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Have Your Dreams Died?


Whether you know it or not, you are dreaming. You are using your imagination to dream about what you hope tomorrow might be. It’s a wonderful thing to dream. It’s part of the way God made us. It creates hope in our lives. The hope of tomorrow when things may be better than today. We may even call dreaming “goal…

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4 Lessons From Special Friends


Last weekend my daughter Hannah and I, went to volunteer on a “special friends” camp. Our “special friends” are mostly people who have down syndrome or some other disability. To be truthful, as we were getting ready to go, there was a touch of pride in our hearts as we hoped that we would be a blessing to these people.…

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Who Then, Can Be Saved?


This was the question the disciples asked Jesus, “Who then, can be saved?” Matthew 19:25b Jesus replied in the next verse saying “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” If you would do a survey today, I am sure that most people will say they have a good chance to make it to heaven, based…

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Already Loved


When you are building a house you need to get the foundations right.  You do not want to live in a house with faulty and weak foundations, as you know that house will not survive in a storm. So it is in the christian life. Your foundations need to be “what Christ has done for you”, not “what you can…

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A “Nice Girl” Problem


A “Nice Girl” could be someone who really does not like doing anything wrong. She has most probably grown up in a Christian home, obeyed her parents, kept the rules at school and tried to do what is right most of the time.  When someone does something against her, she quickly forgives and moves on.  She doesn’t like upsetting people…

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Saying Goodbye


Have you ever had to say goodbye to a loved one, knowing that you might not see them for a long time? This can be very hard, especially if you are moving to another country, or another part of the country that you live in.   Tomorrow our eldest child starts her new life at university in another town about…

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Can You Accept Forgiveness ?


As a christian, I know that  forgiving others as Christ has forgiven you is very important. It is the heart of God.   However let’s stop for a moment and think about the last part of that statement. Have you truly accepted the forgiveness Christ wants to give to you? As a christian we know that if we have accepted…

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Have You Forgotten Who You Are?


The dictionary definition for amnesia is “a partial or total loss of memory”.  Sometimes as a christian we forget who we are, who we belong to.   Wouldn’t it be disturbing if one of your children woke up in the morning and forgot that you were their parents.   As a christian, we have a Heavenly Father who loves us…

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