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You Never Know

Recently, I had the following exchange on Facebook with a young lady: I commented on something she posted: “What you’ve done with your life in the last 30 years or so is a blessing to those who know you.” She … Continue reading

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Christmas

At this time of year it seems like everywhere you turn you see Christmas decorations of one kind or another. Most of them feature a fat guy with a white beard in a red suit or maybe a herd of … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Not a Character Defect

We humans don’t like to expose our warts to others. We avoid talking about our body odor or halitosis. We want our friends and acquaintances to think we’re perfect—as if they didn’t already know better. Kelly Roberts, a writer friend … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction

A republic such as the United States with its universal suffrage, which many people erroneously call a democracy, has its own ultimate destruction built into it from the beginning. Universal suffrage—allowing every citizen an equal vote—sounds like a wonderful concept. … Continue reading

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Missionaries

I have a tremendous amount of respect for people who devote their lives to full time pursuit of God’s work. In particular, I have great respect for those who give up their familiar surroundings and comfortable lives to follow God’s … Continue reading

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Family

You know how, if you haven’t seen family members in a long time, you get a yearning to see and visit with them? I know not everyone is fortunate enough to have a loving family that elicits that type of … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence

In today’s world, Christians are either ignored or else called bigots or worse. When we take a stand for morality and base our stand on Biblical principles, we’re called homophobes or anti-women’s rights or other such names, depending on the … Continue reading

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Galatians 5

In the fifth chapter of Galatians, Paul deals with the problem of legalism in the church there. A lot of the recently converted Jews were telling the Galatians that they still had to live under the law, most specifically that … Continue reading

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Family

Sunday was both Father’s Day and my 22nd anniversary. Both of these events got me to thinking about family. I believe one of God’s greatest blessings is the families we are born into or acquire. Speaking of acquired family, I … Continue reading

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Receiving Love

Four or five years ago, I was sitting at Kristen Lamb’s kitchen table trying to come up with a name for this blog site. Along the way, she suggested calling it Where the Heart Is. Since then, I’ve had two … Continue reading

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