Stepping Stones

Searching for Solid Footing in a Stormy World.

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Are you really following Jesus? 3 Tests

In the book and movie, “Alice in Wonderland”, Alice finds herself at a fork in the road. As she contemplates her decision, she notices that the Cheshire cat is up in the tree. Undecided, Alice asked the cat, “Which road do I take?” The cat responds, “Where do you want...

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Jesus Won’t Abandon You When You’ve Failed

Do you feel like a failure sometimes? Have you disappointed someone so much that you just felt horrible? The night before I left for college I got in an argument with my dad. I really don’t know what it was about, but I know it had to do with me being an idiot. So I...

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Help when life is confusing

Is life confusing? My son, Josh, and his fiancé, Haley, asked me to perform their wedding. I’d done hundreds of weddings, but never one of my children. I can remember how the anxiety of that day brought confusion. I would lay down my Bible and forget where I laid it....

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It is easier to wear a cross than bear a cross

I love you! Easier said, than done. Do you remember when you first said to your spouse, “I love you.” When Judy and I were dating I knew I loved her. But I wasn’t sure I should tell her. I think it was because telling her was making something very private and personal...

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Little Is Much When God Is In It

One day, a mother was serving her family leftovers. She gave the one portion of spaghetti to her 6 year old son. But her 8 year old son also wanted some. The fussing started. After several unsuccessful attempts to end the dispute, the dad decided on a Biblical...

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Tell the Good News!

Good News is meant to be shared. In 1949 John Currier was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Later he was transferred and paroled to work on a farm near Nashville, Tennessee. In 1968, his sentence was terminated and a letter was sent to him. But...

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Get Excited!

Thoughts for Faith Baptist 47th Anniversary from Psalm 47... An older couple was at the fair and a man invited them to ride in his old-fashioned bi-plane. “It’s exciting!” he said. The old man said, “I don’t get excited over much these days.” The pilot said, “If you...

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Commit to Believe in Jesus

Ancient doctors tested the sanity of their mental patients with the following test: The patient was placed in a room with a sink. The faucet was turned on and a stopper was put in the drain until the sink overflowed. The patient was then handed a mop and the door was...

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Committed to Follow Jesus

“For better, for worse… for richer, for poorer… in sickness, and in health, to love and to cherish till death do us part.” I have led hundreds of couples to vow these words to each other. I have said them myself. Making a commitment is easier than keeping a...

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