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Trying to See

Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through it.  A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. He was trying to see who...

A Book Recommendation

A Book of adventure, within the first five percent of this best seller* is romance, deception, murder, giants, global floods, war, family feuds, human sacrifice, brother selling brother, famine and...

Slandered for Our Savior

“Whenever anyone asks you to speak of your hope, be ready to defend it.  Yet do this with respectful humility, maintaining a good conscience.  Act in this way so...

Squeaky Faith

It looks like I spend a fortune in saxophones, but I only buy cheap, undervalued horns. New and collectible saxes cost thousands of dollars. I  buy horns for $100...

A New Year’s Revolution

From Joe McKeever's Blog My New Year’s revolution: “To Abide” Posted on January 1, 2016 by Joe “Abide in Me and I in you” (John 15:4). Resolve….resolution. Revolve…revolution. “I am the vine; you are the branches.  He who...

Five Facts about Prayer

Prayer: He has taken all the work out of it! By Pastor Joe McKeever Your Father knows what things you have need of before you ask Him. –Matthew 6:8 We would all like...

Watching Souls Depart

I drove past the Hospice unit with my blinker flashing, planning to turn in and check on a congregant. It’s funny how quickly a habit becomes ingrained; he had...

Unity

By Ashley L. Jones Imagine, if you can, a place where Christians of all colors and creeds gather together. Every believer is welcome, regardless of his or her denomination, background,...

Thy Will Be Done

Standing in the driveway looking up at the full moon recently, I had difficulty seeing any stars because of the brightness of that larger light. Psalm 8 came to...

And now, I’d like to say a few words to my fears

By Joe McKeever “Return to your rest, O my soul, for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you” (Psalm 116:7). Fears crop up from time to time. They co-exist right alongside my...

Pastors

Blessed to be a Blessing

W. Clement Stone said, “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” Generous people with caring hearts discover ways to bless others.

Reflecting on Privileges, Burdens of Ministry

Pastors love walking with their people through life’s celebrations and tribulations, but in ministry, pastors often carry burdens of their own.

Are You Passionate?

Anyone who knows anything about the National Football League is aware that Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike...

There is Another Way

J.T. Starks grew up in Lancaster, Texas, near Dallas, amidst violence and uncertainty. He had no role model as a child, but he relied on his instincts for survival.

Books