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A New Creation: A Story Only Christ Could Write

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” – 2 Corinthians 5:17 Back in 1993, I was working three jobs and ... Continue Reading →
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No Choice but to Choose

“Now therefore fear the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. And if ... Continue Reading →
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Children’s Church & Sunday School Theology

We have managed to underestimate our children for several decades here in America. We water down the Bible stories and avoid topics of questionable Western behavior. We think by sharing ... Continue Reading →
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Soldier to Civilian: The “Mr. Incredible” Complex

Have you seen the meme about “Name a movie you have watched five times and still like”? For my family and me, the movie would be “The Incredibles”. My kids literal quote lines ... Continue Reading →
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But, How Do You Know?

“Let no man say when he is tempted that he is tempted of by God!” Tested?, Tempted?, or Self-inflicted?…these three are the most difficult questions to answer for Christians when ... Continue Reading →

Atheistic Science: Indicted!

“For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.” – Proverbs 2:6 Modern atheistic science claims to be the only source from which knowledge comes ... Continue Reading →
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Attachments and the Kingdom of God

How does a person, any person, and all people attach and detach to (& from) others, places, things, and the events of life? With Permanent Change of Station (PCS) season approaching, ... Continue Reading →
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Togetherness in Marriage

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. – Genesis 2:24 “Therefore a man shall leave his father and ... Continue Reading →
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Knowing the Story

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. – Genesis 1:1, (The first verse of the Bible) I like a good short story and if the story is true or realistic as in “it ... Continue Reading →
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Meaningful Change

This past weekend, I conducted my 207th Army Strong Bonds retreat. We had 27 senior military couples who joined me at a hotel a couple of hours away from Joint Base Lewis McChord in ... Continue Reading →