Hope

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Cheerful Christians

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Cheer Over Fear

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What to Do Under Pressure

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How to Keep a Happy Heart

Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Hymn History: Great Is Thy Faithfulness

“It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. The Lord is my portion,...
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

Hymn History: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

“...looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at...
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God Was with Him!

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Christ–Our Hope

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Here Comes the Groom!

NEAR TO THE HEART OF GOD

Hymn History: Near to the Heart of God

“The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.“ – Psalm 145:18 We are thrilled to share a series of brief...
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Famous Last Words

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Every Good Thing

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SAFE!

I Will Sing of My Redeemer

Hymn History: I Will Sing of My Redeemer

“Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works." – Titus 2:14 We are thrilled to share...
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Don’t Forget What You Have!

Hold the Fort

Hymn History: Hold the Fort

“ And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.”  – Revelation 22:12 We are thrilled to share a...
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The Hope of Strangers

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Safe!

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Hope That Lasts

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Past – Present – Future

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A Root Out of a Dry Ground

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It’s Time to Carry the Letter!

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From Runaway to Received

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A Fresh Start for Your Family, Part 3

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A Fresh Start for Your Family, Part 2

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A Fresh Start for Your Family, Part 1

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Help for Fallen Families

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Sing to the Lord

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Thankful In Difficult Days

God’s people are commanded to give thanks at all times and in all circumstances - not when we feel like it. Praise is a choice and gratitude is a discipline....
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How To Make The Most Of This Season In Life

Seasons are marked by change. The autumn leaves turning colors and falling to the ground are a reminder to us all that time is passing. And while we love some...
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Where Hallelujah Begins

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Light for Dark Days

We all know that this year has been particularly challenging. Clouds of doubt and a fog of uncertainty have come into a world that was already dark with sin. It...
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Moving From Childhood to Manhood

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The Ups and Downs of Life

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How to Stay Close to God as the Nation Gets Farther Away

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So Much Insanity!

Have you watched the news lately? At times it seems that the whole world has gone crazy. Logic has disappeared and common sense is at an all-time low. Some say...
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My Favorite Bible Story

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Encouragement from a Friend

These are unusual days for God's people and many are fighting discouragement. A dear friend who labors in a challenging part of the world recently shared an encouraging article full...
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A Moment for The Gospel

Earlier this week I posted 5 Books to Read on Witnessing. In this season of "social distancing" and health fears it is possible that we could all lose sight of...
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A Lesson for Youth and Old Age

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You Can Learn a Lot About Life In a Garden

  Grant decided he was going to plant a garden this year. His very own. He wanted to work it from scratch and use no plants, just seeds. The primitive,...
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Three Things to Remember Today

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The Presence of God

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Our Very Present God

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What To Do When The Crisis Has Passed

Perhaps like me you are beginning to get impatient or bored with the current state of things in our nation. A little stir crazy? We must remember that, like everything...
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In Time of Trouble

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How The Story Ends

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What Jeremiah Learned In Jail – Part 1

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What Jeremiah Learned In Jail – Part 2

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The Rest of the Story

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Some Good News In a World of Bad News

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Living In Uncertain Times

The world is shaking...but God is not! These are uncertain days but the people of God have a certain future. He has not failed us, forgotten us, or forsaken us...
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Dealing With Fear

What is ahead? As I write these words the news is filled with stories related to the Coronavirus that is sweeping the globe and the downturn of financial markets. Mix...
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Our Final Flight

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Our Lord’s Last Journey

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Meeting God At Patmos

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Come Home

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My Favorite Bible Story

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One Normal Day

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The Dove Has Landed

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The Spirit of Christmas

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GUEST POST: America This Week

This week we witnessed a majority of the House of Representatives vote in favor of impeachment of the President. For months we have heard the most opprobrious language hurled back...
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If I Only Had One Verse…

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Get Ready for a Fight!

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Getting Ready to Meet God

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My Past, My Present, and My Future

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God Has All You Need

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I Am With You

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Now

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Trusting God for Second Chances

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Trusting God for Supply

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God Is More Than Enough

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The Power of Nothing

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What Do You Need Today?

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Life’s Delays

Delayed. One of the most dreaded words in air travel. It glares in yellow letters from the airport monitors. The very word sounds like what it represents - a long...
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Why You Should Use Gospel Tracts

Gospel literature is one means of communicating the message of Christ to great numbers of people one at a time. Imagine how many people could be reached if every believer...
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The Cry of Job and the Coming of Jesus

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Reaching A Generation

We are all concerned about the direction of our communities and our country. It is easy to spend all of our time listening to the commentators and talking about how...
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Reflections On The Death Of My Childhood Friend

Last night I was asked to share a few thoughts at a memorial service for one of my childhood friends. Ramie and I attended kindergarten through high school together. He...
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Finding Supplies Along the Way

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Journeying Through Hosea

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Journeying Through Lamentations

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Ideas for Keeping Yourself Fresh

Living on the road can be a challenge. In fact, life itself is a challenge! The duties and demands of every day. The pull and pressure of people. It is...
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Departures, Delays, and Detours

Someone said to me not long ago, "You must really love to travel!" Anyone who has spent much time on the road will tell you that the initial thrill and adventure...
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Hope

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A Post By My 17 Year Old Daughter

Tammy and I thank the Lord for our children. Like every parent we pray that they will desire to follow Christ. More and more I understand the words of John,...
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The Devil Doesn’t Need Our Help!

Dr. Lee Roberson used to say, "It takes no size to criticize." Indeed one of the smallest things a man can do is to tear someone else down. Christ always...
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What to Do When Everything Changes

This past year has been a year of change in my life. Our home has changed. My work has changed. Schedules, routines, and so much that had been familiar was...
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Joy in the Midst of Conflict

Lester Roloff used to sing an old gospel song that said, "It's a battlefield brother, not a recreation room. It's a fight and not a game! So run if you...
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A Message Christian Young People Desperately Need

It is my privilege to speak to young people on a regular basis.  I have to admit that they are my favorite group to preach to!  You always know where...
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How to Speak “A Good Word”

Someone once said in my presence, "Be kind to others.  Everybody is having a hard time."They were right.We all have our struggles and you may be surprised at the people...
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Dealing with Goodbyes

Goodbyes are hard.  I was standing in a security line at an airport not long ago preparing to go through the regular process that has become so much a part...
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New Beginnings

Today we open the doors of Crown College for its 23rd year.  I remember well the day 19 years ago this week when I showed up at Crown College for...