Monthly Archives: June 2012

Christian Living: It’s Not About Retiring

My father-in-law was fond of reminding others that at his age all his friends were retiring and dying. I’m fast approaching that same age, but it seems to me it’s more an “either/or” than an “and.” I would say that … Continue reading

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Missions: A Personal Testimony

I recently attended a retirement dinner for the Director of Global Missions at Asbury. It was a time for reflecting back on 25 years of service that Mary Ann Smith gave to God and the church. Undoubtedly, most all the … Continue reading

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Evangelism: Speaking Out

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. Has the Lord redeemed you? Then speak out!” Psalm 107:1-2    In the Bible passage above, the “redeemed” the writer is referring to is Israel.  He … Continue reading

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Inductive Bible Study: Who Is This Man Called Jesus?

Jesus is God and He is the Son of God. This is a hard teaching for mortal man to comprehend: how anyone can be both God and the Son of God. It’s all part of the mystery of the Trinity. … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Apply a Generous Covering of Colossians 3:16

“Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” Colossians 3:16 The key word in this verse … Continue reading

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Evangelism: Jesus, A Stumbling Block for Many

If you were to ask people today if they believe in God (Higher Power, Allah, Jehovah), the vast majority would be quick to say ‘yes’ without a second thought. People usually have no difficulty in giving God credit for the … Continue reading

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