Bart Warren

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Looking for the Good in Grief

I am so thankful for Ron & Don Williams. The work that they are doing is a blessing to so many. I know that my family benefited from the time spent this weekend thinking biblically and deeply about suffering and loss. I am confident that the others who attended the seminar feel the same way. …

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Do You Believe?

A brand new calendar year is upon us! As such it is a great time to evaluate where we stand in a number of different areas. Experts tell us that nine out of every ten “New Year’s Resolutions” will fail…and most of these failures occur by February. This means that for the average person, year …

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Good Gifts

What makes for a good gift? Having just completed another Christmas season where many families gathered and exchanged presents, I wonder about how we decide which gifts were “good” and which ones were not. Is a good gift anything that is not returned or exchanged for something else? Is a good gift one that gets …

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How Bad Can I Be?

With the winter holidays just around the corner, we will all be seeing items and hearing stories related to the season. As such, I just read about the fact that there is a website known as emailsanta.com where young ones may write an electronic letter to the North Pole. Several letters from these innocent children …

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Thanks

We have so much for which to be thankful! Every single day our Might God blesses us with numerous good things. As those who have been blessed, we have a responsibility to Our Lord to show Him gratitude. In fact, Jesus actually expects us to say “thanks” when He blesses (Luke 17:17). With this in …

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Guilt

Many of us struggle with feelings of guilt. Some feel too much guilt. Others do not feel as though they are ever really guilty of any substantial wrongdoing. In some cases, we know for sure that we have transgressed the law and are bracing ourselves to deal with the consequences. Others among us could not …

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The World Does Not Know

As a Christian living in this current culture, it is easy to feel outnumbered and out of place. To take a stand for almost any type of “traditional” moral or ethical value is to put oneself at odds with those who are vocal, combative and vindictive. Why does the world view Christians with such suspicion …

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Peace of Mind

“How much are you willing to pay for peace of mind?” This is the question posed by a company that makes what they are calling a “Smart Water Bottle.” It will test and then purify your water if such is deemed necessary. Sounds amazing, right? They are charging more then $200 for each bottle. The …

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Whosoever Will

In Matthew 8:2, a leper knelt before Jesus and said, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” Jesus responded by saying, “I will; be clean” (Matt. 8:3). Indeed, Jesus was willing to do a great deal. He was willing to leave the glory of Heaven (Phil. 2:6-8). He was willing to be humiliated …

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Spiritual Bucket List

Creating the proverbial “bucket list” can be a lot of fun. Coming up with a list of things you would like to do one day in the not-too-distant future is also a good way to take the first step in accomplishing your goals. As disciples of Jesus Christ, we are expected to be growing (1 …

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