Author Archives: Andy

Be A Neighbor, Be Jesus

29 Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 30 And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’31 The … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Fight?

Did you know that if you place a frog in boiling water, it will immediately jump out. But if you place a frog in a pot of water at room temperature and slowly turn up the heat, you will eventually … Continue reading

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What if…?

What if…the phrase itself usually makes me cringe, especially when I hear it coming out of the mouth of one of my children. This is due to the face that the statement to follow the “what if” will be highly … Continue reading

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Fad vs. Movement

Big hair, parachute pants, baggy shirts, boom boxes, denim jackets, chuck taylor’s (Converse), and hyper color shirts. They were all fads from my earlier years. Although some were good, I, as well as many others, were glad to see a … Continue reading

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Informal Mentoring By Alvin Reid

The following is an article written by Alvin Reid entitled “Informal Mentoring.” The original post of this article can be seen here “Odysseus has some of the most famous adventures in the annals of Greek mythology. Before going away to … Continue reading

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God Has Greater Plans: Part 2

How do we know God’s plan for our life? Jeremiah 29:11 states “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a … Continue reading

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God Has Greater Plans: Part 1

God’s ideas for your life are always greater than your own. There is no question. Isaiah 55:8 states “‘For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,’ declares the Lord. ‘As the heavens are higher than … Continue reading

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Top Ten Mistakes Christian Parents Make

Top Ten Mistakes Christian Parents Make, by Jeff Strong, was originally posted here It might be difficult for some parents to read through, but here’s a top ten list that I’ve been wanting to write for a while. Over the … Continue reading

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Thriving? Or Merely Surviving?

How would you describe your relationship with Christ? Is it one of growth, or just getting by? Is it exciting, fresh, and developing? Or is it old, stale, and dying? Seriously take inventory of your relationship with Him. Are you … Continue reading

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Why Are Our Kids Leaving The Church?

Facing the facts – This has been a long time coming. I have mulled over for months now. Typed and retyped. Several others have read it in order to give me guidance and direction. It wasn’t easy. Namely because I am … Continue reading

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