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Yesterday, the Chick-fil-A Foundation announced changes in their approach to charitable giving beginning in 2020. Faith-based organizations like The Salvation Army and Fellowship of Christian Athletes are no longer listed. So, many Christians took to social media to express their displeasure. Does the Chick-fil-A decision reveal hypocrisy? Yes, I think so.[...]

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“The first to plead his case seems right, until another comes and examines him.” Proverbs 18:17   Today’s verse, like many of the Proverbs, presents us with a commonsense scenario. There are two sides to every story. People often share different versions of the truth when accusations arise. So, how[...]

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When we talk about spiritual leaders, we tend to think of pastors. However, developing spiritual leadership among members is essential to the effectiveness of a church. There are hundreds of books on leadership. And for the most part, these books are helpful tools for Christian leaders. But remember, the church[...]

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“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name[...]

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“Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” James 4:7   “Not today, devil!” is a popular saying printed on everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs. While we can applaud the sentiment, believers need to seek biblical truth over pithy sayings. So, what does Scripture say[...]

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“But the woman fearing and trembling, aware of what had happened to her, came and fell down before Him and told Him the whole truth. And He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace and be healed of your affliction.’” Mark 5:33-34   Most of[...]

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Recently, I was hanging out with a few of my preacher friends when the subject of divorce came up. Sadly, we each knew a number of marriages currently ending. As a traveling evangelist, I’ve had similar conversations with pastors in many churches. So, I asked this group of preachers, “When[...]

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“For she thought, ‘If I just touch His garments, I will get well.’ Immediately the flow of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of her affliction.” Mark 5:28–29   Most followers of Jesus Christ want to be people of great faith.[...]

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“after hearing about Jesus, she came up in the crowd behind Him and touched His cloak.” Mark 5:27   We encounter desperate people regularly but seldom know it. They often hide their loneliness, fear, or shame behind a smile or even humor. Desperate people need the hope of Jesus Christ;[...]

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