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What does it mean to be a Christian?

It means to love God with all your heart, soul and mind. Continue reading

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Can you trust again after being hurt?

Trusting someone else leaves us vulnerable. We get hurt and we fear that if we allow our hearts to love we may get hurt all over again. We hope someone will come along and save us from this despair. We hope in anticipation of a better life. We aim for a courageous confidence in the … Continue reading

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Why Christians commemorate Good Friday

Can you imagine watching someone you love being beaten? What if you had no power over stopping it? What might that feel like? Torment…anguish…brokenness? Perhaps these were the emotions of Mary and the followers of Jesus when they watched their beloved being crucified. On that fateful Good Friday over 2000 years ago, Jesus Christ was whipped, beaten, pierced and nailed to the cross. Continue reading

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I’m Only Human Born to Make Mistakes

We all have struggles, we all have worries, we all make mistakes. Yet our attitude defines our gratitude. How we react will vary from one person to the next. It reminds me of a song, “I’m only human, of flesh and blood I’m made.” I can forgive myself for the mistakes I’ve made because I … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words for Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 A dear … Continue reading

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Spiritual Retreats Open Hearts to Receive God’s Love and Refresh the Soul

Have you ever taken a spiritual retreat? I’ve heard about weekend retreats before and have only been to one up until this past weekend.  I can say with all honesty, it changed me. Life can wear us down. A busy schedule, a list of demands and no down time can lead to burn out and … Continue reading

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Inspirational Book Gift Ideas Perfect for Father’s Day

“A man is created for challenges. He is equipped to overcome, to run the gauntlet, to stand firm as a well-anchored corner post. Men are the benchmark in life, society, and family. It is part of the masculine responsibility to demonstrate strength and stability; to protect and provide for those within their sphere of influence. This is … Continue reading

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Evangelism with Reflection on Billy Graham’s Inspirational Messages

Having never been ordained or formally trained for any kind of ministry, I was once told I should be an evangelist. I thought about that for a moment. Inquisitively I asked what my friend meant. In my mind, I see Billy Graham as an evangelist. I see someone with years of ministry and service to the … Continue reading

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God Knows Your Plans and Your Needs: He Knows Your Heart

“Your blocked door doesn’t mean God doesn’t love you. Quite the opposite. It’s proof that he does.” – Max Lucado You try one door after another, yet no one responds to your résumé. No university accepts your application. No doctor has a remedy for your illness. No buyers look at your home. Your marriage is … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Dismayed – Fear Not for I Have Overcome the World

When troubles come your way, you do not need to fear them. Sometimes God will lead you into the wilderness for a little while so you can learn to totally depend on Him. Often times God will tear the things down that stand in His way. If we learn to let go and let Him, … Continue reading

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  • Show Some Respect and Change the World — FaithDream’s Inspiration
    I have refrained from giving my opinion during this election. The discouragement and lack of respect given to each of the opponents show little to no value for the American people. How can we respect our leaders when they lack the respect of one another? The candidates have slandered one another and pointed fingers at […] … Continue reading Show Some Respect […]
  • Look For the Guideposts They Give You Direction
    These guideposts direct you, giving insight. Sometimes God will miraculously open doors for you when you least expect it.  They might appear to be coincidental but in reality they are meant for you to make a decision. The guideposts are there. They could come in the form of temptations or the form of an arrow … Continue reading Look For the Guideposts They G […]
  • Three Types of Friendships
    Many friendships will come and go in life. In seasons of change, a person will encounter new friends, and old friends will fall away. There are friendships that stay with you during a lifetime. Those friends are the first ones you call to share good news and the ones you can count on in times … Continue reading Three Types of Friendships →

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