The Cloud

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“Whenever the cloud lifted from above the tent, the Israelites set out; wherever the cloud settled, the Israelites encamped.” Numbers 9:17 I put a lot of thought into figuring out God’s will for my life. I don’t know about you, but I fret over where I need to work or live. I pray and ask […]

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In Step with God

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.  Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Ephesians 4:1-3 People are

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Can a 40-foot cross be secular? Supreme Court says yes.

Category: News
The case of the Bladensburg Peace Cross is in many ways about the emotional burdens of history. In 2014 local residents and the American Humanist Society objected to the Latin-style cross, which has stood on a patch of municipally maintained land for a century, commemorating local boys who fell

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A La Carte (June 20)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
I managed to scrape together a small collection of Kindle deals you can browse through. (Yesterday on the blog: Peril on Both Sides) Touch Read this one. Seriously, just read it. The Normcore Opulence of Preachers Wearing Four-Figure Sneakers That Instagram account Preachersnsneakers

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The Bandit of Joy

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
The bandit of joy is Fear.  Fear of death, fear of failure, fear of God, and fear of tomorrow.  His arsenal is vast.  His goal?  To create cowardly, joyless souls. We try unsuccessfully to face our fears with power, possessions, or popularity.  Only inward character

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Joy Robbers

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Four of us were having lunch and discussing the announcement at our Sunday morning church service. Most of the congregation had been surprised, shocked, and concerned. We talked about how this announcement could become a “joy robber” for all of us  — if we didn’t fix our eyes on Jesus and

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What A CDN Can Mean For Your SEO

Category: Cloud Computing, cloudflare, domain rank, General, Good SEO Practices, google cloud platform, Hosting, keyword ranking, offsite, SEO, seo strategy, SEO Trends, WordPress
Visit What A CDN Can Mean For Your SEO for the whole story Almost everyone has heard of the importance of site speed, even the average blogger with lackluster technical skills. In a previous article we did a comparison between two domains and found speed was the likely signal pushing one site

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Peril on Both Sides

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
I’m thankful that preachers are increasingly aware of the Bible’s big picture and are preaching accordingly. I’m grateful to see preachers focused on understanding and explaining how the Bible is a cohesive, coherent book, and doing this by exploring the many connections within it. This

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A La Carte (June 19)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
I spent a bunch of time this morning scrolling through endless lists of books and found some neat Kindle deals along the way. Westminster Books has a great new edition of a great old book you may want to check out. How to Choose the Right Seminary: 6 Factors to Consider If you’re thinking

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TODAY

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
“See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called ‘today,’ so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.” Hebrews 3:12-13 The author of Hebrews reminds

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