter.” Court? I had never heard a person his age ask such a thing. I was waiting for the following line; this had to be good with that type of lead in. He continued and stated that […]

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Forgive & Forget Me Not

Forgive & Forget Me Not

When we say “I forgive you,” perhaps the subliminal under-cursor is “I forgive you but, don’t expect me to forget about it.” For many of us, the phrase “forgive and forget” does not exist and there are no exceptions to the rule. We know forgiveness is the right thing to do, but does Christ also […]

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All Things Gospel & More

All Things Gospel & More

The “Gospel” has become a subjective term. Kidnapped by interpretive geniuses that turn its message into a commercial commodity. It is a common marketing tool to start with bestselling features for a product, in this case the gospel, to entice consumers to purchase goods or services. It seems the hook of grace and promise of prosperity draw […]

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