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PRAISE REPORT

By Gary Toole, The Christian Way Ministries I wanted to be in style and so I bought me a pair of these awesome (yes, I finally used that word) mud bogging shoes with the heavy track soles and heels that is supposed to keep you from having an accident.  Wrong!!  Those things will get you…

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Good News – To Endure

By Vic Dove “If we endure hardship we will reign with Him…If we deny Him He will deny us.” 2 Timothy 2:12 Endure means to stand…to tolerate…to continue and to persevere.  I would like to use my farmer friends as an example of what it means to endure. Farmers are forced, at times, to endure…

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Good News – Comforter

By Vic Dove Comforter “Blessed be the God…of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulations, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4   One of the best ways to describe comfort is…to…

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Let it shine – this St. Valentine’s Day!

Brother Steven Montez, O.M.I. recently told me about a wedding he observed at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Brownsville, Texas.  Immediately, I knew I had to share it with you before St. Valentine’s Day.Marielisa Huerta and Andre Benavides had their perfect wedding planned for April 25.  But when the Covid-19 pandemic began, everything went into disarray,…

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Good News: Sufficient

By Vic Dove Sufficient “Three times I asked the Lord…that it might depart from me, and He said to me, My Grace is Sufficient for thee.” 2 Corinthians 12:8-9 I was listening to a testimony the other day about how a pastor had a member whose son was in a car accident, and sustained some…

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Mephibosheth: A Picture of Salvation

By James Cagle The Bible (KJV) says, “And Jonathan, Saul’s son, had a son that was lame of his feet. He was five years old when the tidings came of Saul and Jonathan out of Jezreel, and his nurse took him up, and fled: and it came to pass, as she made haste to flee,…

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Mephibosheth: Poem

Mephibosheth There was a relative of Saul, Whose name was Mephibosheth. He was the son of Jonathan, That the Philistines put to death. ♢ His nurse dropped Mephibosheth, A child she was carrying that day, When she heard the news of Israel’s defeat, And he was lame till his dying day. ♢ King David then…

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The Christian Way Ministries: Johnny Apple Seed

By Gary Toole, Christian Way Ministries   Johnny Apple Seed was an American folk hero.  His real name was John Chapman.  The story went like this.  Johnny Apple Seed went all over the country sowing apple seeds as he went, which apparently is where he got his nick name.  He had a real love for…

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U.S. and Canadian Catholic Bishops to Seek Intercession of Mary, Mother of the Church, for Strength in Struggle Against COVID-19

WASHINGTON – As the world continues to face the ongoing effects of the global pandemic of the coronavirus, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has announced that the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on May 1 in renewing the…

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Pastor Rick, Lakeland UMC – April 21, 2020

Good Morning, This might be difficult to do in these trying times that we find ourselves in but it might also increase our faith; and we could all use help in that area. I have accepted a challenge from my friend at Seedbed, J.D. Walt, to fast one day per week for at least 40…

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