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D) All of the Above


If you’ve been keeping up-to-date with the One Minute Bible for Students, you’ve recently read about a guy named Moses, who God ends up speaking through and using to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. As Moses dialogues with God, he asks a very interesting question: 13 “If I come to the people of Israel and say to them, ‘The ... Read More »

Coaching Life


For 36 years, Dean Smith coached basketball at the University of North Carolina.   He taught his teams to play hard, play smart, and to play together. He called it “the Carolina Way.” In his time at UNC, Dean’s teams won 879 games, 13 ACC Titles, and 2 National Championships.   On the journey, Dean Smith shaped young men. Michael Jordan, Dean’s ... Read More »

Whose Hand are You Holding?


Psalm 37 1 Do not be agitated by evildoers; do not envy those who do wrong. 2 For they wither quickly like grass and wilt like tender green plants. 3 Trust in the Lord and do what is good; dwell in the land and live securely. 4 Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires. 5 Commit your way to ... Read More »

Sow What?!


One of the scripture passages in the One Year Bible this week is the text for the Parable of the Sower. Feel like you’ve heard the Parable of the Sower more times than you can remember? You might be thinking “Yeah, yeah … I’ve heard this all before. Sow What?!” So what? Let’s consider together that it is a reminder ... Read More »

The Answer to Boredom

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“This is so boring!!!” I said those words out loud to no one in particular on my first day of hunting. I had sat still for the better part of a Saturday, just waiting. For those of you who have not hunted before, it can involve very long periods of time sitting perfectly motionless watching nature. Lest you think it’s ... Read More »

Are You Still Growing?


We’re not talking height, weight, or muscle mass. Are you growing in your faith after your summer at camp? Some of you may recognize the garden pictured above as the Lake Gloria Vesper’s garden. For others, it’s helpful to know that we used this garden this summer to illustrate the Parable of the Sower. Isn’t it amazing what just a ... Read More »

Samuel: God’s 1st Round Draft Pick


This weekend in New York City, 256 young athletes will be drafted by NFL teams and begin their professional football career.  For many of these young men, it will be a dream come true to hear their name called and finally realize the path ahead of them.  For some of them, this will be the start of a path of ... Read More »

Where Does a Fox Stay?


I know what you’re thinking … I must have missed the boat or had my head in the sand the last year or more!  It’s not “Where does a fox stay?”…  it’s “What does a fox say?”  But I’m not talking about a guy dressed up as a furry, nocturnal carnivore singing “Ring-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!” or “Jacha-chacha-chacha-chow!”  The question is simply asking ... Read More »

Finally Getting What I Deserve

A handwritten book report is given an F for poor work.

Born into a Christian family, I grew up knowing the Lord and knowing about His sacrifice on the cross that meant I was free because He took my place.  While this was amazing to me, the novelty of it sometimes wore off and I tended to live my life pretty complacently and self-absorbed.  I was a good kid, did what ... Read More »