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If we can’t agree on anything else, we can at least agree that America is struggling. Perhaps considering John Adams` words could help get the United States of America back on track.An article …

Do you and your spouse have such terrible arguments that you feel lost and depressed?Have you been in a bad place in your marriage for so long that you sometimes wish God didn’t speak so much …

Your loved one or friend suffers from chronic depression, and you’d do anything for them. But sometimes you wonder if you’re doing more harm than good.Besides feeling as if almost everything you …

Do you compare yourself to other moms?When you see their family photos on social media with their perfectly-dressed, smiling children, do you wonder how do they do it? Why do their lives seem so …

The dying words of any man are significant — much more so when they belong to Christ. Jesus made seven statements on the cross. One has become the subject of many Easter sermons: “My …

It’s known by several names: The Triumphal Entry, Palm Sunday, the first day of Holy Week. But this coming Sunday also celebrates the Coronation of Christ - the moment Jesus agrees to be …

It’s called many things: Sparking, wooing, courting, keeping company, hanging out. Invariably, it’s an awkward business — if you’re fortunate. And if you're not, it …

It’s that time! Green beer, corned beef, parades – all for that well-known man of God, St. Patrick. Or was he? I did a survey among my friends, asking about St. Patrick. …

When I was little, we had one TV. My mom rarely cared about television, unless it was something like Billy Graham, so my dad decided what we'd watch. He loved Westerns. I grew up knowing a …

In 480 B.C., a certain king named Xerxes is in a foul mood. One that won’t go away. Xerxes’ kingdom is the vast Persian empire. He reigns over 127 provinces spread across three …

At 20 years old, Jenny felt like giving up. She’d pulled a strong B average during her first year of college, but last summer, her life started to come apart. Thinking back, she knew …

Things are not always as they seem. Consider Charlie who was mid-year in high school when he went to live with relatives in another state. Charlie’s great-aunt and uncle didn’t …

It begins with a glance… Don’t even act like you don’t know. Rest assured, Oliver Stilson had eyed Margaret McCoy before he approached her. And Oliver must have thought he …

Can you afford another year of failed New Year’s resolutions? Neither can I. Because we want to become better people, we list the bad habits we resolve to tackle during the coming year. But …

I hardly know her. “Linda - nice woman on Second Ave.” That’s what I put in my phone the day we met. But I changed it over the weekend. There was no choice after the Christmas …

It was a bitterly cold night. I didn’t care. I’d had a really discouraging day and wanted to go for a long drive. When I stopped at a streetlight in a nearby city, I saw a young man …

It happened last week, Dec. 10, a half century ago. Boxes containing 294 million yen were stolen from a bank car. This was in the middle of the day without so much as a shot being fired. It …

What lies do we tell ourselves regarding our choices and the changes we need to make? And how often do we choose to ignore one of the most important facts in God’s Word: we’ve been …

It happened on the first day of seminary. I was 21, younger than everyone else. Moreover, my college major wasn’t in Bible so I was woefully unprepared. I remember sitting in stunned …

Does God talk to animals? You know, like the horse whisperer? Take a moment to ponder this. Yes or no? Here’s a hint--- was Noah out there lassoing critters, dragging them into the …

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