Looking Back to look Forward

This past weekend Mary and I had the opportunity to visit our High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. The reason for the visit was that the school was celebrating 50 years of existence. Wake Christian Academy (WCA), founded in 1966, has grown from one small house to a sprawling 58-acre...

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Countdown to Ghana

Countdown to Ghana: What Kind of Attitude do you have Today? If you are using my book, You gotta START somewhere, as a part of your daily devotionals then you realize the timeliness of this week’s verse. Week Eight reminds us that “I can do all things through Christ who...

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Gearing Up For Ghana

In 23 days our team of 5 will board airplanes and set out for Ghana, West Africa for our first international ministry project of 2017. It’s hard to believe that this will be our 34th trip to this country! Joining me on this project will be Jeff Andler, Mark Chase,...

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 51

“Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.” –1 Peter 5:7 niv Most parents have a similar story. We travel with our children to a park or zoo or an amusement park looking for a fun-filled day of activities only to discover that eventually the little legs...

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 50

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” –Proverbs 27:17 nasb I grew up in an era where every boy and man carried a pocketknife. If I had my pants on, I had a knife. I took it to school during the week and to church on the weekend....

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 49

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” –Philippians 4:8 niv The devil works hard to get our mind into the wrong...

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 47

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.” –1 John 4:7 nasb Last week we read about the great love with which God has loved us (John 3:16) and this week the same writer pens these words about love....

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“One-A-Week Challenge” – Week 46

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 nkjv The entirety of the Gospel is encapsulated in John 3:16 which is the most quoted and memorized verse in all the Bible....

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