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Three Lessons From a Poor Widow

A mother wanted to teach her daughter a moral lesson. She gave the little girl a quarter and a dollar for church

“Put whichever one you want in the collection plate and keep the other for yourself,” she told the girl.

When they were coming out of church, the mother asked her daughter which amount she had given. Continue reading

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The Preacher’s Perspective on Earth Day

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When we lived in Manatee County Florida, the Soil Conservation Department invited the area preachers on a tour of the county every Spring.

Most years I attended. I grew up on a farm and enjoyed seeing the local agriculture. The tour was interesting. Plus at noon they fed us a steak dinner with all the trimmings! Hmm, my mind’s a little foggy now, but maybe the steak dinner was a big draw! Continue reading

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Life? It’s About Time!

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According to latest statistics, life expectancy for an average human being in the United States is currently at 78.4 years.

What if you compared  78.4 years to a 24 hour day? According to the formula each hour is represented by 3.267 years of life.  What time is it in your life? Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Stewardship

stewardshipThe Butterball Turkey Company used to set up a hotline to answer consumer questions about preparing holiday turkeys. One woman called to inquire about cooking a turkey that had been in her freezer for twenty-three years. The operator told her it might be safe if the freezer had been kept below zero degrees the entire time. But the operator warned  that, even if it were safe, the flavor had probably deteriorated, and she wouldn’t recommend eating it. Continue reading

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