Unbroken – A Book Review

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When I was visiting the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte a few months ago a book displayed in the gift shop captured my attention. Unbroken, written by Laura Hillenbrand, has become a New York Times Bestseller. It recounts the life of Louis Zamperini. Before he joined the … [Read more...]

Hummingbirds, Nectar and God – Sources of Fuel

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We recently moved into a new home which is about 10 miles South of the place we had in Charlotte. At our old place, we had created a flower garden that attracted hummingbirds. They became daily visitors from April through September each year.  Because we enjoy flowers and nature, … [Read more...]

A Presentation to Leaders of The Voice of the Martyrs

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Earlier this week, my wife and I spent two days at The Voice of the Martyrs ministry in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Janice provided an all-day training on the principles of Christian life coaching. I provided a short talk on total wellness. The work that this ministry does is … [Read more...]

Confess Your Sins to Be Free – James 5:16

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Good Morning! I hope this post finds you smack in the middle on God's pathway to wholeness in your life! The desire of my heart is to see each person walking in freedom... and to be as whole as possible this side of heaven. (Read this post on Wholeness - A Biblical … [Read more...]

Do You Want to Be Saved – Even More – by Jesus? – Romans 5:10

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"For if, when we were God's enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!" Romans 5:10 God sent his Son, Jesus, to die so that our sins could be forgiven and we could life life in … [Read more...]

Are You Nourishing Your Spirit?

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A few weeks ago, my wife and I moved into a new house. Part of the settling in process has been attending to the lawn and to the flowers that we brought with us from our old house. I enjoy maintaining a nice lawn and carrying for flowers so getting the outside of the house in … [Read more...]

Your Deepest Spiritual Needs – Are They Satisfied? John 6

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In John, Chapter six, we read how Jesus feeds five thousand people with five small loaves of bread and two fish - one of his many miracles. Then Jesus went across a lake to a mountainside to rest. The next day, some people of the crowd, that he fed, found him. Jesus told them … [Read more...]

May I Pray for You Today?

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Last year, on the National Day of Prayer, I asked the question, "How may I pray for you?" I received 83 requests for prayer from individuals who are connected to the ministry in some way. I'd like to do the same this year. Your Concerns -  Is there a wellness issue you're … [Read more...]

Are Believers a Bad Influence on Your Health Behaviors?

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Our health-related behaviors can easily become influenced by the ways of the world - the ways of the unbeliever. We can also be influenced, in a negative way, by other Christians. Social norms and the practices of those around us can be so influential that our ways and habits … [Read more...]

The Cross and Love

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It's early Friday morning and I'm sitting out back listening to the birds and the water gently spilling into a pool in our small water fountain. If you're a follower of Jesus, I encourage you to read this as an affirmation of your faith. The Cross on Calvary means … [Read more...]