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Faith Enables Us To Live Daringly

When a rural church invited me to be the speaker for a four day conference it was to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding. The church had begun with…

A time to give….

At a time when the economy has many churches cutting back on community outreach and missionary work, a Chicago area church is doing just the opposite. This congregation has determined…

Fathers Pray Too

Mothers have gained the respect of the world for their powerful praying. Most can name mothers whose prayers have made a difference: Susannah Wesley, mother of John and Charles Wesley,…

A day to ‘remember’

By Roger Campbell Ministries Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, was first celebrated on May 30, 1868 on an order from General John Logan.  In 1882, the name was changed…

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

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

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

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

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

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…