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Blog posts : "Christian Living"

Get out of the Box

Our culture and traditions are ingrained in us and effect how we see ourselves and the world around us. Our culture and traditions aren’t bad (they’re part of what makes us human), but they can be a hindrance to us if they keep us from experiencing the supernatural life in Christ which trans…

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While teaching about prayer to His disciples, Jesus said: “Therefore I tell you, all the things you pray and ask for—believe that you have received them, and you will have them.” (Mark 11:24, HCSB).

Is there something you don’t ask God for because you don’t think He is able to do it?  May…

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250 thousand people

Over 250 thousand people live within 15 minutes of Beechland.  Over half of them are “unchurched”.

If all of the unchurched people in America were put into their own nation, it would be the 8th most populous nation in the world.

The younger a person is the least likely they are to attend …

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TIME MAGAZINE, the Karen People in 1949


BURMA: Baptist Rebellion – resisting Burmese (Myanmar) majority

Monday, Apr. 04, 1949

The Karens have always been a separate people; but their conversion to Christianity intensified their division from the Buddhist Burmans. The first…

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Does God hear the prayers of non-believers?

"Does God hear the prayers of non-Christians?"  As a kid, I remember hearing that question and thinking it really misses the point and misunderstands who God is. ... God hears and knows absolutely everything.  Of course He hears the prayers and deepest thoughts of every human being on earth. There i…

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How Jesus used the Bible

If you read the Bible with an honest, humble heart, one truth should become glaringly evident to you —you are a sinner. You have fallen short of perfectly obeying God’s word.

The Bible is a teacher to show us that we are sinners and need the Savior. Studying the Bible should bring you to Jes…

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3 Wrestling Matches - you may be facing

When we pray we want to reach a place of rest and peace -- a place where we feel God's comfort and know we're on the same page with Him, in the center of His will. But to get to that place of rest sometimes requires us to first go through a time of WRESTLING. Jesus "wrestled" in prayer in the Garden…

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No matter how much money you have in the bank, you can still set up your kids and their kids for the good life. You can tell them about Jesus. You can speak truth into their lives from God's word.

Love of money is the root of all evil, and all the money that you pile up can never buy the love fr…

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How to become a Christian

To all who received JESUS, who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God — John 1:12

You are born again spiritually the moment that you believe in JESUS and call out to Him asking for forgiveness for your sins. Then His saving power floods into your being, and He g…

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Getting off the Turnstile

FEB 11, 2014. There are turnstiles inside the buses here in Brazil to separate the people just getting on the bus from those that have already paid the fare. After I paid and went through the turnstile, I sat down and then noticed something unusual. There was an ant standing right on top of the …

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