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Going Deeper

How many here know how to swim? When I was growing up, I wasn’t afforded the opportunity like many to take things like swimming lessons and the such. That means today, as an adult, I’m not very comfortable around deep water. When I was a young teenager I was playing out on the docks of…

Faith to be Strong, Faith to be Weak

Christians and non-Christians can have defective views of what the Christian life really is. Preaching the Bible aims to bring our views of God and His ways more and more into line with the truth. We do this for unbelievers so that they can embrace Christianity on the basis of a true picture of it,…

Christ is Risen, Indeed!

When I was growing up, every year we had to go the cemetery and pay our respects to the ancestors. It was based on the Chinese calendar and almost always ended up around Easter. There we would give an offering of rice, an orange, an apple, a shot of tea and an alcoholic beverage, and…

Finding Hope in Loss

One of the things I take great pleasure in life is to take time and sit down with a good book. Now there are many different types of literature out there. You have science fiction, poetry, historical novels, sports anthologies, and even the dreaded romance novels! Now, I’ve never been one to read romance novels,…