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An Easter Story Worth Remembering

You've probably seen Santa Claus; but have you ever seen the Easter Bunny? As a small child, I enjoyed visiting Santa at a local department store at Christmastime. My parents would take me downtown to the jolly bearded man in the red suit. I felt comfortable climbing into his lap, telling him my wish list and receiving a gift along with his encouraging... >Full Story

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Depression: Illness or Spiritual failure?

Angry, frustrated and confused, I boarded a plane for Southern California. My dear friend and mother-in-law lay in a hospital bed with the shadow of death hovering. As I sat on the plane numb and expressionless. I cried, “Lord, where are you? Can’t you see my wounded heart?” I wanted to scream instead of cry, “LORD, I CAN’T... >Read More

Finding Hope in a Chat Room

Alone and discouraged, I sat staring at a computer screen. I was frustrated by the way my life had turned out. I’d worked hard to hold onto remnants of hope for my marriage, but each day that summer I could feel it slipping through my fingers.  I felt so alone.  God was still there, I knew, but there was... >Read More

More Than Directions

The trail suddenly and definitely came to an end. It had been getting narrower for the past kilometer or so, and at times it looked more like a run-off streamlet compared to a trail.  But it abruptly ended. I ventured out a few more steps, then gave myself a bit of a scare as I turned around to find... >Read More

Evangelism without Unnecessary Offense

There is a certain amount of offense that's inherent in evangelism. Greg Koukl puts it this way: "When dealing with non-Christians our responsibility is two-fold. The Gospel alone is offensive enough. We should not add more offense to it, as was done here. Neither should we take any of the inherent offense from it" ( Our goal... >Read More

The Biggest Loser Comes Home

We have never watched The Biggest Loser before this season. A friend told us how much they as a family enjoy the program.  We gave it a try and are saying the same thing now.  We as a family are really enjoying the show and learning much and being inspired by the people on the show.  A common theme... >Read More

Single, But Not Alone

A recent Religion News Service headline reports, “Single Adults Want Ministry, Not Sympathy”. According to RNS, singles are “part of a demographic -- men and women of childbearing age without children -- that nearly doubled in 24 years, from 10 percent of the population in 1976 to 19 percent in 2000.”* How can marrieds interact with...... >Read More

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