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Is it a sin to be fat?May 4th, 2015 by 

    By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Question:  I read your article, is it a sin to drink alcohol? It made me wonder, is it a sin to be fat?   My answer to the alcohol question was,…read more

“Brass tacks” & Michael JordanApril 30th, 2015 by 

    By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   I spent three days this week at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s Training Center, The Cove, in beautiful Asheville, NC.  My friend and colleague, Alex McFarland taught a seminar on evangelism…read more

Bold EvangelismApril 25th, 2015 by 

Evangelism is important.  Listen to these quotes about sharing faith in Christ and let them challenge you to become bold in your efforts to tell others about the Lord’s saving grace. If you enjoyed Bold Evangelism, watch The Full Gospel and learn to…read more

Why should I witness? From The CoveApril 24th, 2015 by 

By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Today I am at The Cove (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Training Center), in beautiful Asheville, NC–attending a three-day conference on evangelism with my friend and colleague Alex McFarland of Alex McFarland Evangelistic Ministries.  Alex’s…read more

The Boldness of a Child of GodApril 23rd, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Next week I’ll be attending a seminar on evangelism at The Cove, the Billy Graham Training Center in Asheville, NC.  It’s clear throughout the Bible that as children of God we are…read more

The Full GospelApril 22nd, 2015 by 

Can you share the gospel in two minutes? Purchase The Full Gospel No watermarks, intro or end slides on purchased video….just the Full Gospel! If you don’t receive our emails, sign up now and receive a free gift! Watch more Two Minute Teachings…read more

What is a Worldview? Does it answer life’s questions?April 20th, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   A worldview is a defined philosophy about life that influences and directs how we live.  While there are many world views that are defined and labeled, a worldview is really very individual…read more

Who is Sweet Jacob? Your thoughts?April 16th, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Sweet Jacob!  It sounds like a spring flower (like “Sweet William”), but it is not.  Perhaps you have a kind and honest friend whose name is Jacob and this name fits him well, but “sweet”…read more

Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s…April 16th, 2015 by 

We just gave to Caesar what is due (April 15th).   May we always give unto God what is His…                            the best and the first of all…read more

1 John 1:9 The Christian “Bar of Soap”April 13th, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope Why Do I Need to Confess Sin?  Q.  If my sins are paid for, and I’m forgiven, why do I need to confess sins? How does 1 John 1:9 “fit,” if Jesus paid…read more

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