Category Archives: body of Christ

Wear the Crown God Bought for You


Who could say more in fewer words about our place in God’s Kingdom than writer and playwright James Baldwin: “Our crown has already been bought and paid for. All we have to do is wear it.” As you walk into … Continue reading

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God Says: Singles Can Give What You Don’t Have


If “you can’t give what you don’t have,” then a person who is alone during the holidays must remain alone. Praise be to God that isn’t true! Continue reading

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Love and Grace and How to Tell the Difference


I recently enjoyed Philip Yancey’s “What’s So Amazing About Grace?” He’s steering me back to the God I knew before I moved to the Bible Belt — the God who is, in the words of one person Yancey quotes, “very fond … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Prodigals Among Us


A well-dressed woman, reflecting on today’s sermon illustration about a prodigal, told our pastor: “You know, I was a runaway, too. When I came home, my mother said the family was happier without me.” Continue reading

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You Can Enjoy Life All the Way Into Your 80s!


“Life is long. You never know what will happen next!” Morgan Freeman, 79, Academy Award winning actor Top “voice” actor in documentaries and animations All my life, I’ve looked forward to being old enough that I’d be at least relatively … Continue reading

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