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Where is the “enemy”?

At a Crossing Cultures consultation in Mombasa recently, one of the speakers noted that the biggest threats to the Kingdom advance in our day are materialism, individualism and Islamic extremism. We can get very “worked up” about Islam, especially when … Continue reading

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Unselfish Determination

Ruth’s determination and faith earned her a prominent place in God’s Word. That did not come easy. Ruth gave up her citizenship, left her people and turned away from her gods. It appears that her decision had been made much … Continue reading

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Outstanding Faith

Rahab rises from the rubble of Jericho and a life of harlotry to being a “hero of faith” on the Hebrews 11 roster. Her turning point began with the visit to Jericho by Joshua’s two spies. Rahab not only welcomed … Continue reading

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Unwavering Resolve

In a world of compromise and indecision, God is looking for men and women of great resolve. Esther comes in the kingdom at a time of great fear and a simmering holocaust. The king has just banished a queen who … Continue reading

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Purity, No Matter the Cost

A pure heart is what God longs for. In Daniel, we see a sixteen-year-old immigrant embarking on a journey that spans several dynasties. What drives him is God’s favor and a vow never to defile his spirit, soul or body. … Continue reading

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A Man of Integrity

Integrity is a characteristic that God will always honor. From the bottom of the pit and the dark prison cell, Joseph rose to the highest office in the land. How did that happen? “The Lord was with him, and whatever … Continue reading

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Treasures of Darkness

We are well in to 2018, yet these verses in Isaiah 45:1-3 keep reverberating in my heart as a New Year’s theme. The Lord will uphold your right hand so that He may subdue nations before you loose the armor … Continue reading

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