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What is the fastest growing religion in the United States?July 31st, 2014 by 

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Why did God create man knowing he would sin?July 29th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   The question we received was “why did God create a world He knew would turn against Him?”  Let’s begin by noting that God did not create a world that turned against Him. …read more

News from the Field 7-26-14July 26th, 2014 by 

  Whispering Cedars Last week ended, a new week of camp began at Whispering Cedars.  We are very encouraged by what God is doing. We thought we would let you hear it from the frontlines! “Hi Carl I don’t know…read more

“Put your house in order.” Who said that?July 25th, 2014 by 

From the book, Who said that? Common everyday sayings…where do they come from?, by Shari Abbott   There are so many pithy (concise and forcefully expressive) sayings that we use in everyday conversation.  And, many of these common, everyday sayings originate…read more

A Hebrews 12 FatherJuly 25th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   A couple weeks ago we reflected on what it means to be a Romans 12 Christian.  That chapter teaches us how we should live in surrender to Jesus and in service to…read more

Share The Full Gospel in two minutes.July 22nd, 2014 by 

Can you share the gospel in two minutes? Get this video and put it on your mobile device. Download NOW and share it with friends and family. The Full Gospel  (no watermarks, intro or end slides on purchased video—just the Full…read more

Do I have to tithe?July 21st, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Tithing in the Old Testament was to be a recognition and celebration of what God had provided and a giving-back to Him in thanksgiving.  Old Testament tithing is defined by some in…read more

News from the Field 7-19-14July 19th, 2014 by 

  Whispering Cedars The meetings at Whispering Cedars Camp in Nebraska have been amazing. After the first night the teenagers really responded.  At least 20 came up after the talk and started asking questions. It has grown from there.  Every…read more

What would Jesus do? How would Jesus think on social issues?July 18th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   An online research site, YouGov.com [1], recently posted the results of their “What Would Jesus Do?” poll. Not surprisingly, the results showed that Americans are more liberal on social issues than they…read more

“Out of sight, out of mind” — Who said that?July 17th, 2014 by 

From the book, Who said that? Common everyday sayings…where do they come from?, by Shari Abbott   There are so many pithy (concise and forcefully expressive) sayings that we use in everyday conversation.  And, many of these common, everyday sayings…read more

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