Is it okay to brag?

A story is told of an owner of a small foreign car who had begun to irritate his friends by bragging incessantly about his gas mileage. So his friends decided on a way to get some humor out of his boasting…

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The key to successfully navigating tough situations

On November 29, 1991, fierce winds from a freak dust storm triggered a massive freeway pileup along Interstate 5 near Coalinga, California. At least 17 people died…

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How to speak powerfully into others’ lives

At age 16, Andor Foldes was already a skilled Hungarian pianist. But he was experiencing a troubled year…

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How you can experience a joy-filled life

As a minister was addressing a group of men one day, he took a large piece of paper and made a black dot in the center of it…

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Releasing bitterness and embracing grace

It was the week before his freshman year would begin, and Bruce Goodrich was being initiated into the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University. One night, Bruce was forced to run until he dropped…

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How to overcome life’s toughest struggles

A little boy was playing in his sandbox one day. While he was playing, he discovered a large rock in the middle of the sandbox…

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I am a senior citizen and I don’t have much money to spend on others at Christmas. What are some ways that I can minister to those around me on a limited budget?

First, one of the best ways to minister to those around you is through prayer. James 5:16 says, The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective…

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Our Gift to Help You Win the War Against Worry

The Bible expressly tells us not to be anxious. But if we’re really honest with ourselves, we’d have to admit it can be a struggle. So how can you find real and lasting victory in the battle against worry and anxiety… especially when there’s so much to be worried about? We want to help you answer that question…

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How do you deal with worry in your own life?

One thing I’ve learned is to remember the very simple phrase, “Let go and let God.” When I’m tempted to worry about something, I remind myself that God is sovereign in all circumstances, and that He’s for me, not against me. Because of that powerful truth, I can give it all—our finances, our health, our security—to Him, trusting He’ll work it out for our good and His glory.

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How can I manage my worry when there’s so much to be anxious about?

It does often seem like there are many reasons to worry. I know seniors who worry often about what’s going to happen to them financially, whether their health is going to get worse, or if someone is going to take advantage of them. But the worries and anxieties that concern many people are typically based less in reality and more in fear.

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