IT’S FRIDAY. BUT SUNDAY’S COMING! What’s Good About “Good Friday”?

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My calendar says today is “Good Friday.” The NYSE will be closed for “Good Friday.” Many schools will out for “Good Friday.” Christendom celebrates today as “Good Friday.”

Personally, I’ve always thought speaking of the day Jesus was unmercifully crucified on Calvary as “Good Friday” seemed a little strange. Of course, the expression “Good Friday is not used in the Bible. So, what is its origin? Continue reading

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Can You Earn a Place in Heaven?

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Country music artist, Alan Jackson, had a #1 hit song back in 2001 entitled “Where I Come From.” The refrain repeats these lyrics:

 I said where I come from

It’s cornbread and chicken

Where I come from a lotta front porch sittin’

Where I come from tryin’ to make a livin’

And workin’ hard to get to heaven

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HEAVEN IS FOR REAL

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“Heaven is for Real” is a movie being released today in a theater near you! It’s the continuing trend of movies that Hollywood is producing to appeal to the “Christian market.”

The movie is based on the story of a 4-year old boy, Colton Burpo, who almost died on the operating table during emergency surgery. When he recovered, Colton claims that he went to heaven. Saw his own surgery. Observed the prayers of his anguished parents. And met Jesus. Continue reading

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Should Christians Refuse To Pay Taxes?

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More Americans are upset about government waste and spending.  Businesses with a Christian world view are suing to opt out of Obama-care.  Christians are increasingly questioning not only the misuse of their tax money, but the moral abuse.   Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Example

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The headline read: “Matty Lovo is a Hero”

I googled it. And it’s a true story. Matty Lovo, then 9 years old when it happened, saved his father’s life.

Matty’s dad, Matty Lovo, Sr, a semi-tractor-trailer driver, was hauling lumber through St. Helens, Oregon, when he had a seizure and lost consciousness. The semi veered into oncoming traffic. Stuck a utility pole. And seemed destined for a tragic accident.  Continue reading

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IT’S FRIDAY. BUT SUNDAY’S COMING! “The Prince of Peace”

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Some time ago a friend sent me an email with these encouraging words. “I read an article that said the way to achieve inner peace is to finish things that you start. Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Need A Church Family

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Is the internet and social media replacing church attendance?

It would seem so, according to a study by the University of Chicago, as reported by The Christian Post. Their findings show that religious affiliation in the past two decades has declined, which they attribute to two factors: education and the internet. Continue reading

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