• Dangerous emotions can trap us. How can we overcome them?

    Insights Into Changing Your Life

    Overcoming Dangerous Emotions

    Uncontrolled emotions are at the heart of many problems that can endanger us physically and spiritually. This post kicks off a series that can help us change. Do we sometimes feel as though... Read More

  • Some believe the 2012 Mayan prophecy, but how many really believe what Jesus said about the end of the world?

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    End of the World: Do You Believe It Is Near?

    The world won’t end Dec. 21, no matter what some think the Mayan calendar tells us. But what does Jesus Christ tell us about the end of the world? In a poll taken Dec. 5 through 9, six... Read More

  • We all need a message of hope after the violence of last week.

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    A Message of Hope After a Week of Violence

    The world is still in shock from the events of last week. As we try to make sense of several horrendous tragedies, what hope does our world need to hear? Last week began with three dead at... Read More

  • A memorial to the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

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    Sandy Hook: Making Sense of a Senseless Tragedy

    In the aftermath of Friday’s tragic killing of 28 young children and adults, many are asking, “Why?” The Bible gives us the answer—and hope! Early last Friday... Read More

  • U.S. flag at half-mast at Capitol. In times of tragedy, where should we look for help? (Wikimedia Commons)

    Insights Into Life

    Where Does Our Help Come From?

    In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, we look for solutions and hope. Thankfully, there is real help and hope on the horizon. Pray it comes soon! As I write this on Dec. 14, my... Read More

  • Mass murder and glorification of violence

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    Mass Murder: Why So Much Violence in America?

    The week began with Jacob Roberts’ shooting rampage at a crowded mall in Oregon and ended with mass murder at a Connecticut elementary school. Why? We check the news, perhaps on our... Read More

  • Is there a war on Christmas? What would Christ think of all this?

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    The War on Christmas

    Christians are distressed that secular progressives and atheists have succeeded in removing God’s name from schools, and now Christmas is under attack. Recently there has been a... Read More

  • Which alternative world will we really see?

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    Alternative Worlds

    A new report by the U.S. intelligence community looks at global trends through 2030. But have they missed the alternative world that will really come? Every four years the U.S. National... Read More

  • When working under the sink or in changing your life, it's good to make sure you're going the right direction.

    Insights Into Changing Your Life

    Make Sure You’re Going the Right Direction

    “Lefty loosey, righty tighty” goes the old handyman’s expression. I thought I was going loosey—but in fact, I was making the nut mighty tighty! After weeks of... Read More

  • Waterfall representing United States rushing toward the fiscal cliff.

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    U.S. Fiscal Cliff: The World Watches

    The world is watching as the United States approaches its fiscal cliff. How much longer will unsustainable solutions work to avert global disaster? The United States remains a key pillar of... Read More

  • Balance: Becoming a Better Spiritual Dancer

    Insights Into God & the Bible

    Balance: Becoming a Better Spiritual Dancer

    What does it take to develop real spiritual balance in our lives? It takes focus, spiritual exercises and a deepening relationship with God. Jobs, friendships, family, responsibilities,... Read More

  • Fiscal cliff

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Fiscal Cliff: Sign of Deeper Troubles?

    In less than a month the United States could go over the so-called “fiscal cliff.” How concerned should we be? Is it a sign of something worse? Come midnight Dec. 31, many tax... Read More

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