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Ray Rhodes
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10 Encouragements from Spurgeon About Preaching
Pastors are often tempted (or even feel a measure of intimidation) to be well-versed in the language of culture and the issues of the day. They do not want to be seen as out of touch with and/or not supportive of the innumerable good causes that capture the...
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The First Books That Charles Used to Disciple Susannah
Spurgeon's Study When Charles Spurgeon wanted to help Susannah with her spiritual growth, involve her in his sermon study, or spend time with her for mutual encouragement, he looked to books. Perhaps you will likewise use good books to bless others and for ...
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How Susannah Thompson Won and Kept the Heart of Charles Spurgeon
It was difficult for the highly refined Susie Thompson to get over the coutrified ways of Charles Spurgeon. However, once she saw beyond his unpolished exterior, she discovered a great man. How did Susie win and keep the heart of Charles? * She treasured hi...
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How Charles Spurgeon Won and Kept the Heart of Susie Thompson
Charles Spurgeon was the unlikeliest of candidates to win the heart of Susie Thompson. He was rural England and she was London and Paris. After seeing and hearing Charles in the pulpit for the first time, the furtherest thought from her mind was marrying hi...
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Does the Eastern Orthodox Church Deny Justification by Faith Alone?
This is the second article by Athanasios Bardis on the Eastern Orthodox Church. For many years, Dr. Bardis adhered to Eastern Orthodoxy.  Read Article One Why I Left the Greek Orthodox Church . Efforts to bring Protestants together with denominations in
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God Gave Rest at Christmas
Abigail at 1 Month The photograph above, of our daughter Abigail, was sent to me on December 23, 2011. I was in a hospital room in Augusta, GA where my dad was near the end of his battle with cancer. My wife Lori and our daughters were three hours away at o...
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A Basketball for Christmas
The Christmas season ignites treasured memories from my childhood. Reflecting on growing up in a relatively large family, I appreciate anew the sacrifices that my parents made for their children. Many of those sacrifices were most evident during the Christm...
A Basketball for Christmas
A Basketball for Christmas
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Collecting Shadows
Many of us are chasing shadows and never feel the warm breath that pushes forth from living lungs. It is easy to miss the truth in the midst of consuming shadows. But it is there, in the eyes and behind the eyes of those who are being remade in the image of...
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Why I left the Greek Orthodox Church
 Guest Post by Athanasios Bardis. Few people know the place named Eleusis, a town in the municipality of West Attica, Greece.  It was the birthplace of Aeschylus (c. 525 BC), a famous ancient tragedy writer.  Fast-forward almost 2,500 thousand years, and vo...
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5 Helps for Writers
Census Report I am writing a book. I should say that I am trying  to write a book. All that is required of me to do so is to open up a vein every morning. That's all. Just a vein. Its not just writing and research that present challenges, the rest of life d...
5 Helps for Writers
5 Helps for Writers
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