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Pastors, Peeps and Preaching

04/02/10

Author:Dr. Julie Barrier

Easter Sunday is the pastors' Superbowl Sunday. Countless kiddies hyped up on Cadbury chocolate marshmallow bunnies and shocking pink peeps are forced to wear itchy petticoats, stiff, squeaky new shoes and hairbows the size of...[more]

 

Jesus: Next-Door Savior and Coming King

03/31/10

Author:Max Lucado

“There’s something wrong with this picture.” Remember those handouts in elementary school? The teacher would pass out drawings with the question at the bottom, “What’s wrong with this picture?” We’d look closely for something...[more]

 

Don't Preach a Namby-Pamby Jesus at Easter

03/30/10

Author:Pastor Francis Chan

We totally underestimate the power of Jesus. What often happens when you hear the name “Jesus”? Is He namby-pamby or the God of the Universe? I’m so bugged by the way we often underestimate His power. People don’t talk about...[more]

 

God's Love Covers Like A Blanket

02/12/10

Author:Max Lucado

Jesus was not always welcomed warmly by earth-travelers. Some saw Him as a threat. Some saw Him as a heretic. Most saw Him as an enigma. Not everyone in Jesus’ world gave him a warm welcome. Not everyone received him with grace....[more]

 

The Plunge

12/21/09

Author:Jack Schull

Sometimes we don't realize how "far down" Jesus had to go to save sinful man. I guess it's because we really can't get a handle on the holiness of God. A story I read really gave me a picture of what Jesus sacrificed to...[more]

 

What If You Knew?

11/07/09

Author:Mark Marikos

I am sure we have all been asked, or pondered the question on our own, “What would you do differently, if you knew you only had 6 months to live?”  A truly contented person might respond, “Nothing, I’m already doing what I...[more]

 

Pray Effectively for Others

09/30/09

Author:Dr. Don McMinn, Kimberly Spring

In the Old Testament, Samuel declares that he would be sinning against the Lord if he fails to pray for the Israelites. (1 Sam. 12:23) The value of praying for others is a familiar Christian call to action, but how can we do so...[more]