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The graduation buzz is everywhere! Graduation invitations are arriving like political mailers during the presidential election. Depending on your region of the country, you may be winding down from or gearing up for graduations. The hotel I’m staying at this weekend in New Hampshire is overrun with graduates and parents preparing for graduation ceremonies. Last Wednesday I spoke at the…

This...is the generation that seeks Him, that seeks Your face. Psalm 26:6 Why do students give up sleep, leaving the comfort of their beds every week to join friends for prayer before going to school? They come together to “watch and pray” as the scriptures command. After a brief time in the scriptures, they focus on praying for friends, teachers,…

Wuss – weakling or wimp – Dictionary.com Unabridged, Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2010. If you cannot bench press 1075 lbs., climb Mt. Everest without bottled oxygen, or score the decisive goal at the World Cup, some may refer to you as a “wuss.” The truth is, only a minority have actually pulled one of…

I was running late for an appointment so the slow traffic was an annoyance. My bright idea was to take a short cut. I was cruising until I turned down an unfamiliar street, coming to a screeching halt at a “Dead End” sign. It was not the end of the world but in my current state of mind you would…

There is one ministry that every person, in every church, on every continent can do without excuse, theological degree or cooperate strategy and that is…Pray. My friend Tim Eldred of Endeavor Ministries believes the best way to make the ministry of prayer an investment for the present as well as the future is to get adults praying with students. Pray…

It is estimated that the average woman speaks approximately 20,000 words per day and the average man 7,000. We all know people who don’t come close to that number – while others use their allotment plus someone else’s. Words are powerful and evoke emotions that can bring comfort or pain, motivation or discouragement. In his little epistle, James refers to the…

I am taking a reprieve from the topic I had planned to cover in my blog today to ask you to join me in prayer for a special family. Nathan and Beth Shoultz have served with Word of Life for 8 years and are an incredible blessing to this ministry. On Monday, December 12, 2011, Nathan suffered a stroke at…

It’s that time of the year again when students head to warmer climates for Spring Break. We hear headlines like Students Gone Wild or read reports of arrests, sex and alcohol abuse and wonder what can be done to stop the madness of shattered lives. There are a handful of ministries and churches who are deliberately reaching out to these…

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