Practical Application

Message and Method

Paul’s Message of the Cross and the Philosophers They were the “rock stars” of their day. Traveling orators who espoused a variety of philosophies were commonplace in the central marketplaces of ancient Greek and Latin cities. The apostle Paul met up with them in Athens. He went toe to toe with the Epicureans and Stoics […]

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Camp Provides Fun, Friendship and Caring Community

For those of you, like me, who cherish memories from a Christian summer camp, I invite you to imagine what it takes to provide youngsters that exuberant, life-changing experience. Consider, for example, what you’ll find at Camp Canaan in Rock Hill, South Carolina.  On the front lines, look for attentive, patient, fun-loving camp counselors like […]

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Nothing Matters More

Serving a global ministry like OneHope, I’ve had the opportunity to hear hundreds of incredible testimonies from young people all around the world who have experienced the life-changing message of the gospel. Each story I hear reminds me of the necessity of reflection, of taking a moment to look at our past and thank God […]

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The Fog

The story that you will find below has been a story that I have shared in the past. I share it again because I believe it’s more appropriate today than it may have been when it occurred. I sense that many of us, as followers of Jesus, are experiencing some kind of fog. A fog […]

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The Company Line

(Scroll down to leave a comment on the “company line.”) “A Few Good Men” Recently I was in a bible study that I have been attending for almost two years. I was one of many that attended the class, and I have grown to appreciate not only the fellowship but the friendships that have emerged. […]

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2022: Resolve to Obey

Last year I closed out the year with an article on resolving to forgive in 2021. I’d be curious how we did with the resolution to forgive. For me, I continued to wrestle with hurt from someone that I said would never, ever betray me. It’s been a hurt that continued for several years, but […]

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Reflect and Reposition

The beginning of a new year always has a bit more emotion attached to it.  Sometimes we are eager to leave the old behind and start fresh and then other times we wish the year would never end. Many of us may be anticipating good things, including some significant milestones.  However, there may be some […]

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Locking Arms to Serve Our Community

On January 17 when the alarm clock sounds, some Americans will sit up grudgingly to face Monday morning, then plop back onto the pillow in relief when they remember it’s a federal holiday. But at Palm Beach Atlantic University, students will hop out of bed anyhow, not wanting to be late for Martin Luther King […]

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