Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

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Broken Resolutions and Why They Are Still Important

Setting resolutions and goals this time of year has become a joke. There are untold millions who determine to lose weight, quit smoking, get out of debt, find a new job, work on their relationships or any other number of … Continue reading

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Finding The Needle In A Haystack- Preston Atkinson

Defining American culture is nearly impossible. Finding the common thread that unites our culture is as difficult as finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. Shamefully and consequently, this trend has seeped into the evangelical community where there is far … Continue reading

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Is Christianity A Lazy Faith?

There’s an old story that goes something like this: A group of pastors were discussing what makes Christianity different from all other religions. They brought up the idea of the incarnation of Christ. Quickly others pointed out that other religions … Continue reading

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Sometimes God Has A Kid’s Face

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Yes, I’m borrowing this title from a great book that I read when I was younger. When Karin and I got married we thought we would have a large family. Of course if you’ve read our story then you know … Continue reading

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Awake My Soul

All the believers were together and had everything in common. Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need- Acts 2:44-45 Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few years then you know that … Continue reading

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I Am Not In Love With You- by Preston Atkinson

It was bound to happen sooner or later as one probes the depths of divinity. Studying the Scriptures to prepare a spiritual meal for others is not the best time to have this kind of revelation. I had grown up … Continue reading

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Are You Ordinary?

I was sitting in my pastor’s office. It was just a normal day and he and I were talking about life in general. He asked me what I dreamt of doing with my life. I told him that I wanted … Continue reading

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Does Motivation Matter?

Create in me a pure heart, O God; and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 Can we ever do something for someone else out of a truly pure heart? If I do the right thing for the wrong … Continue reading

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Holding Onto A Grudge- My Biggest Loss

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 “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 24 leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Do Something- Stand There

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall in to the heart of the sea, though it’s waters roar and foam and the … Continue reading

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