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Will I Ever Find Happiness?

“Little children, guard yourselves from idols.” (1 John 5:21) Does the title of this article seem ill-matched with the exhortation from Pastor John in his first short letter? It would have to me before this morning’s devotion. “Their idols are silver and gold, made by human hands. They have mouths but cannot speak, eyes, but… Read more »

The Gift of Conviction!

“Thank God we can repent!” Ruben and I had been meeting to read the Bible together ever since I’d had the privilege of leading him to Jesus. “Thank you Ruben. I’ve never thought of what a blessing that is! Two short, personal repentance stories. Our new home needed a LOT of work. My wife and… Read more »

How to Affirm a Child

Everyone reading this could give instruction about how important it is to affirm a child and how to do it. Perhaps you remember being affirmed as a child. A parent, teacher, pastor, someone spoke into your life and you were lifted! Let me tell you a story from the 4th grade: Mrs. Fent, during handwriting… Read more »

YES! There Is GOOD NEWS!

Like me, you’re probably sick of all the negative news! It’s a by-product of the fallen, sin-sick world that we are colonizing for heaven. I feel more an alien, a stranger, in this world than ever before! Yet, I am an ambassador for Christ, and so are you. We have Good News, GREAT NEWS! Peter,… Read more »