Treasures in the Lost and Found

Have you lost something you loved and couldn’t replace? Favorite things are too precious to easily let go. That’s how God feels about you.

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Who is Jesus?

Around the world, people today are laying down their lives to talk about Jesus. Who is He?

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Wallenda’s Praise & Prayer at 1500'

Nik Wallenda crossed the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. No net, no harness. Wallenda’s peace and courage came from Jesus. Ours does too.

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Church: Hospital or Country Club?

A healthy church community is for people like you and me – who want to turn from the brokenness of our past as we walk forward to new life.

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Which Way Did He Go?

It’s impossible to focus on both Jesus AND circumstances. We have to pick one or the other. And if we choose to focus on circumstances, suddenly it’s as if Jesus is gone.

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Cross the Starting Line - Just Start!

Is it harder to cross the starting line or the finish line? Many of us never move forward because we’re more afraid of the unknown than the known.

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What Would Your Last Words Be?

If you knew you were going to die and you were given the opportunity to speak to a large group of people, what would your last words be? This is the story of Rachel Barkey, age 37.

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I Am Second

Most people are pushing to come out on top. We expect life to turn out one way but are broadsided by reality. New life is still possible, but not if we try to control our destiny.

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Treasures in the Lost and Found

Have you ever lost something you really liked and couldn’t replace? Favorite things are too precious to easily let go.

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Who is Jesus?

We don’t think about ancients like Caesar or Alexander the Great. Yet people today are laying down their lives to talk about Jesus. Who is He?

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Wallenda’s Praise & Prayer at 1500'

Nik Wallenda crossed the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. No net, no harness. Read the details here! Wallenda’s peace and courage came from Jesus. Ours does too.

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Church: Hospital or Country Club?

Church is for those seeking truth on the journey of life. It’s for people like me who want to turn from the brokenness of our past and walk forward to new life.

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A Room Full of Secrets

Next time you’re in a crowded room, take a look around. It’s a room full of secrets. We all have them. Many of us are still afraid of them. What should we do?

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Yes You Can!

What is something you want to do, but you’re just not sure you can? No matter what our “thing” is, there’s a common denominator between all of us. Fear.

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Who is Looking for You?

Our bad decisions may have consequences for the rest of our life. But we can be forgiven. We don’t have to live an isolated and lost life without God.

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Don’t Be Afraid!

What do Golgotha, Mt. of Olives, Dead Sea, Mt. Sinai, Galilee, Nazareth, Bet Shean and Petra, Jordan all have in common? No hints. Give up? Ok, I’ll tell you. They’re a few of the places I experienced on my trip

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Fear that Binds Us

Is there something that scares you? Snakes? Elevators? Heights? Clowns? Public speaking? Death? Fear is powerful. Fear is consuming. Left unchecked it can grip like a vice and squeeze until we can’t function or even breathe. For those who give

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In Her Own Words… Angela

My name is Angela and this is my story…. Ever notice how sometimes God gives us a warning of what’s coming so that it’s not quite such a shock? This has happened to me more times than I can count,

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Peace is Not the Absence of Trouble

What is peace? We hear people talk about wanting world peace or peace of mind. Some people use “peace” as a way of wishing others well at the end of a conversation or email. But what exactly is peace? Is

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Navigating the Minefields of Life

Have you ever been in the middle of a minefield? If you’re alive and reading this, I’m guessing the answer is “No”. We don’t worry about minefields in the U.S. Most of us have never seen an actual landmine or

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Running on Empty

Have you ever wished you could just run away? I have. Sometimes I want to run away from something. Sometimes I feel the need to get away to something different. Sometimes I want to run ahead, because surely there’s supposed

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The 3 C’s of Rising Above

Have you ever felt like you were stuck? Stuck because you agreed to something you didn’t really want to do? Stuck because decisions you made had consequences you didn’t anticipate? Stuck because circumstances or the decisions of others were out

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Message in the Chocolate

Do you ever have one of those cravings where nothing will satisfy you until you get specifically what you’re craving? I do. I crave dark chocolate. My love of this decadent (and nutritious) dessert is no secret. But many times

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Your Deepest Secret–Don’t Tell Anyone

Can you keep a secret? We know secrets. We hide our own. We promise to carry someone else’s. We listen to the whispers of gossip as bonds of trust are broken. We clamor to hear the exposed secrets of celebrities

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A Room Full of Secrets

Have you ever walked into a room full of people knowing you didn’t want to be there? Maybe it was a work conference and you longed to be back home with your family. Maybe people were talking about things you

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Yes You Can!

What is something you want to do, but you’re just not sure you can? I would venture to say that we all have at least one thing. It could be related to testing our limits. Like skydiving, bungee jumping, or

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Who is Looking For You?

Have you ever been completely lost? I don’t mean just lost as in you don’t have the right driving directions to get to a new restaurant. I mean really lost––as in you’re alone in a foreign or isolated place and

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Don’t Be Afraid!

What do Golgotha, Mt. of Olives, Dead Sea, Mt. Sinai, Galilee, Nazareth, Bet Shean and Petra, Jordan all have in common? No hints. Give up? Ok, I’ll tell you. They’re a few of the places I experienced on my trip

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Fear that Binds Us

Is there something that scares you? Snakes? Elevators? Heights? Clowns? Public speaking? Death? Fear is powerful. Fear is consuming. Left unchecked it can grip like a vice and squeeze until we can’t function or even breathe. For those who give

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Peace is Not the Absence of Trouble

What is peace? We hear people talk about wanting world peace or peace of mind. Some people use “peace” as a way of wishing others well at the end of a conversation or email. But what exactly is peace? Is

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Navigating the Minefields of Life

Have you ever been in the middle of a minefield? If you’re alive and reading this, I’m guessing the answer is “No”. We don’t worry about minefields in the U.S. Most of us have never seen an actual landmine or

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Running on Empty

Have you ever wished you could just run away? I have. Sometimes I want to run away from something. Sometimes I feel the need to get away to something different. Sometimes I want to run ahead, because surely there’s supposed

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The 3 C’s of Rising Above

Have you ever felt like you were stuck? Stuck because you agreed to something you didn’t really want to do? Stuck because decisions you made had consequences you didn’t anticipate? Stuck because circumstances or the decisions of others were out

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Message in the Chocolate

Do you ever have one of those cravings where nothing will satisfy you until you get specifically what you’re craving? I do. I crave dark chocolate. My love of this decadent (and nutritious) dessert is no secret. But many times

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Your Deepest Secret–Don’t Tell Anyone

Can you keep a secret? We know secrets. We hide our own. We promise to carry someone else’s. We listen to the whispers of gossip as bonds of trust are broken. We clamor to hear the exposed secrets of celebrities

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