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I love you Siloam Springs!

A deep appreciation and quiet joy gripped me as I drove to church Sunday morning.  The sun was not long in the sky and a crispness clung to morning. In the short distance from my home to downtown Siloam Springs … Continue reading

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Christ Followers have perfect pain free lives

 Are you kidding me?  Where does either Scripture or experience give credence to the viewpoint that Christ Followers have perfect pain free lives? How many people honestly can claim to experience the following formula? To live without sickness, heartache and … Continue reading

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A million little choices

  Yakov Smirnoff came to the United States and then to a theatre in Branson after fleeing the Soviet Union.  One thing that made a big impression on him was the sheer variety of choices in American supermarkets, after the … Continue reading

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Peter’s Post Easter Directive    

The apostle Peter wrote specifically to believers, not those who did not know or care about Jesus, in his first letter to Christians scattered outside Israel. “Because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in … Continue reading

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The Work of the People

Have you ever gone to work and your boss was waiting for you by the time card machine?  He said nothing until after you took your card from its slot, placed it beneath the time stamp and heard it imprint … Continue reading

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Why are you in despair?

We excitedly waited for the birth of our third child in Jonesboro, Arkansas.  We received the joyous news only to hear a few weeks later that no heart beat was detected.  Then came the bleeding and the hurried trip to … Continue reading

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Do generous people still live?

Do generous people continue to exist? Here is what I know. Last winter I stopped to talk with a homeless family sitting in their car at McDonalds.  Their driver was standing outside the car with a young man who introduced … Continue reading

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Do not feel you are missing something by not sinning

Lindsey Maestas felt she was missing something every time she sinned.  Although she gave her life to Jesus when she was 19, she had loved Him and failed Him ever since.  Her go to sin was sex outside marriage. She … Continue reading

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Who is walking who?

“Pa, let’s go” implores my beautiful and impatient granddaughter.  It seems I take much more time to get ready for a walk than she does.  This little free spirit wants to see more of this big beautiful world and I … Continue reading

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Church Attendance Can Change Your Life

  The example and wisdom of Jesus Christ is esteemed even by those who do not believe he is the Son of God. The Koran teaches that Jesus was a messenger of Allah. The mainstream Muslim belief is that Jesus … Continue reading

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