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Gone Fishing

A man was speeding down the highway, feeling secure in a gaggle of cars all traveling at the same speed. However, as they passed a speed trap, he got nailed with an infrared speed detector and was pulled over. ...
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Money, Greed

In a Turning Point Daily Devotional, David Jeremiah writes, “CNN carried a story of a 62-year-old man who was rushed to Cholet General Hospital in France, suffering stomach pain. His family told doctors the man...
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Four Practices of a Visionary Leader

In an article by John Maxwell, he writes about Louis and Auguste Lumiere who in 1895 “patented the cinematograph, an all-in-one film camera, projector, and printer. With the use of their invention, the two Fren...
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Resume blunders

How bad a mistake can you make on your resume? Here are some real-life examples: "My intensity and focus are at inordinately high levels, and my ability to complete projects on time is unspeakable." "Educ...
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Satisfaction

A little boy never said a word for six years. One day his parents served him cocoa. From out of left field, the kid says, "This cocoa's no good." His parents began to celebrate. They said to him, "Why did you w...
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Sermon points should make a point

In a recent edition of his Ministry Toolbox newsletter, Rick Warren says that too many sermon outlines, “don’t say much of anything to anyone. You can avoid this pitfall by taking a few simple steps toward crea...
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What You Won’t Hear

Here are some comments you’ll probably never hear at church: 1. Hey! It's my turn to sit in the front pew. 2. I was so enthralled, I never noticed your sermon went 25 minutes over time. 3. Personally I...
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The Old Testament for the 21st Century

If you’ll be preaching and/or teaching from the Old Testament in 2017, you’ll find Kelvin Moore’s The Old Testament for the 21st Century (Insight Press) to be a useful resource. Each chapter introduces a differ...