It was Love

We all need good role models at every stage of life, not just in our youth. I gravitate toward those whose race is won, as the hymn says. It’s important to me that a person walks the walk that they passionately claim to believe in and talk about. And it’s equally important to me that […]

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Wild and Romantic: A Glimpse into the Life of Ann Hasseltine Judson

When someone dies at the age of 37, whether we knew them or not we usually think of it as a great tragedy. That tragedy is founded on the belief that every life holds promise—for some extraordinarily so—but an untimely death snuffs out all that could have been. Yet, there are those whose short lives […]

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A Mentor Remembered: Elisabeth Elliot and Her Legacy

Today I wish to express my gratitude to God for giving my generation Elisabeth Elliot. I mentioned in an earlier post that I met Elisabeth and her husband Lars in South Carolina many years ago. Two years ago on this date she went home to be with her Lord. I’m sure many of you are […]

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Community Pool: A Weekly Collection April 7

First, an article by our pastor, Dr. Bill Barcley. The Bible Commands Christians to Tithe Dr. Barcley writes, “Does the Bible command Christians to tithe and, if so, is the baseline 10 percent as expressed in the Old Testament? I believe the answer is yes. The tithe is essential for holiness, vital for the ongoing […]

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