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Entering Into Death’s Shadow Valley is Dr. Matthew Lee Smith’s journey through the horrific process of losing his life-partner, Melodee Joy. It is meant to help others who enter this treacherous and often perilous path.
These books will help guide your daily Bible reading with insights into each passage you read.
Hope Enabler is the real-life story of one Christian parent’s struggle with a runaway child and the hope that God enabled her to have during the darkest moments of that struggle.
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21 Days: January 13th – We’re Asking God to Give Us More Than Enough!
January 13th The Expansion of Our Finances We’re Asking God to Give Us More Than Enough! Read: 2 Corinthians 9:1-15, especially verse 8 … “God has the power to provide you with MORE THAN ENOUGH of every kind of grace. … Continue reading
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Questions to Ask Before You Take an Associate Position
Recently a good friend asked whether he should take a position that’s been offered to him. As I took some time thinking about this, I considered this is his first foray into a church ministry staff position. Since he’s young, I wanted to give … Continue reading
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How Can I Make the Journey Easier? (Part 2)
Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. … Continue reading
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What Do Those Without Faith Do in Times Like These?
Recession – layoffs – tightening budgets. All three of these are now very familiar at the Smith home. As I enter my seven-month without a full-time paycheck, I stopped this past week to reflect on the bounty and reality of … Continue reading
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