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Posted February 15, 2018 under Blog

Noah Webster (whose namesake is the man who weathered history's worst storm) has a way with words. He is the author of the 1828 Dictionary of the English Language. It has been a good guide for me when I study the etymology of words....  Continue reading...

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Posted February 8, 2018 under Blog

Noah lived in a different time and season where wickedness and evil ruled the hearts of the majority of people. Everywhere you turned it was there, staring you in the face. ”The LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth and...  Continue reading...

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Posted February 1, 2018 under Blog

There is a strong connection between destiny, our topic last week and calling. Think of destiny as the big picture of where your life is taking you. And think of calling as the specifics of how to arrive at that destination. When life’s...  Continue reading...

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Posted January 25, 2018 under Blog

Noah’s story starts out in chapter 5 of Genesis. When Lamech had lived 182 years, he fathered a son and called his name, Noah, saying, “Out of the ground that the LORD has cursed, this one shall bring us relief from our work and from the...  Continue reading...

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Posted January 18, 2018 under Blog

This is the first in a series of blogs that talks of a man who has prepared for, endured, and survived not just a really bad storm, but history's worst ever. Of Earthquakes and Tropical Cyclones I was born, raised, and lived most of my life...  Continue reading...

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Posted January 12, 2018 under Blog

Enduring hope is what we will need not just to start, but to finish strong in 2018. The question is how can we have enduring hope every day, every week, and every month of the year? The answer is found in Hebrews 11:1: “Now faith is the...  Continue reading...

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Posted January 11, 2018 under Blog

This is the second in a series of three blog posts that I pray would help you as you pray and fast for 2018. In my last post I wrote about the significance and importance of hope. As I have pointed out, no one can survive going through life...  Continue reading...

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Posted January 10, 2018 under Blog

This is the first in a three-part blog series. I pray that this series of messages will help you as you pray for guidance and direction for the year ahead. In the last days of December, I had a rather long conversation with an old friend...  Continue reading...

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Posted December 21, 2017 under Blog

As jokes portray, world peace is a term heard in beauty pageants. As future beauty queens queue in and answer a question from the judges, world peace would come up as an aspiration that would garner applause from the audience. But as of...  Continue reading...

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Posted December 14, 2017 under Blog

In 19th century America, contaminated water supply caused the deaths of tens of thousands from typhoid fever and diarrheal disease. As one writer put it, “drinking the water from any major city was a pretty good way to die.”1 It wasn’t until a...  Continue reading...

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Posted December 7, 2017 under Blog

Power is something that a lot of people want to have. An example of this is how an elected office is so coveted and wanted by prominent, moneyed, and influential personalities. Despite the very low salary that usually accompanies an elected...  Continue reading...

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Posted November 30, 2017 under Blog

Kingdoms can rise and fall because of bad advice. In 1 Kings 12, we learn of a king named Rehoboam who rejected the counsel of the elders and instead listened to his “yes” men. In verses 8-18 of the chapter, it described the consequence of...  Continue reading...

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