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Cheerful Christian Giving

by Barry Lovett

“…so let him give, not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.”  (II Corinthians 9:7) The story is told of a Preacher who wanted to see if a Farmer in his congregation was willing to support the Lord’s work.  So one day he confronted him with some very direct questions.  “If you […]

Why Christians Should Vote

by Barry Lovett

As a nation we are blessed to have a “government of the people, by the people, and for the people.”  But there’s one key requirement, participation of the people. And the most basic participation is voting.  When you vote you help determine who will lead our nation, make our laws and protect our liberties. Our […]

Living Life on the Cutting Edge

by Barry Lovett

“My purpose is to give them (my followers) a rich and satisfying life.”  – Jesus, John 10:10 NLT Christians can get trapped into living day to day with no real purpose or pizzazz.  Jesus said that He came that we might have life and have it more abundantly. The Christian life is to be an […]

Avail Your Ability

by Barry Lovett

“What’s that in your hand?”  Exodus 4:2. We serve God by serving others.  In Jesus, God gave us a model for doing this.  So what does it take to serve like Jesus? You might be surprised by the simplicity of the first requirement…being available. Most of us would naturally assume that it requires some special […]

Encouraging One Another

by Barry Lovett

“…let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds…let us encourage one another…” Hebrew 10:24-25. None of us wants to be a source of discouragement, yet, if we’re not careful, we can find ourselves being more discouraging than encouraging. It’s human nature. Our relationships are impacted negatively when that […]