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Growing Kingdom People – Words Matter

Words Matter In the midst of recent events in our country, several have shared their heart in regards to race, violence, law-enforcement and justice.  It is only natural for us to express our feelings as social unrest unsettles us and … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Why I Do What I Don’t Want to Do

Why I Do What I Don’t Want to Do In recent weeks, believers in Christ have been asked to behave in ways that are counter to their personal values and instincts.  I would like to share a few personal thoughts … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Be Careful with the “Spirit of Fear”

Be Careful with the “Spirit of Fear” In recent weeks, as followers of Christ have been asked to curtail their practices, some have warned us against giving into the “spirit of fear.”  To be honest, I have been so busy … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Isolated No More

Isolated No More In this time of isolation, I have been searching the scripture for examples of those who were isolated and found strength from God in their circumstances. To be honest, some of my searches have ended in a … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Isolated Servants in the Bible

Isolated Servants in the Bible I didn’t see this coming.  Did you? I guess I should have. In recent years I have followed news stories about SARS, MERS, Ebola and the Measles. And now COVID-19. In my wildest imagination, I … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Three Highly Contagious Diseases

Three Highly Contagious Diseases I do not wish to diminish the critical nature of the current spread of the Coronavirus.  Regardless of the statistical contrast between COVID-19 and other contagious viruses, lives have been lost.  COVID-19 is particularly frightening because … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Dazzle and the Devil

Dazzle and the Devil My wife works for a popular maritime museum where every artifact tells a story.  Recently she introduced me to the concept of “dazzle.” Just so I don’t miss the opportunity… Yes, my wife is dazzling! But … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – A Most Dangerous Illness

A Most Dangerous Illness The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is creating global chaos. Communities are being quarantined. Factories are shutting down. Travel to some countries is screeching to a halt. Meanwhile, health organizations are trying to track the spread of the … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – Speaking of Kobe: Too Soon?

Speaking of Kobe: Too Soon? When Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna, and others, the sports world came to a sudden halt.  Not only did people grieve over the loss of Kobe, but tragedy … Continue reading

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Growing Kingdom People – “Be My Valentine – God”

Be My Valentine – God This week, I saw a message on a church sign that read, “Be my Valentine! – God”.  I assume the message refers to God’s love for us and His endless appeal to accept salvation through … Continue reading

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