Monthly Archives: March 2011

Deliberating About Discipleship

“Or what king, going out to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and deliberate whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand? 32And if not, while the … Continue reading

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Early CCM Spotlight: Don Francisco

“The Steeple Song” was one of the best songs that framed out the CCM movement in a more definite direction.  Don Francisco became the master of the story– he would narrarate the word in popular songs.  This happened at the … Continue reading

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Be Quick About It

     “We must quickly carry out the tasks assigned us by the one who sent us. The night is coming, and then no one can work.” John 9:4, NLT   To be quick means that we move very fast; … Continue reading

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Taking a Book By the Horns

***** Quite often, we let the Bible intimidate us.  We all can take on a verse or two.  But that is pretty weak.  The Bible isn’t made up of singular verses, but of whole books.  I intend to go on … Continue reading

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To Give Beyond Giving

“Calling his followers to him, Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow gave more than all those rich people.” Mark 12:43, NCV   Heaven uses scales that earth knows nothing about.  Jesus calls out to His disciples, and … Continue reading

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