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Tell me something good about America

Tell me something good about America

By Roger Campbell Ministries Call it post-election year overkill. Perhaps the news ribbon running across my television screen alerting me to every major crisis in the world has something to…

Rising up from defeat

Rising up from defeat

Since the Bible is an accurate record of the lives of many people, it reveals the shortcomings and failures of human nature.  It also tells of miraculous rescues of those…

Lincoln and the Great Emancipator

Lincoln and the Great Emancipator

The birth dates of our famous February presidents (the 12th and 22nd) have been easy for me to remember since I was a child. My grandfather shared the calendar date…

Priorities Determine Destiny

Priorities Determine Destiny

A prominent and popular minister, whose marriage nearly disintegrated along with his career, wrote the following about his neglect of things in his life he now considers vital: “They never…

Beat Fear This Year

Beat Fear This Year

John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist Church, saw a link between swearing and worrying; seeing them both as acts of unbelief. Yet many people of faith fret continually over…

Things May Turn Out Better Than You Think

Things May Turn Out  Better Than You Think

The woman in the hospital bed beside which I stood seemed to be near the end of her life. She had suffered a severe stroke and was in a deep…

Shocking News For Unhappy Marrieds

Shocking News For  Unhappy Marrieds

A friend of mine had filed for a divorce, intending to end more than twenty years of marriage. His two teenage children were devastated, but their emotional distress wasn’t enough…

Facing and Fixing Personal Problems

Facing and Fixing Personal Problems

The long distance call from a minister facing a problem in his church was different from most I’ve received.  Usually these contacts for counseling and requests for prayer by pastors…

Year ending, leave last year’s baggage behind

Year ending, leave last year’s baggage behind

Satchel Paige, the baseball diamond philosopher of another era, gained national recognition for his rules for successful living. The most frequently quoted of these was “Don’t look back. Something may…

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…

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