Guardian or Gardener?

Many years ago, in the days when the Czar ruled over Russia, the leader was walking in his palace garden one day. In the far corner of the garden he found a soldier who was stationed as a sentry to guard that particular place. The Czar was confused as to why a soldier would be assigne
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Marketing Love

Did you watch the Super Bowl on Sunday night? Not only did we have a thrilling game and an extravagant half-time show, but the commercials were a focal point of the night as they always are. The Super Bowl is the one night of the year when I actually want to watch the commercials. Wit
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The Light Shines in the Darkness

David Hull Southeast Coordinator for The Center for Healthy Churches Have you ever wondered why Christmas always seems to be happening at night? Think about it. Do you know of a Christmas card with sun streaming in on the head of baby Jesus? Listen to the songs of Christmas which desc
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Endings and Beginnings

I write these words in the midst of a most unusual week. The first part of the week was spent in the home of my deceased parents. Their house is for sale, most of the furniture has now been divided up among family members, but there is still “stuff” to go through. In the stark quiet o
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