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Many people think that peace is about not arguing or being quiet, but really, it’s about so much more than that. Biblical peace is a powerful spiritual position. It’s about aligning your thoughts, attitudes and actions with God’s. It’s about […]

One of our faithful church members is a gentleman named Freddie Lamb. Freddie always has a smile on his face; he is always full of faith and joy. I see him at church all the time. Back in the 1990’s, […]

In the Bible, when Joshua and the people of Israel were headed toward the Promised Land, right in the middle of their path was a huge obstacle—the city of Jericho. Jericho was a large, fortified city. It had huge walls […]

Everything we do produces a seed and leaves something for future generations. The Bible says, “Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds” (Matthew 5:16, NIV). People may not necessarily hear your words, but they […]

There is a young lady I know who is very creative. She puts on major programs for different organizations to empower women. She’s known for being very innovative and always on the cutting edge. But she told me that for […]

Have you ever heard a parent say, “We weren’t expecting this child; they were a surprise,” or “they were an accident?” Well, that child may have been a surprise to the parents, but they were not a surprise to Almighty […]

For my entire life, my family has been in the jewelry business. Over the years, I’ve learned quite a bit about gemstones and precious metals, but what has always fascinated me the most is the story of how a pearl […]

I want to tell you a story about a young lady in our church. She is a single parent, a hard worker, and a faithful volunteer. She’s always done her best to provide a living for her family, but always […]

Back in Bible days, if you would have asked Jacob “Who are you?” he would have said, “I’m a cheater. I’m a deceiver. I’m a liar.” But really, that’s not who he is, that’s what he did. We’ve all done […]

In Genesis, the Bible tells us about Jacob’s son, Joseph. As a young man, he was wearing a coat of many colors given to him by his father. He had God’s favor. His life was good. He was on an […]

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