Stepping Stones

Searching for Solid Footing in a Stormy World.

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How To Have Marvelous Faith

Are you frustrated? I remember a college spring break and six of us were in one car heading from Missouri to Ohio in the pouring rain late at night. The back passenger tire went flat. So John and I pulled out all the luggage from the trunk so we could get the spare....

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Are you building for success or failure?

Do you sometimes feel like a failure? When I was young I had dreams of what I would be and what I would do. To be honest, I haven't lived up to my own expectations. I want to be a success in my family, my occupation, and my personal life and ambitions. But how? Every...

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How to Treat a Bully

Has somebody really hurt you? Growing up can be hard. Many children are faced with having to deal with a bully. Were you picked on as a youngster? What was it? Were you fat, skinny, tall, short, wore glasses, had red hair, poor, rich, wore out of date clothes, had...

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A Positive Perspective on PROBLEMS

Do you have too many problems? It’s been said, “There are no big problems. There are just lots of little problems.” But in 2006, we had a lot of big problems. Two of my daughters were graduating (high school and college), one of my sons was going to war in Iraq and...

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Two Leadership Principles

Everything rises and falls on leadership. The presence of change in our world is obvious and moving faster than ever before. In times like these, leaders emerge and lead the way. When so much of what we see and hear causes us to find a better way, we need leaders to...

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When is it okay to break the rules?

Signs, Signs, everywhere a sign. "Signs" was a pop music hit released in 1971 by the group, The Five Man Electrical Band. The song questioned the right of anyone to put up signs and make rules that interfere with nature.  Over 50 years later, It seems we still have...

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Bless the Peacemakers

Peace on earth. Peace is a wonderful hope. Everybody wants it but few really experience it. Many promise it but few are real peacemakers. In the last 4,000 years there have been less than 400 years of peace. The history of the world is the futile efforts to live...

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How to have a pure heart

Be careful little eyes what you see. 12% of all website are pornographic. 70% of men 18-24 visit a porn site monthly. 1 in 3 viewers of porn are women. Porn use is up 18% during our recent pandemic. We live in a morally dirty world. Jesus said, “Blessed are the pure...

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Bless the Merciful Home

Do you have a perfect family? Obviously not. There is no perfect family. That's why our family needs mercy. When the rich man's will was read, his wife was very upset: he left everything to his fishing buddy and nothing to her!She drove immediately to the cemetery to...

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