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“Basic Training”

“Basic Training” Our military demands that each soldier, sailor, airman, and marine go through “Basic Training.”  Our church has established a high priority of basic training for our teenagers.  As a new Christian teenager, I learned how to have a quiet time, study the Bible, and memorize scripture at a mountain camp in northern Arizona.  […]

“Back in the Saddle Again”

“Back in the Saddle Again” As you know, I grew up in and love the west. Janet and I returned this week from a relaxing vacation in Colorado Springs and Beaver Creek. We enjoyed the cool air and the warm fellowship with FBCN seasonal friends who live in Rocky Mountain country. We were also blessed […]

What About Bob?

What About Bob? Some of you remember the famous comedy film, which featured Bill Murray as a lovable nutcase who “didn’t get it,” entitled “What About Bob?” As Janet and I enjoy the last few days of summer vacation in Colorado, it is my great joy to introduce my good friend, Dr. Bob Reccord, once […]

When God Calls a Man

When God Calls a Man We welcome a truly great servant of the Lord to the pulpit this weekend. I have known Dr. Joe Jordan for many years. He served as Executive Director of Word of Life Fellowship from 1999 – 2011. A layman from Lakeland, FL named Don Kelso sent him to the Island […]

Hitting the Sweet Spot

Hitting the Sweet Spot If you have played at all with a tennis racket or golf club, you know how important it is to hit the ball in “the sweet spot,” that place when maximum contact and effectiveness of the shot is achieved. All of us want to serve the Lord in the place where […]

Ways to Show the Heavenly Father to Your Children

Ways to Show the Heavenly Father to Your Children Most of us men are familiar with magazines which target our interests: guns, golf, fishing, automotive repair, etc. You will often see articles about the “Six Ways to …” or the “Three Steps to a More Effective…” and so forth. By our very nature, men love to […]

Living Large

Living Large Joe Ehrmann played defensive tackle for the Baltimore Colts and the Detroit Lions before retiring from professional football in 1982. When his baby brother contracted cancer and eventually died, Joe asked questions that only God could answer and found eternal life in Christ. He determined to live life large for the Lord. He […]

Everest Inspiration

Everest Inspiration At 11:30am on May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first human beings to climb Mt. Everest, at 29,028 feet, the highest point on Earth. It was the climax to many long months of planning – rehearsals in Nepal and a period of acclimatization to the height and cold. Disaster […]

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