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Joe Christian

Troubled senior, Joe Christian, moves to California during the middle of the school year with his mother to escape an alcoholic and abusive father. In his youth, the man was a national championship wrestler. Now, he lives in his glory days coaching wrestling at a high school that is well-known for producing All-American wrestling champions. Joe’s father has been verbally …Continue reading →

Fulfillment vs. Pleasure

You were made for fulfillment! But that’s not the same thing as saying you were made for pleasure. Pleasure, however, is not a bad thing. Matter-of-fact, pleasure can be the natural consequence of eating a satiable meal or spending quality-time with an ole friend or behaving virtuously. The kind of pleasure that gets a bad rap is hedonism, that is, …Continue reading →

JESUS / “Rainbow Sandals”

It has taken me a long time to truly understand a very simple thing, something the Bible has prescribed all this time, which is to fix our focus on Jesus! Erroneously, but with well intentions, I thought that the more I focused on maturing myself through sanctification the further I left the elementary principles of the gospel behind me. But …Continue reading →

Child of God ~ Prayer

I praise you, Father, for by the blood of Your Son shed for me on the cross at Calvary, I am a child of God, forever; I am free to do good and not evil—to follow the path that leads to justice, righteousness, and abundant life; I am filled with Your Holy Spirit to use my gifts for Your glory …Continue reading →

Born to Die

Gentle Jesus. Born a King. You laid in a foul feeding trough Appearing to many as humbly. O Precious Prince: You were hunted down and brutally Beaten like a lamb led to the slaughter. O Beautiful Savior: You were so brave to die for me…. Prior to Your divine descent, Your Heavenly Father kissed Your tiny forehead Knowing that a …Continue reading →

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