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THOUGHTS & MUSINGS FROM OUR TEAM

We have an ongoing debate in Christianity over how and when God created the earth and, especially, mankind. There are both “Old Earth” and “Young Earth” Christians – who love Jesus and believe the Bible to be inspired and inerrant. If we were to take an anonymous poll of the Bible–believing folks in our church, I think we’d find...

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When you make a vow to the Lord your God, you shall not delay to pay it; for the Lord your God will surely require it of you, and it would be sin to you. Deuteronomy 23:21 When you make a vow to God, do not delay to pay it; For...

I listen to podcasts. It’s a great way to maximize my time while doing other things like driving, working out, and chores around the house. While on a run recently, I was listening to the TED Talks podcast titled Believers and Doubters. It was supposed to be an intellectual discussion on...

[This well-known and oft-told story well illustrates what can happen when a church loses its grip on the call to evangelism.] On a dangerous seacoast where shipwrecks often occur there was once a crude little lifesaving station. The building was just a hut, and there was only 1 boat, but the...

You probably missed the news story a couple weeks ago in The Washington Times about the brouhaha that erupted between France and Iran. The two counties faced a diplomatic meltdown over a dispute regarding the menu at a proposed dinner between their presidents. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani insisted the meal...

“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Ten times in the Bible individuals or God’s people collectively are told to “fear not.” That...

God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. • 2 Timothy 1:7 Terrorism has become a fixture of the Modern World. Terrorists use it as a means to some political or religious end. Governments respond to it with policies...

In John 10:10 Jesus said, “I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” This is a good promise to ponder as we celebrate Christmas. Jesus came that we could have life. And however much life we’ve received from Him, there’s more to be...

The State of California recently passed into law what is known as “Physician-assisted suicide.” That is, doctors will no longer be charged with a crime for assisting those who want to end their lives by suicide. The California State legislature passed the bill and it went to the governor’s desk...