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Stealth Bomber: A Tribute to Neb

Note: The name of the subject of this piece has been changed to keep from compromising his identity, as he is a missionary in...

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Room for One

“While he was still speaking, there came from the ruler’s house some who said, ‘Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any...

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Martha, Martha

“Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had...

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The Thief and The Friend

“Now at the feast he used to release for them one prisoner for whom they asked. And among the rebels in prison, who had...

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Ephesians 3:13-20 Part 3: Four Dimensions

This is part three in a four-part series on Ephesians 3:13-20. So far in this series, we have examined how Paul’s suffering was for both his...
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Ephesians 3:13-20 Part 2: The Source of Strength

This is Part 2 of a four part series on Ephesians 3:13-20. To read part one, go here.

In the first installment of this four-part...

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Ephesians 3:13-20 Part 1: The Call is Worth the Cost

This is part one of a series on Ephesians 3:13-20

Extraordinary miracles marked Paul’s time in Ephesus (Acts 19). The Gospel went out and many...

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On Sin

Sometimes I wonder why I sin. I wonder why I continually rebel against my God. I wonder why I do “what I do not...

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The World’s Worst Pump-Up Speech

Matthew 10:5-27

Some of the grandest and most important leaders in world history harnessed the power of motivational speeches to spur their subjects on to...

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Am I Too Comfortable?

Everyone wants to be comfortable. In America, people lay down to sleep amidst nearly a dozen pillows on mattresses tailored to their preferred firmness....

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