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Cutting Costs During the Holiday Season

We’re doing our best to stick to our cash Christmas budget this year. Are there any traps to avoid, and do you have other advice on ways we can cut costs during the holiday season? If you’re getting out of debt, the phrase “extra money” probably isn’t even in your vocabulary. Regardless, stores will do […]

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Gratitude in November

Thanksgiving is celebrated tradition­ally in many cultures. The national holiday can be observed through the act of giving thanks and the grateful acknowledgment of divine favor. In the Old Testament, the word giving means: to raise one’s hands to God in gratitude. In addition to being a season to be thankful to God, November is […]

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Life on Wheels: Serving Women, Saving Babies, Sharing Jesus

The mission of Life On Wheels’ is threefold: they use the power of ultrasound to serve women, save babies, and share Jesus. The mobile unit that provides free pregnancy tests and ultrasounds, and which serves women throughout the River Region and Birmingham, works to make women feel safe, supported, and loved, offering a three-step process […]

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Thanksgiving as an Act of Worship

Did your parents teach you the “magic words” when you were young? “Please, thank you, and you’re welcome” were given special status as words that made us polite in society. Little Lachlin, aged 2, says, “tank oo” and “welkum” and “pwease” and we clap our hands in delight. Yet, these words became auto-responses, often without […]

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Remembering God is There Beginning & End

Can you remember a time, or several, when you’ve wondered how you could possibly get through a trial in your life? How you’d get through every step you’d have to take to possibly come out on the other side? And do so victoriously – however, that looks for you. And during this time, during a […]

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Thankfulness in the Struggle

On October 3, 1863, President Lincoln established Thanksgiving as a national holiday saying, “I do, therefore, invite my fellow-citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November as a Day of […]

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I Hate Covid!

Covid-19, and what it’s brought, is dreadful! I’ve often thought that it’s good for us to attend a funeral service a few times a year because the clearer picture of life it gives us. Knowing we are not immortal, and that suffering is a regular part of this life causes us to naturally long for […]

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My Secret Weapon:
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I’m the tech guru in my house. Not because I know everything about technology. It’s because I bought most of the tech we use. Some of you other fellow tech guru’s know this, but if you’re the family tech guy you get yelled at from other parts of the house. Things like, “Dad, the internet’s […]