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Blessed Assurance

Blessed Assurance
April 30, 2017 No Comments »

By Bob Russell Do you or does someone you love struggle with anxiety? Some Christians experience anxiety because they are not confident they will go to Heaven when they die. When believers are asked if they are saved, many respond ... Read More »

The Secret of a Meaningful Retirement

The Secret of a Meaningful Retirement
January 29, 2017 No Comments »

By Bob Russell An exhausted minister who was on the verge of retirement was asked what he was going to do with his extra time. He quipped, “The first year I’m just going to sit on the front porch in ... Read More »

Heading for Home with a Glad Heart

Heading for Home with a Glad Heart
October 30, 2016 1 Comment »

By Bob Russell Billy Graham wrote a book titled, Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well. He began with this paragraph: “I never thought I would live to be this old. All my life I was taught how to die ... Read More »

The Gospel of Prevention

The Gospel of Prevention
July 31, 2016 No Comments »

By Bob Russell Since “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” we vaccinate our children against disease. The primary emphasis of medicine today is on maintaining wellness, not just curing illness. We all know the wisdom of ... Read More »

The Church’s Response to an Aging Culture

The Church’s Response to an Aging Culture
May 29, 2016 No Comments »

By Bob Russell Bill Hulsey, executive director of The Forum at Brookside, a retirement community in Louisville, Kentucky, shared some eye-opening statistics about aging. Maybe these stats are of particular interest to me because I am 72. But they illustrate ... Read More »

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