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Monthly Archives: April 1993

A Legacy of Grace and Honor

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. PROVERBS 1:8 What did your father or mother teach you when you were growing up that helps you in your […]

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“If you are standing upright, don’t worry if your shadow is crooked.—Chinese proverb

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Look!

One way to evaluate generosity marketing is to consider where it shines the spotlight of attention. I would say that generosity marketing has three primary messages: Look at me! Have you ever received a solicitation email from a nonprofit asking you to “Join us in X”? Have you ever seen […]

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The Rewards of Worship

To the man who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness. ECCLESIASTES 2:26 Does your work please God? Is your time at work focused on and directed toward Him in an attitude of worship? His commandment is straightforward: “[H]ave no other gods before me” (Exodus 20:3). Does He get […]

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DRILLING DOWN

We had been waiting for this scene and this moment for more than a half a year. Back in December of the previous year we had met at Chili’s like we have every year for more than a decade and planned the next trip. This next year’s trip was going […]

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Self-Centered Praying

When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on pleasures. JAMES 4:3 It has been said that God responds to our prayers with three different answers: “Yes,” “No,” and “You’ve got to be kidding.” He affirms some prayers […]

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