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Final Instructions!

We are more than half way through Holy Week. Jesus has made His triumphant entry into Jerusalem; the disciples are with Him and now we are at Thursday night - the Last Supper. This was the last time that Jesus ...

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A Quarter of a Century…

I started drinking when I was about seventeen years old. After graduating from high school, I spent the summer living with a family in Pfronten, Germany - working a job that my Uncle Wayne had secured for me. I made ...

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The Battery Monitor…

Several years ago, Janet and I acquired a sports car to use during the summer months. No... it wasn't new - in fact, it will be 11 years old this summer but it is one of those iconic American cars ...

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The Advocate…

Throughout the years, I have been involved in mentoring several younger men and one of the things that I tell them is that I am an advocate for them. Sometimes they need encouragement, or someone to listen to them, or ...

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Welcome to Medicare…

I have spent the last six months or so learning about Medicare, both Part A and Part B, medical policy supplements, drug policies and all kinds of other things related to turning sixty-five and changing insurance policies. For those of ...

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No More Payments…

Just after I turned one year old, back in early 1954, my mother and father took out a small life insurance policy on me. The face value of the policy was $1004 and the premium was $50 per year, payable ...

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Christmas Break!

Well, if you are expecting a theological treatise or deep story line tonight, I am going to disappoint you. Like millions of other families, we have been tied up with Christmas and company and entertaining and all the other things ...

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Not a Creature was Stirring…

It's Christmas Eve night - and getting late. It's snowing lightly outside and traffic is sparse. Little ones are awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus and countless homes throughout the world have set out cookies and milk to give Santa ...

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“The Work of Christmas”

Most of us are deep in the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas. We are purchasing presents for loved ones, visiting the grocery store for supplies to prepare the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meals - and making arrangements ...

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Counting to Three…

We are getting to that time of year, between Thanksgiving and Christmas, when our three children will have more time together as Jill visits us from Oklahoma. Kristin and Andrew are already local so our entire nuclear family will be ...

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