Monthly Archives: August 2018

Seven Seconds of Boldness

I once heard that “Seven seconds of boldness can change a life.”  I think about that phrase often, especially when I see an opportunity. A few days before Easter I took some invitations for Easter Sunday Church to hand out … Continue reading

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Why Stay in an Unhappy Marriage?

Recently I overheard a Christian man make this appalling statement:  “Why would anyone stay in an unhappy marriage? Life is short! Get a divorce and move on!” How could a follower of Jesus say such a thing?  I listened from … Continue reading

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Divorce: What the Bible Says

Clearly God hates divorce (Malachi 2:16).  “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate” (Matt 19:6).   In Matthew 19:9 Jesus said,  “I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman commits … Continue reading

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Rebellion, Drugs, Then Jesus

My friend Jessica has an amazing story.  Raised in a Christian home with a mother who faithfully prayed for her, Jessica had a rebellious spirit and a drug addiction. Her disobedience often resulted in trouble. One day she prayed asking God … Continue reading

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“I No Longer Believe in God”

A friend confided in me that her daughter, a university student,  announced that she no longer believes in God.  Moreover, she recently moved in with her boyfriend! Her parents were disappointed in both announcements, but stunned at their daughter’s declaration–that … Continue reading

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Spirit House

We were privileged to travel to Cambodia and actually visit some private homes. I noticed the homes in the villages each had a small spirit house outside, usually perched on a pedestal, facing the front of the home. Some of … Continue reading

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Seeing Clearly Through the Smog

It was on a smoggy day that I received an unexpected letter from someone I loved.  I wasn’t prepared for its disturbing contents which hurt deeply. It was a letter of anger and bottled-up emotions, being vented in one huge … Continue reading

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