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A Pleasant Day… So far

A Pleasant Day… So far

“It’s a pleasant day,” I said to the receptionist, hoping to brighten her mood. “So far,” she sighed. “So far is all we have,” I replied. The Psalmist emphasized the…

Peacemakers needed

Peacemakers needed

There’s a high calling in life that few seem to desire: peacemaking. But what does a peacemaker do? A peacemaker cuts through the negative information that frequently floats around dividing…

The mystery of the missing Bible

When we arrived at church one Sunday, I reached for my Bible and it wasn’t in its usual place in the car. “That’s strange,” I thought, feeling sure I remembered…

Reflections – The source of joy in tough times

On May 6, 1934, a young minister in Charlotte, North Carolina, named Vance Havner, devoted his weekly column in the Charlotte Observer to a problem that relates to discouraged people…

Storms that bring us home

Nothing makes headlines like the weather.  And this has been a headline already in this new year.  Storms have ripped through this country and the world, causing floods, creating lakes…

Reflections– Just leave last year’s baggage behind

By Roger Campbell, author, broadcaster columnist and pastor for 22 years Satchel Paige, the baseball diamond philosopher of another era, gained national recognition for his rules for successful living. The…

Reflections– Christmas revisited

By Roger Campbell, author, broadcaster columnist and pastor for 22 years Christmas has arrived and you’re not merry. Memories of Christmases past haunt you with scenes of simpler, more meaningful…

Reflections– Lost and found at Christmas

By Roger Campbell, author, broadcaster columnist and pastor for 22 years In her book, “Who Am I?” Marjorie Holmes leads her readers in a prayer for all who get lost…

Reflections- Freedom from a dangerous drug

In London, a seemingly hopeless alcoholic was placed under the care of a psychiatrist, but found little help.  A Billy Graham evangelistic crusade was being held in that city and…

Reflections– When grace meets guilt

By Roger Campbell Following his adulterous affair with Bathsheba, King David felt miserable. Guilt, one of the most unpleasant human emotions, drained his life of the joy that had made…

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