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Hating a Christian

By On May 23, 2017

Ouch! Hate is a very strong word. Tone it down a bit. Try: ‘disliking your brother’. Or even ‘take him or leave him’ – a feeling of mere ambivalence towards your Christian brother. Wouldn’t that be better than that awful word ‘hate’? The trouble is – nothing less than loving our brother or sister in Christ is acceptable to God….

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Threats or Opportunities?

By On May 16, 2017

Have you ever wondered how people could look at the same thing but see something totally different? Why do weather forecasters tell you there’s a 30% chance of rain tomorrow? Why don’t they say a 70% chance of radiant sunshine? Twelve influential men were selected to conduct a SWOT analysis of the new territory to be inhabited. They were assigned…

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Purpose Driven Christian

By On May 9, 2017

Have you ever sighed and said: “What’s the use? Why bother? What’s the purpose? What good will it do anyway?”  Most of us have been there at some point. It’s not exactly a high time on our journey home to Heaven. You wouldn’t call them great days or bright ones either. Maybe you’re there today. When we lose our sense…

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Getting Divine Direction

By On May 2, 2017

Note: You can easily email, print, or share this post or any of the posts on this website by clicking on the relevant task icon at the bottom of each post. Maybe you clicked on this post with great anticipation: “Finally, something that is relevant. I need direction. I have been praying and praying but I feel like I am…

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Born Again: 37 Years of Darkness Among the Amish

By On April 30, 2017

John A Miller Tells His Story I was born in western Pennsylvania in the small village of Atlantic. Ours was a typical Amish family. We attended church services every other Sunday, which was normal for most Amish. Some of my earliest memories include hearing my grandfather preaching from Romans 8:15, “For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again…

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Big Lottery Win: Generosity Second to None

By On April 26, 2017

Neighbours talked about it. Journalists wrote stories about it. Coffee shops were a-buzz with the extraordinary news. And it spread across Canada and eventually around the world by major media outlets. It was a heart-touching story of outstanding generosity and selflessness. Allen and Violet Large had been married for 36 years. They worked hard. Allen was a welder and Violet…

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Feeling the Wind is One Thing

By On April 25, 2017

How could you not feel it! The gale is so strong – it seems to be hurricane force. It’s taking every ounce of energy you have, to keep on walking. In fact, it seems the sheer velocity of the wind is pushing you backwards, as you try to step forward! It is exhausting. What’s happening? Why are you feeling this…