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Subject to Criminal Investigation

Thursday I was on the living room floor de-cluttering, sorting through a box of documents as my parents, always watchful for people coming and going in the neighborhood, began to discuss a couple of cars pulling in behind our house. … Continue reading

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Deadly Scripture

The Word of God acts faster than a bullet, is more accurate than a laser, penetrates deeper than an x-ray, is aimed with a thought, and is fired by a word. It is the weapon of choice for the arch … Continue reading

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Wisdom Conversion Ratio

Feed conversion ratio is an important metric when comparing livestock. The animal with the best feed conversion ratio is that animal which grows fastest and is most profitable with equal amounts of feed. As humans, ours is not a race … Continue reading

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The Boat — Peter’s Testimony

I owned a little boat a while ago, And sailed the morning sea without a fear, And whither any breeze might fairly blow I steered my little craft afar or near. Mine was the boat And mine the air, And … Continue reading

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Dogmatic to Diplomat — Ben Franklin’s Journey

By Dale Carnegie, excerpted from his book How to Win Friends and Influence People. One day, when Ben Franklin was a blundering youth, an old Quaker friend took him aside and lashed him with a few stinging truths, something like … Continue reading

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Abigail’s Speech – Template for Persuasion

Abigail’s speech stopped an army, averted murder, and resulted in marriage. From the transcript, 1) Abigail accepts responsibility that is not hers, 2) showcases her familiarity with David’s motives and circumstances, and 3) correctly uses emotional prediction to persuade David … Continue reading

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I’d Rather be a Christian

As I grew up, our family fellowshipped with a variety of groups including non-denominational, Baptist, Seventh Day Adventist, and home church groups. Each group focused on a favorite subset of Biblical truth. Each group would identify with their focus truth. … Continue reading

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