Category Archives: Christian life

Like a Slap Across the Face

On January 8th, 1956, Jim Elliot and four other men, died on a beachhead along the Curaray River in Ecuador. These five men, from the U.S.,  were called by God to reach the Huaorani Indians; This savage tribe was on the … Continue reading

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Same Circumstances; Two Very Different Streams

Back in May of 2009 the animated movie UP was released. My family loves this movie, which begins on a sour note, as Mr. Fredrickson’s (the old guy) wife has recently died. Shortly thereafter Mr. Fredrickson meets Russel (the little boy). … Continue reading

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Word’s are Relevant when Used Right!!! #2

Make no mistake my friends, we are to be very strange in the eyes of the world. We are not to be strange, for the sake of it, or to draw attention to ourselves. The world is filled with enough … Continue reading

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Word’s are Relevant when Used Right!!!

Word’s matter, especially in conveying the faith once delivered to the saints. This past week while preparing to minister the Word of God, four passages of scripture came to my mind. I immediately wrote them on the white board in my office. … Continue reading

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Having the Life Squeezed Out of You.

The picture to my left, probably needs a bit of explanation. I’m sure you can tell that the hand is squeezing olive oil into a bottle or jar of some sort, but why that is important may escape us, here in the United … Continue reading

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