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My Story of Hope & Redemption

In 2018, over 1300 people died from a drug overdose. Of those, 14 occurred in Robertson County; 337 nonfatal overdoses occurred in the county that year as well. I work in the field of addiction treatment, and these numbers still startle me. Fourteen seems like a small number, but the ripple effect of those fourteen…
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Touch first, then truth. Presence now, prayers later.

Years ago, while traveling down a remote, country road, I came across an upturned car. Peering inside, I saw a terrified sixteen year old girl, in shock and bleeding. “I can’t feel my legs. Please help me,” she pleaded. Her lower body was pinned under the steering wheel. “I’m going to pray for you right now,” I said…
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Worship with Us — THIS Sunday at 10:55 – Facebook or at GET STARTED >> What was the big parade in your hometown? Have you ever participated in one? How do you make your grand entry at home: __ with a silent grunt   __ a big splash   __ a hug & kiss   __ yelling “What’s up!” DIG >> Read Mark…
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What are you thankful for?

Here’s a list that our kids at church came up with… What would you add to the list?? Apples, Asher, America Butterflies, Bread, Bats, Butter, Bacon, Biscuits, Bible, Brown, Ben, Being Born, Babies Cookies, Chips, Cats, Children, Clothes, Church, Car, Candy, Chickens Dogs, Desserts, Dad, Ducks, Deers Eggs, Earth, Everything, Eternity French Fries, Family, Friends,…
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Something to Chew On

What is the Meaning of Life? Why Do I Feel So Alone? If God is Good, Why is There So Much Evil & Suffering in the World? Does God Care About My Marriage? How Can I Forgive? How Can I Live Life to the Max? How Can I Overcome my Pain? Is the Bible Trustworthy?…
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Miracles DO Happen!

Last week, I was scrolling through my social media and got an alert. My friend, Jodi, shared the sacred memory of her son’s passing from just a couple of years ago. She had tagged me in the post because I was privileged to participate in Brian’s funeral and burial services. Brian was 19. He was…
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Finish the Race

From Meth-head to Minister My name is Stephen Palk. I’ve been convicted of manufacturing methamphetamine in two states. In 2007 I received a 16-year prison sentence. At that point, I thought my life was over. When I got back to my jail cell that day after receiving the sentence, I tied a rope to the…
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Should Christians Fight the Culture War?

Are Christians commanded to change the culture in which they reside? Are we as believers called to engage in a “culture war”? Are our spiritual energies best used when we battle pornography, homosexual marriage, abortion, prostitution, drug abuse…? To help answer these questions, let’s examine the Last Command our Lord gave us and then one…
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The Mentoring Mandate

They both walked slowly into my office. It was readily obvious that she was at wit’s end but he looked much worse. Sure, Mom looked frazzled, frantic, flabbergasted and frankly, fed up but he looked much, much worse. His hair was unkempt, his clothes were disheveled and shoes untied. But it was not the young…
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How Do I Get Up
from Rock Bottom?

Can you relate? Your life has a rocky marriage? You don’t like your job? You don’t have a job? Your relationships are strained at best, or completely over? Your kids don’t come around, or maybe you’re at a place where you don’t even want them to. Either way it goes, the life you are living…
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