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October 22 – The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 The movie series “Back to the Future” reminds us how small things can cause great changes. In the first time travel experiment, Marty McFly meets Doc Brown at Twin Pines Mall. Terrorists meet … Continue reading

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April 11 – The Bottom Line

Acts 2:14-47; Deuteronomy 15-16; Job 11 John Elkington proposed the idea known as “The Triple Bottom Line” in 1994 as a way to get companies to realize that there was more to life than cash flow. The Triple Bottom Line … Continue reading

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March 9 – Beauty Tips for Life

Matthew 12:22-50; Leviticus 15-16; Proverbs 27 Mirrors are great. I can’t imagine shaving without being in front of a mirror. I use a mirror when I comb my hair, usually. Yes, I do comb my hair. My wife uses a … Continue reading

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July 2 – Christians in a Political World

Psalm 66:1-9; Zechariah 14:10-21; Luke 9:1-6 I guess it depends on who you are with when the statement comes up: would Jesus be a Republican or a Democrat. If you are among a cultural group that traditionally votes Democrat, Jesus … Continue reading

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November 10 – Turning

Titus 2; Jeremiah 15-16; Psalm 126 Jeremiah was a prophet with a tough job. His job was to be God’s spokesman to a people that were about to undergo catastrophic loss. Israel was about to be destroyed as a nation, … Continue reading

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November 16 – Popularity

James 4; Jeremiah 27-28; Psalm 132 Who doesn’t want to be popular? We all love it when people praise us and talk about how good we are or how well we fit in. We want to have a “good witness” … Continue reading

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August 12 – When Will There Be an End?

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 There seems to be a universal sentiment among all peoples and all religions that believe that there will be an end of time. That sentiment is that somehow the end will be … Continue reading

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September 4 – Following Jesus

John 10:22-42; 2 Chronicles 9; Psalm 74 Norman Vincent Peale allegedly tells the story of eating in a restaurant where the crowd is being “entertained” by a patron who had imbibed a bit too much wine. He was loud and … Continue reading

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