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Do you go to church? When you ask your friends this question, what do they say? Does religion influence your life on a daily basis? A number of people you might informally poll may represent a trend we are seeing across […]

I was a bit taken aback when church members were fighting over the type of bread to be used during communion. Apparently the staff was accused of being gluten insensitive to those with allergies and two forms of communion bread […]

This Thanksgiving, be grateful for all your many blessings! 

I worked with a man who had remorse for the way his sexual addiction impacted his family. He lost his wife and children as a result of a divorce. He was sorry his problem had been discovered and the pain it […]

It’s not always easy to find people on whom you can depend. We look to family, friends and the church to be dependable. We want them to be true to their word, follow through with commitments and help meet needs […]

When Adam and Eve sinned, they were ashamed of their nakedness. Sin resulted in fear and hiding and a condemnation of their natural state. Adam and Eve’s new found knowledge of good and evil brought them anxiety in their naked […]

Is one of your life goals to be content? If so, you may find it difficult to reach that goal given the culture in which we live. Daily, we are bombarded by media messages to never be satisfied with what […]

TRUTH is controversial these days. It is variously slammed, considered a dirty word, or is the source of intolerance. Some say it doesn’t exist. My profession says there is no truth that can be known; that all reality is constructed. Put simply, no […]

Turn on the news, listen to the headlines and then consider the stress in your daily life. It can all be depressing. In difficult times, we need to know how to stand in the face of stress and change. This is called resiliency-that […]

Have you ever felt afraid because someone is trying to defeat you, speaks evil of you or has a target on your back? Do you want to face adversity with confidence and know that God sees all your grievances? Psalm 56 is […]