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The Three Simple Keys to Lasting Love

If we’re clear on life’s three big questions (Where from? Where to? My purpose?), we’re sitting right in the middle of Jesus’ eternal love for us. It’s a perfect love marked by sacrifice, commitment and physical care. These are the … Continue reading

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Family Time

As my sabbatical continues, I’ve had the opportunity to continue to practice what I preach. I’ve been thoroughly enjoying some quality time with Heather, the kids and Hannah’s boyfriend, Matthew. This has been greatly needed as I’ve neglected them a … Continue reading

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Friends Forever

Back in my summer camp counselor days, a favorite song at camp was “Friends Are Friends Forever” as sung by Michael W. Smith. The key line to that song is what follows the title…”Friends are friends forever, if the Lord’s … Continue reading

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Lying’s Evil Power

This past Wednesday I read a New York Times article about a scientific study on lying. It said, “We’ve all lied once in a while to spare someone’s feelings, but a new study looks at how fibbing could turn into serial dishonesty. … Continue reading

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Chamber of Commerce Presentation

This morning I had the delightful privilege to be the featured speaker for the Grand Blanc (Michigan) Chamber of Commerce’s monthly breakfast meeting.  I attend these meetings regularly, but this is the first time I’ve spoken to the group of … Continue reading

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Video of “Thumbs Up” to Relationship Priorities

A key concept of Life in God’s Way is the “Thumbs Up” illustration for prioritizing relationships.  It’s a SIMPLE, MEMORABLE and CHRIST CENTERED way to remember what God teaches about keeping our relationships in order.  In the VIDEO below, you can … Continue reading

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He Gave Me a Thumbs Up

Yesterday I had the privilege of visiting a church member in the hospital following a MAJOR surgery.  He was able to speak for the first time in over 48 hours.  He’d been through a lot and was still a bit … Continue reading

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Care for Those Cohabiting

Cohabiting outside of marriage is clearly out of line with God’s good way for us.  He wants us to have something much better than such a hollow relationship.  I was talking about this yesterday in a presentation to Michigan District … Continue reading

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Tiny Blessings

One privilege of my job is being able to visit with the 2, 3 and 4 year old children in our preschool and “Tiny Tots” programs.  This week I had a wonderful interaction with a special little 2 year old … Continue reading

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Life in God’s Way – Bible Study 7

When it comes to understanding what God teaches about relationships, it’s fitting to spend some time focusing on those who may feel left out.  This study will look especially at the relationship concerns of the single person who is too … Continue reading

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