The Sacrifice of Praise
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The Sacrifice of Praise

Life was going along in a nice steady pace of “normal”. Then within just a short period of time everything seemed to fall apart and we moved to a different state, left our home. Things just seemed to keep going wrong and getting worse. We found ourselves in the worst financial and emotional situation we’d … Continue reading

Out of Anywhere: Overcoming Bad Circumstances
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Out of Anywhere: Overcoming Bad Circumstances

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC   Do you feel worthless?  Do you live in a bad part of town?  Do you feel trapped by your circumstances?  If the answer to any these is yes, I’ve got news for you—Jesus loves you and, through His power, you can change … Continue reading

Stairway to the Impossible: 3 Steps to Living Triumphantly
Courage / Failure / Faith / Fear / Hope / Life / Making a Difference / Optimism / Self-Esteem

Stairway to the Impossible: 3 Steps to Living Triumphantly

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC “I am only one; but still I am one.  I cannot do everything; but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”  ~ Edward Everett Hale[1] Step 1: Be … Continue reading

Barefoot Souls: What if We Gave Them Shoes Anyway?
Courage / Making a Difference / Missions / Optimism

Barefoot Souls: What if We Gave Them Shoes Anyway?

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC One Sunday the pastor told the story of two salesmen.  They were both sent to a foreign country to try to sell shoes to the natives.  The first salesman’s response was that the conditions for selling shoes were terrible; nobody wore them!  The second salesman’s … Continue reading

How to Cure Metus Graduatio
Adversity / Courage / Failure / Faith / Graduation / Hope / Suicide

How to Cure Metus Graduatio

Metus Graduatio: The condition that may chronically affect late-semester high school or college seniors, characterized by depression, anxiety, fear, and uncertainty.  It is a Latin phrase literally meaning “Graduation Fright” (that is, if the Google translation is correct).  Yes, I made it up, but that doesn’t mean it’s not real. Finishing the Book Graduation can … Continue reading