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Learning from Fish

Learning from Fish

“But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin, when it is fully grown, brings forth death.” – James 1:15 I don’t Learn more
Pity the Fool, Don’t Be the Fool

Pity the Fool, Don’t Be the Fool

The A-Team is a classic TV. It was an action-adventure television series about former members of a U.S. Special Forces unit. The members, after being court-martialed “for a crime they didn’t commit”, escaped from military prison. While still on the Learn more
Thanksgiving Every Day

Thanksgiving Every Day

My mom makes the best stuffing; it’s not even close. Don’t get me wrong, I can eat almost any type of stuffing (except for that kind with oysters in it. That’s just weird). For clarity, dressing is not stuffing. I Learn more
It Is Well

It Is Well

Should we praise God only when we feel like it? What if we are having a bad day, should we still force ourselves to remember how good God is? Stephen Crawford tells us this story: “In October 1871, the Great Learn more
Why A.C.T.S. is Only the Beginning

Why A.C.T.S. is Only the Beginning

Early in my Christian life, I was taught an acronym to guide my prayer life. The acronym is A.C.T.S. “A” stands for adoration. Psalm 145:1 serves as an example: “I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise Learn more
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

It’s funny how often we do things without thinking, “Why do I do this?” I know someone who puts peanut butter in the refrigerator. Many labels on jars of peanut butter say “no refrigeration required.” How did they start this Learn more
The New Ending

The New Ending

Have you ever read a book so engaging that you didn’t want to put it down? Agatha Christie’s book “And Then There Were None” was like that for me. It is a winding path of mystery and intrigue. I remember Learn more
Are you an MTD Believer?

Are you an MTD Believer?

In 1859, Samuel Smiles coined the term “self-help” in his book, also by the same name. This book praised the idea of a self-made man and pushed the motto “Heaven helps those that help themselves.” The book was a huge Learn more
Labor Without Love

Labor Without Love

God established temple worship and the position of Priest to give the people access to Himself. The temple was not a small white chapel on a hill somewhere; it was a sprawling complex that cost millions of dollars. Solomon’s temple Learn more
Following (and creating) the Leader!

Following (and creating) the Leader!

You remember playing “Follow the Leader” as a young child. There is a person in the front that sets the direction and those behind fall in line. If you were in the back of that line, you might not even Learn more