This Is Not Easy!!

Have you ever heard the expression, “Hard on the front end, easy on the back end; easy on the front end, hard on the back end!” There is so much practical wisdom in that statement! When we are willing to make the hard decisions, take the tough actions up front, it tends to make things…
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Customized Cakes and Persecution

The name Jack Phillips may or may not be familiar to you. He has been prominently in the news in the past and is back in again. I’m pretty sure he would rather not be there at all. Here’s a bit of his story… In 1993 Jack opened Masterpiece Cakeshop as a family business in…
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Even If You Don’t Like Football!!!

Football season is upon us and the fans are getting excited! Soon the favorite college teams will be playing and the professional teams will be dominating the Sunday afternoons and evenings. (Not to mention Monday and Thursday evenings!) The game of football is, in many ways, a metaphor for life. There is one particular way…
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In the courtroom!

I am a visually driven learner. When I can see something, it’s much easier for me to comprehend. That includes literally seeing and “seeing” through an illustration or analogy. There is a very important word that is used in the New Testament. The word is justification, or justified. How important is this word? Without it,…
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