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Pastor Rick Warren delivered his final sermon at Saddleback Church on August 28, 2022 with a message going back to the theme of his first sermon 43 years ago.
He is a vital part of the Cincinnati Bengals, although some people might not know his name. LaMorris Crawford gives encouragement and inspiration to the team in the background and likes it that way. He spends time...

Setting the Record Straight – A Day in the Life of Pastors & Pastors’ Wives

I have heard people say, “The pastor has it so easy, he doesn’t have to go to work. What does he do all day?...

I Call Him Pastor

I was a new Christian, only saved a few weeks when I walked into my pastor’s office. I didn’t want to go, but my...

Our God Will Supply . . .

Pastor Jack Graham told about a big fat bird sitting in his backyard. It reached down and dug out a worm. It took the...

A Candid Interview with Steve Austin, Author of ‘From Pastor to Psych Ward’

I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.

A Blueprint for Prayer: Three Personal Petitions

Martin Lloyd-Jones said, “Man is at his greatest and highest when upon his knees he comes face to face with God.” Jesus knew the...

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.

Open the Eyes of my Heart, Lord

In Ephesians 1, Paul didn’t pray for material blessings, but for spiritual perception. In verse 19, he prayed “the eyes of your understanding being enlightened.” The word understanding means heart.

Does God Have our Ultimate Loyalty

Loyalty is the quality of standing firm in one’s devotion or allegiance to someone or something. Loyalty comes from the heart, not from a feeling of obligation or from a legal contract.

The Difficulty of Finding Love

A father had two sons who he loved very much. In fact, his love for them was perfect and unending. Unfortunately, due to ignorance, neither son realized his father’s love.

Where is the Hope for a Messed up Life and World?

You are probably familiar with daily news reported on TV and by various other media. What are your thoughts about what is happening in...

The Savior is Knocking

Scripture Reading: Revelation 3:20 Jesus is our humble Savior. He waits for us to open the door. We have probably all seen some rendition of The Light of...

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