Category Archives: Encouragement

By Grace – Inadequately Adequate

by Eric Burd It was the best fish Peter had ever eaten, and for a fisherman on the majestic Sea of Galilee that was saying something! Yes, this promised to be a beautiful day as Jesus prepared a luscious meal … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel – In the Church!

by Eric Burd Traveling through the Pacific Northwest and, even in the midst of a driving rainstorm, you may be shocked by the absence of a very common article – the umbrella! Where in the world are the umbrellas? Not … Continue reading

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The Coming Celebration

by Eric Burd All across America pulpits rang this past Sunday with messages that turned our thoughts toward the spirit of thanksgiving. But go back thirty-five hundred years with me to Israel immediately after its Exodus from Egypt. There God … Continue reading

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Facing Up to Political Correctness – the Greatest Threat to Religious Freedom in America

Col 2:8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. by Eric Burd …all the kings horses and all the kings men … Continue reading

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Hope Made Me Do It

by Brad McMurray When we take our kids somewhere fun—the beach, camping, Disneyland—there’s something about the anticipation that makes getting ready to go so much more enjoyable than a day without a special event. I remember waking up early one … Continue reading

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In View of the Recent Supreme Court Decision…

By Steve Ewards A pastor friend of mine posted this comment on his Facebook page and it started me thinking, so I wanted to jumpstart my article with this: “A reminder – in light of the Supreme Court decision concerning … Continue reading

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The Invincibles (Hebrews 13:6)

by Brad McMurray In elementary school I frequently got in trouble with my mouth. One of those many times I launched some powerful fightin’ words at an older boy, but I lacked the fist power to back it up. The … Continue reading

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