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Does prayer make a difference?

Have you struggled with the question “Does prayer make a difference”? Have you wrestled with God over why He allows trials, sufferings, difficulties, sickness, etc.? So, why pray? Does it make a difference? Does it do any good for us to pray against a nuclear threat,...

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THIS IS…You

In 2014, I attended a theological forum where Dr. Ben Witherington presented "The Image of God: Theology and Ethics in the Bible."  Dr. Witherington serves as the Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the faculty at...

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The Path of Totality

Well, it happened! The most observed and most photographed eclipse in history occurred yesterday, an event that will not happen again in this country until 2024. Millions of viewers from Oregon to South Carolina watched the moon pass before the sun in "the path of...

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Sweet F.R.O.G: More Than Frozen Yogurt

Whether its peanut butter with Reese’s cups and whipped cream or non-dairy raspberry pomegranate garnished with fresh fruit or a combination of all 15 flavors, Sweet Frog is the answer to a good dessert and a great place for “business meetings.” Last Sunday, Penny and...

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My Story: A Narrative of Influence

Everyone loves a good story. Stories capture attention and invite participation around the table, over a cup of coffee, or in the pages of a novel. However, we don't just enjoy stories; we need them. Scientists have marveled at how our brains crave, interact, and grow...

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A Spiritual Family Reunion

One of the most important and difficult commands Jesus ever gave was to “love one another.” The reason this is difficult is because we are a messy, broken, needy, and sinful people. We constantly deal with our own wounds and those of others. Because of this, the...

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