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A Terrible Fire…

Screams of “FIRE!” spread across the college campus on an early morning of February 1929. Ninety years ago the lone Girls’ Dorm on the David Lipscomb College campus was ablaze. Pandemonium erupted as girls screamed, dangling from the third-floor balconies by their hands, waiting to drop to the arms of other students. The firetrucks were 5...

Egypt in Their Hearts

In addressing the Sanhedrin, Stephen said, “Our fathers were unwilling to be obedient to him [Moses], but repudiated him and in their hearts turned back to Egypt…” (Acts 7:39 NASB). “We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic…”...

The Chocolate Milkshake

I heard a raised voice coming from the Casual Café at Christian Care Retirement Community in Mesquite. A small, wiry gentleman was waving his cane and was distraught as he stood at the counter trying to order a chocolate milkshake. The staff was patiently trying to explain that milkshakes were only available on Thursdays, and that...

The Balancing Act

Who among us doesn’t spend their lives juggling? We juggle Family, Friends, Faith, Fitness, Fun, Finances, and endless responsibilities. It’s called Life. The young Jesus of Nazareth “kept increasing” in STATURE (physical wellbeing) KNOWLEDGE (intellectual prowess) FAVOR WITH GOD (spiritual health) and FAVOR WITH MAN (social life) according to Luke 2:52. Paul’s final words of his second...

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