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5 Reasons Children Leave

by Bryant Evans on December 5, 2018

Children are leaving Jesus. Young adults are leaving Jesus. They say they are leaving the church or organized religion but the hard truth is that they are leaving Jesus. The church belongs to Jesus: “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell […]

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Christian Stress Relief

by Bryant Evans on September 29, 2018

I’m thinking about family this morning; not physical family but the larger house of God. If you’ve been with us lately, we’ve talked some about being God’s people and he being our God. Those were his words through inspiration to the Patriarchs and later, to the Hebrews (Genesis 17:8; Exodus 29:49; Jeremiah 32:38; Ezekiel 37:27). […]

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Old School: Lessons from My Daddy

by Bryant Evans on June 17, 2018

Willis Bryant Evans, born November 28, 1921, to Arthur Lee and Roselle Evans. He was the third of three boys. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II and saw action in Europe, including at D-Day and at Bastogne, Belgium and the Battle of the Bulge. Upon his return to civilian […]

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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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4 Game Changers for Fathers

by Bryant Evans on June 20, 2015

Fathering is hard work. It’s essential work. And it can be the greatest joy in life. Here are some thoughts to empower your work as a father. Lead from the Front In ancient times, a king would ride into battle ahead of his troops. His presence and shared hardships and dangers with his troops earned him […]

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