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Daily living

Stop Reading Your Bible and Study It!

by Bryant Evans on December 29, 2017

It is a new year, and optimism drives us to do better in the coming year than in the past. Christians often commit to reading the Bible through in the coming year. It’s a noble idea that will surely build your faith in Christ. But it is also a bigger challenge than we expect. As […]

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Does Christmas Seem Empty to You?

by Bryant Evans on December 15, 2017

Amidst the twinkling lights, snowmen, and the aromas of a Christmas kitchen, there seems to me an expanding emptiness during the holidays. As a child in Northport, Alabama, I recall the smell of a live Christmas tree in our living room. I would lay beneath its limbs like a giant Christmas present and watch the […]

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Preachers and Roy Moore: A Teachable Moment

by Bryant Evans on November 21, 2017

Since Jerry Falwell and the Moral Majority swept Ronald Reagan to victory in the 1980 Presidential Primary and General Election, politics have become more and more intertwined with faith. Nowhere is this mixing more evident than in the so-called evangelical churches. The politics of faith has even made its way into the pulpit and preaching […]

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When God is Silent

by Bryant Evans on October 12, 2017

“Is there any word from the Lord?” – Jeremiah 37:17 The young man’s face betrayed the tension that lay beneath his words. “I believe in God, and I pray every day. But for some reason, God isn’t answering my prayers.” His words became softer as he continued, “I guess I’m doing something wrong.” His plight […]

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Consequences

by Bryant Evans on September 6, 2017

“Consequence” is not a happy word. It has implications. It suggests an unwanted future. It is a result of actions which are likely unwelcome. Consequence is also certain. Some actions bring certain results whether we desire them or not. A criminal will face the long arm of the law. A spendthrift will have to pay […]

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