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July 20 – Focus

1 Corinthians 7:25-40; 1 Kings 21; Amos 5 We love distractions. Sometimes they help get our minds off of our problems. Executives measure their value to a company by the size and location of their offices – the bigger the … Continue reading

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March 23 – Sorry, No Cookies

Matthew 20:17-34; Numbers 15-16; Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20 You’ve probably seen this as a meme, or perhaps on a T-shirt: “Come to the Dark Side – We have cookies.” It’s hard to imagine Darth Vadar doing promotions to recruit new members, but, … Continue reading

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January 14 – Stuff is Not Good Enough

Luke 12:1-31; Genesis 21; Psalm 14 You’ve probably heard about stories of rich millionaires, even billionaires, who take a “bombshell” wife that’s fifty or sixty years younger. It isn’t long before he dies and his new will leaves everything to … Continue reading

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March 21 – Using Wealth

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 What do I have? I mean, what do I have that’s really important? My house? My wealth? (Ok, in America I wouldn’t consider myself wealthy, but compared to the rest of the world, I’m … Continue reading

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Action Step – 2013 #6 – Money!

“He who dies with the most toys, wins.” You’ve probably heard people say that. It’s a philosophy that permeates our society and so we work on accumulating all the “toys” that we can. The corollary to the earlier saying is … Continue reading

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