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Handbook For Life

Handbook For Life

By Rev. Doug Forbes There are many great handbooks regarding life’s little lessons and we’ve probably all read a few.  Your class can create their own Handbook For Life in a few easy steps. For...
ANYWAY…

ANYWAY…

People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered; Forgive them anyway.   If you are kind, People may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway.   If you are...
Refrigerator Magnets MINISTRY TIP

Refrigerator Magnets MINISTRY TIP

By Rev. Doug Forbes Refrigerator magnets make wonderful gifts, and they don’t take much space.  It’s a fun craft to create and educational. For refrigerator magnets you need:  Bibles, Bible...
The “Bee” Attitudes

The “Bee” Attitudes

By Kenneth Rindeikis     An individual is outside working in the yard on a beautiful Rhode Island spring day.  The temperature is above 30 degrees and the opportunity to enjoy the sun is...
Christianity By the Numbers

Christianity By the Numbers

By Rick Marschall SWARTZ CREEK, MI (ANS) — A lot of Christians think about Heaven in the same way that agnostics sort of hope about the afterlife, and even as assorted Hottentots of the...
Flags of the World MINISTRY TIP

Flags of the World MINISTRY TIP

By Rev. Doug Forbes Most houses of worship and many community groups support missionary work and provide humanitarian aid to various parts of the world.  Children enjoy learning about new places,...
Missionary died thinking he was a failure; 84 years later thriving churches found hidden in the jungle

Missionary died thinking he was a failure; 84 years later thriving churches found hidden in the jungle

By Mark Ellis In 1912, medical missionary Dr. William Leslie went to live and minister to tribal people in a remote corner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. After 17 years he returned to the...
How the simple act of caring for plants rooted me more deeply in God

How the simple act of caring for plants rooted me more deeply in God

by Mason Slater There’s a miracle happening in backyards and community gardens, just inches below the surface. I certainly didn’t expect to discover this when I started gardening three years ago;...
Blessed Are Those Who Comfort

Blessed Are Those Who Comfort

Jesus Christ never ceases showing mercy. And He wants you to do the same. By Charles F. Stanley We may think that the bigger a church is, the more it pleases God. But the truth is, He’s far more...
3 Ways To Handle Criticism Like A Pro—And Actually Grow From It

3 Ways To Handle Criticism Like A Pro—And Actually Grow From It

by Alice Vaughn BE SMART ABOUT THE WAY YOU ASK FOR FEEDBACK AND YOU’LL QUICKLY REALIZE YOU CAN’T LIVE OR LEARN WITHOUT IT. HERE’S HOW TO ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS AND GET THE ANSWERS YOU NEED. If...