Monthly Archives: June 2006

When “What We Know” Really Matters

One of my favorite authors of Christian fiction is Francine Rivers. In Leota’s Garden (1999, Tyndale House Publishers), she tells the story of a rainbow lory (parrot) that experienced a no good, very bad day. The story of Barnaby, the … Continue reading

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Dealing with Depression

One of the life-issues that I am most often asked about is depression. If you follow the preceding link to its source, you will note that depression can be quite serious and require professional treatment. None of us should be … Continue reading

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The Right Hand of Fellowship

June 28th is National Handshake Day. I discovered this tidbit by clicking on a link on my MSN homepage. It took me to an article written by Kate Lorenz, who is the article and advice editor for CareerBuilder.com. This well-written … Continue reading

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Hearing God’s Music x

In Just Like Jesus Max Lucado tells a compelling story of dancers who had no music. They had everything else. They had a fancy ballroom, which was decorated to the hilt. They had a stage upon which musicians could perform, … Continue reading

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Encouragement: Bringing Out the Best in Others

Millions of dollars are spent every year by businesses in an effort to pump up their sales forces in order to add to the bottom line. Pat Summit of the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers and Pat Riley of the … Continue reading

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Concerning Prayer and Praying

Think about it… – A simple question: What is prayer? – A simple answer: Prayer is “the language of faith.” – See: Matthew 7:7-8. – Hopefully this post will encourage faithfulness in prayer! – See: Romans 12:12. (1) SOME PATTERNS … Continue reading

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Praying Like Jesus

Ten Principles of Prayer We Learn From Jesus in Luke 11:1-13 I read about a small town that had two churches and one distillery. Members of both churches complained that the distillery was giving the community a bad image. And … Continue reading

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