Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Power of the Gospel and the Peace It Brings

The Berlin Wall, 1989 Two quotes to consider.  The first has to do with the ugly potential for human division.  Describing the attitudes of the 1st century Jewish believer towards the Gentiles, William Barclay wrote: The Jew had an immense … Continue reading

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More Going on Than We Think

At Lizzie Jackson’s (Cherokee, NC) On a recent mission trip to Cherokee, NC with Mission to the World (MTW), our team was given the task of building a handicap ramp onto the home of Lizzie Jackson.  It was a challenge … Continue reading

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Knowing What You’re There For

General George McClellan (“The Little Napolean”) It helps to know what you’re there for.  By “there,” I mean in a position of some responsibility.  An obvious example would be a parent.  Why has God placed you in the life of … Continue reading

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