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10 Rules for a Happy Life Part 2

Today, I am proud to present the conclusion of the article from Dave Willis of Marriage Today. His article discusses ten rules for a happy life. I pray it blesses you as much as it blessed me. 10 Rules for a Happy Life Part 1 Be an encourager; not a …

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Ten Rules for a Happy Life Part 1

Today, I am excited to present the first part of an article from Dave Willis of Marriage Today. His article discusses ten rules for a happy life. The first 3 are in this blog. The rest will be posted next week. I pray they bless you as much as they …

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Is Money Dangerous?

“One of the dangers of having a lot of money is that you may be quite satisfied with the kinds of happiness money can give, and so fail to realize your need for God. If everything seems to come simply by signing checks, you may forget that you are at …

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Seizing the Day

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Are you like me? Does every day start with a list of things that have to be done? Many people can get through their day with a mental checklist. I’m not one of them. I need my written list. After it’s written, it needs to be prioritized. And then stuff …

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What Legacy Are We Leaving?

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Often when we think of legacy, it’s in terms of what are we leaving behind us materially. We can’t take it with us. We never see a hearse followed by an armored car filled with gold. We wonder are we leaving enough to support our families. Or are we burdening …

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Stewardship Comes with Responsibility

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When most of us hear the word stewardship, we often think of increase. Luke 19 tells us of a servant who was put in charge of a certain amount of silver. When the king returned and asked for an accounting, this servant reported, “I invested your money and made ten …

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Stewardship Is More Than Money

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I think we’ve all heard the word Stewardship at one time or another. Depending on our background, it may well carry negative associations. Like, “Stewardship is what the pastor talks about when he wants us to give more money.” Money is only one of the things we are called to steward. But …

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Merry Christmas

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I’m taking the next couple of weeks off to celebrate Christmas and to renew, reconnect, rediscover and repurpose. I’ll be back after the 1st of the year. I pray you all have a blessed and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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The Meaning of Christmas

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It’s that time of year when I think many of us ponder the question, “What’s it all about?” “What’s the meaning of all this decorating and buying?” “Why do we do it?” This year, the meaning of Christmas is stirring in me at deeper levels. I’m seeing the season in …

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What Is Our Legacy?

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Have you ever wondered about what kind of legacy you’re leaving? I mean more than an estate or an inheritance we bequeath to our children or our church. I’m thinking more along the lines of how will people remember us. Maybe a better phrasing is how do we want to …

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