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coin buried in sand
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open bible
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Thanksgiving table
by Gayle Hoefker

Now is the time of year that many in the United States begin to think about Thanksgiving. We are thankful for many physical blessings like safe...

by Dan Dowd

What do you trust in?

Some people trust in wealth. Some people trust in a select group of individuals – a spouse, or family, or...

by Randy Stiver

The answer is that you should keep none of the above. But why?

During this last week of October the Vatican hosted a...

by Scott Hoefker

Have you ever experienced a fear of flying?

hand holding a television remote control
by Kevin Greer

Entertainment takes many forms throughout our society and influences our lives and our culture to a great degree. Therefore, it is important for...

open bible
by Randy Stiver

There are several ways you can start getting to really know God. There was this guy name Balaam—a sort of prophet for hire—who got to...

man making gesture
by Dan Dowd

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything .” – Alex Hamilton, journalist

This quote has been...

two friends talking as they look at the ocean
by Kevin Greer

We encounter language considered “foul” in all aspects of life, even those that used to be expected to be “too professional...

girl reading book
by Amanda Stiver

I remember that day. It was forty-five minutes before my Art History class and I was cramming my head full of paintings, the names of painters,...


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