From Pastor Bill

HOW DO PUBLIC SPEAKERS GET OUR ATTENTION?

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Do you ever want to quit listening to people talk or push their agenda on television, social media, or even in person? But then, when a public speaker finally does have your undivided attention, how did he/she get it? Is it because they are charming, intelligent, good looking, rich...

DEPRESSION

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DEPRESSION is a real problem! Did you know that depression is a multi-billion dollar industry in just our one country alone? In fact, millions of Americans are so depressed that they cannot even go to work! When you get depressed, you begin to feel listless and passive. It involves a feeling of...

COLLEGE AND CAREER CLASS

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Our College & Career SS Class, taught by Mike and Becky Royals, is only a few months old, but is off to a great start. As students are returning to colleges across our nation, would you like hear from “The Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2020”? Their headline is...

A CORRUPT AGENDA

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Too many indisputable facts from American history are ignored today because they impede the direction in which many “progressives” want to move our culture. Young adults (16-30 year olds), I especially ask that you consider the following, because I am almost certain that you have...

Is the Church a Convenience?

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Convenience is a top-rated value in our world today. Would you not agree? Having a fast food restaurant is not enough convenience for us; we need a drive-through window at a fast food restaurant for added convenience. No longer do we have to go to the bank; we can do all of our banking online. I...

LOOSEN THE BOW

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Jesus once said (Mark 6:31), “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.”  Many of us get run down because we stay wound up, and this is one of the reasons why vacation and leisure times, however brief, are important. According to a Greek legend, in ancient...

A SAFE PLACE

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Dads/Husbands, you and I are to be a “safe place” for our families. You and I are to be the protector and provider for our homes. And when we gather our families for a time with God, they need a safe place then too. Not a lecture or a sermon, but a safe place. Our families...

“FUNNY”

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An observer from the last century would be awe-struck by the improvement in our standard of living, and by the amount of leisure time our technology and electronic devices have provided. Few Americans work consistently more than a 50-hour work week, and most work 44 hours or less. Furthermore...

EXTREMELY DIFFERENT OPTIONS

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If you are kind, then some people will accuse you of having ulterior motives-->BE KIND ANYWAY! If you are successful, then you will win some false friends and some true enemies-->SUCCEED ANYWAY!  If you are honest and transparent, then some people may try to cheat you-->BE HONEST...