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Where is Our Treasure?

Have you ever heard of Forrest Fenn? He apparently is or was a multi-millionaire art dealer, author, and Vietnam War veteran who in 2010 decided to encourage people to get up off their couches, leave their video games and televisions behind and get into the great outdoors. He did that by taking a bronze treasure

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Keeping Our Oaths

According to a post on the McKinley-Irvin family law website, based on U.S. Census Bureau statistics In America there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. 41% of all first marriages end in divorce, that number rises to 60% of second marriages, and 73% of third marriages. People who wait to get married until they

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Surgical Holiness

The movie “127 hours” is based on the story of Aaron Ralston a 27-year-old experienced outdoorsman from Aspen Colorado.  He was hiking in a canyon in Utah on a 13-mile hike, when an 800-pound boulder shifted and pinned his arm.  Knowing that nobody knew where he was, after being stuck there for 5 days, he

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Bucket List

As the old year-ends and the New Year begins this is a time when thinking about things we might like to accomplish or experience comes naturally to us. I don’t have an actual list, but Jacob and I have talked about a few things that we would like to do together sometime as a father

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Nearsighted Faith

According to Wikipedia, Mr. Magoo was a wealthy, short-statured retiree who gets into a series of comical situations as a result of his nearsightedness, compounded by his stubborn refusal to admit the problem. However, through uncanny streaks of luck, the situation always seems to work itself out for him, leaving him no worse than before.

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Christ our Coming King: Part I

There have been many end of the world predictions over the years.  But possibly the most interesting of all doomsday predictions came from a chicken.  Apparently there was a hen in Leeds, England back in 1806 that became known as the prophet hen of Leeds when she began laying eggs with the words “Christ is

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Christ our Healer, part 2

Movies like “Fletch Lives” and “Leap of Faith” poked fun at the stereotypical, televangelist, faith-healing frauds, but for many people the images in those movies are what we picture when we hear someone talk about healing.  There have been a lot of abuses and misuses of healing in the church and on television and for

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