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James 5:14: Should We Anoint the Sick With Oil?

  Should Christians Be Anointed with Oil for Healing? James 5:14: Eight Things to Consider Many people have asked me if they should be anointed with oil when sick, as we’re told in James 5:14: “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with […]

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A Simple Sermon From James 5:1-11

Handling Money in the Last Days Introduction: The “Wall of Shame” in Lima, Peru is a concrete barrier that literally separates the rich from the poor. Lima has some of the poorest slums in the world, and multitudes live in squalor. The wealthy built a wall to protect themselves from the high crime rate of […]

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Word of Life – Scroon Lake

  I’ve heard about “Word of Life” for years — the fabulous international ministry started by Jack Wyrtzen and Harry Bollback in the 1930s. It sprang from the evangelistic rallies Wyrtzen conducted in New York City and elsewhere (see the pictures below). In 1940, Word of Life purchased an island in the middle of Scroon Lake […]

Bachelor and Three Graces + 1 in Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California

Be Strong

  We’re living in difficult times, and events on the world stage are disconcerting. In days like these, we need to be stronger husbands, stronger wives, and stronger people. We need stronger children, stronger families, stronger churches, and a stronger determination to tackle each day for good and for God. If you’re like me, you […]