What legacy will you leave the world?

A surprise farewell party is attended by hundreds of his former students. Now young men and women with happy and successful lives and careers, they have gathered to let Mr. Holland know of his impact on their lives.

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A Foundation for True Love

When I was a senior in college, my first date with my wife-to-be Joanie was at a Valentine’s Day banquet at my church.

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Thanksgiving and Anticipation

A wise friend once said, “Grief is not the period at the end of the sentence. It is a part of the sentence.” He was right. Grief is not something you “get over” or “get through;” it becomes a part of you and changes you, hopefully for the better…

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How God Uses Grief in Our Lives

A wise friend once said, “Grief is not the period at the end of the sentence. It is a part of the sentence.” He was right. Grief is not something you “get over” or “get through;” it becomes a part of you and changes you, hopefully for the better…

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How You Can Experience God’s Peace

When I was a teen and first got serious about God, prayer was my least desirable spiritual tool. I enjoyed studying God’s Word, going on mission trips, and singing in the choir, but prayer just didn’t hold my attention in the same way…

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ACTS: 4 Ways to Pray Intentionally

When I was a teen and first got serious about God, prayer was my least desirable spiritual tool. I enjoyed studying God’s Word, going on mission trips, and singing in the choir, but prayer just didn’t hold my attention in the same way…

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Measuring up

God has moved powerfully this year to bring about some exciting changes and opportunities to help reach and encourage more seniors. Together with friends like you, we have recently developed a Senior Living Ministries app, been able to help more seniors needing prayer, and have added members to our Prayer Team. You’ll also be excited to hear that we have produced two new devotional books…

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How to give all your worries to God

In 2005, a fellow pastor and I flew to India and Nepal to encourage missionaries and to teach God’s Word to those they were serving. As our plane started to land in India, high winds caused the pilot to abort the landing at the last minute. He calmly explained our situation over the intercom and said we would circle around and then land. Well, that didn’t work either, and we had to abort the landing again….

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How to Find Strength in Your Grief

In 1990, my mom died of colon cancer at the age of 62. I remember one poignant moment during a visit only days before she went to heaven: I was encouraging my two-year-old daughter, Lisa, to come and talk with her grandmother. But Lisa got distracted and ran out of the room…

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Find new life in Christ!

Consider Saul: He was one of the most feared persecutors of the church until his encounter with Christ (Acts 9:1–5). Our first personal encounter with Jesus may not be as dramatic as Saul’s, but our transformation will become evident to us and eventually to those around us…

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