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Consider the Ant

Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! – Proverbs 6:6

It started about two months ago during the drought: an unrelenting parade of tiny ants in our master bathroom. They first were there for water, so when rainy season started, I expected them to find their way back outside, where they could eat and drink to their (more…)

It’s Okay Not to be Okay

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. – Ephesians 6:2

Most of us put a bit of time into getting ready for church – primping, dressing, making sure we look like our brood is the poster family for Christianity. We put our church faces on and we smile. As people pass us and politely ask how we are, (more…)

Lessons from the Charleston Tragedy

In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, while evildoers and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. – 2 Timothy 3:12-14

Dylann Roof is an evil young man who committed acts of great evil. Most of us cannot begin to comprehend what could lead someone to commit such terrible (more…)

It’s Almost Shoutin’ Time

Bev and Jerry are having marital problems. You can tell by just looking at them.

Vickie’s daughter got pregnant, and she’s not even married! No one will want to go to that shower.

Did you hear Joy and Dana aren’t even talking anymore, even though they taught together for 20 years? 

Oh, to hear church members talk, you would think there are no secrets

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