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My Way of Escape

Early in the morning I hear footsteps coming down the hallway, “Hi, Mommy!” a cheerful 2-year-old voice says as he opens the curtains and sends blinding sunlight into my weary eyes. “Lord, do I have to do this again?” I silently cry out to God in desperation and exhaustion…

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The Visit

“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.”

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Window Washing Solutions

Summertime is a fabulous time to wash all those windows on your house! This article is going to highlight some off-the-shelf glass cleaners in three forms: spray, foaming (aerosol) and concentrate.

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The Lord Our King

. One of the descriptions of God is that He is King. In fact, in Revelation, He is described as the King of Kings. No other earthly ruler can compare to Him.

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Little Things Can Be Big

As we packed for two of our children’s weddings a myriad of little things faced me. Little thoughts and memories wove their way in and out of my mind as I busied myself. Naturally, they all added up to big things! It struck me how often we overlook, underestimate, minimize the little things, not realizing that often these very things can prove so important and special in future days. Little things…can be big.

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In Praise of Work

In this culture it seems that the goal of work is the rest that follows. The quest of the typical working soul seems to exert the least amount of energy to reach the point as quickly as he can to where he can cease from labor and begin to enjoy his day.

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Sideways Glances

As girls, we can have a preoccupation with mirrors. Well, really it goes deeper than that.

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Ye May Know

In a world where the phrase of the day is, “You never know!” God’s Word reveals what we can know.

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One Same Cause

“And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.”

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Pushed or Prescribed?

Is it just me or has anyone else noticed the massive onslaught of commercials and ads that push medicine? Wouldn’t you notice it if they were ads for cocaine?

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::Ministry Update:: Haven Baptist Church

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience, but let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.” -James 1:2-4

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The Greatest of These

“Who can find a virtuous woman?” A woman who knows her worth, is pure in body and spirit, she is full of strength and honor. She takes her role as a woman, as a wife and even as a mother very seriously. She is known, honored, respected, and praised by many. Certainly she is rare and a picture of beauty and Christ-like perfection.

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Children and the Ministry

It is very sad to see the many young adults that have grown up in a preacher’s home who are now out of church and no longer even claiming salvation. It is not a small issue and one that needs to be investigated. What is causing this problem?

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Of Him

We all meditate on something. Our thoughts race from one topic to another constantly throughout the day. Even at night while we sleep, our brains are processing all the information that we have taken in during the day…

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::A Botswana Update:: Highways & Byways

Greetings from a sunny and COOL Botswana! This is my favorite time of year. For a couple of months we wear our long sleeves, sweaters and sweat shirts. We enjoy cozy fires on the fireplace and hot coffee on cold mornings. It’s a great time to visit Africa!

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The Shadow of Thy Wings

“Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by name; thou are mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee…” -Isaiah 43:1-2

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Babies at the Border

One of the smartest things we did in preparing for our daughter’s birth was beg, plead, persuade (or otherwise ask!) my in-laws to send my sister-in-law to Thailand for a month.