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Christian Living: Back on the Straight and Narrow

The fifteenth chapter of Luke’s Gospel gives us the very familiar story of The Prodigal Son. There are many lessons that can be learned from this parable – all beneficial teachings – but the most memorable might be the scene … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom: Comfort in Times of Distress

In II Corinthians 1:8-11 Paul talks about one of his close encounters with death: We think you ought to know, dear brothers and sisters, about the trouble we went through in the province of Asia. We were crushed and overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Letting Go, Letting God

I recently lost a bracelet that had been a favorite of mine for more than 15 years. It was a gift from someone I was mentoring way back when. At the time it was given, my friend could not afford … Continue reading

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Christian Living: God’s Little Coincidences

I was at this year’s FurnitureFest at Tulsa University when I spotted a young student who stood off by himself. Engaging him in conversation, I learned that he had arrived from Ethiopia three days before and knew no one in … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Lean on God

The story is told of a youth from India who started out on a four-day journey of faith. He never intended it to end up that way, but God had a greater purpose in mind. It started with an advertisement … Continue reading

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Words of Encouragement: “Hang on, Baby! Hang on.”

“If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast.” (Psalm 139:9-10) No matter where or how … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Last Words of a Martyr

Eighty and six years I have served him. How then can I blaspheme my King and Saviour? Bring forth what thou wilt. And with those words, Polycarp was burned at the stake for refusing to burn incense to the Roman … Continue reading

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