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God is always on time

Henry Ward Beecher, the late famous nineteenth century pastor of Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, New York, was known to be a very patient man. One day, however, one of the…

Thanksgiving should be more than another holiday

The winter of 1620-21 at the Plymouth Colony was cold and tragic for the Pilgrims; nearly half of their number died through sickness and accidents. One wonders how they could…

Taming the beast behind your teeth

Taming the beast behind your teeth

Have you said something you regret? You’re not the first to do so. Through the centuries, careless and cutting words have wounded hearers and brought regret to those who spoke…

Needed: A National Sense of Right or Wrong

Needed: A National Sense of Right or Wrong

“Anything goes.” Those two words describe too much of what is happening in our struggling society. We seem to have lost our sense of right and wrong. Witness our skyrocketing…

Reflections

Reflections

By Roger Campbell Ministries Enjoy October The enduring classic daily devotional guide, “Streams in the Desert,” calls for giving thanks for the planned kaleidoscope we call the year, that the…

The Contradiction of Lukewarm Love

The Contradiction of Lukewarm Love

Upon arriving at a New York church where I was to be the speaker for a weeklong conference, I was both impressed and concerned. The church buildings were impressive: a…

What would we do without prayer?

By Roger Campbell Ministries Several years ago when both my wife and our daughter-in-law faced surgeries involving biopsies for cancer, we asked friends everywhere to pray for them.  Letters, e-mails…

God Often Works In The Dark

God Often Works In The Dark

The Bible begins with God at work in the dark: “And the earth was without form and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep” (Genesis 1:2). Out…

The source of joy in tough times

The source of joy in tough times

By Roger Campbell Ministries 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…

An Ancient Prescription for Good Health

An Ancient Prescription for Good Health

In his book, “There’s a Lot More to Health than not being Sick,” Bruce Larsen tells about a friend who he says is one of the happiest people he knows. …

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