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A Finsta Discovery

By Traci Gales Many years ago a friend called me with a report, “I saw your son in San Clemente doing a donut in the middle of an intersection today.” Busted! I appreciated the information and was able to correct my son’s wild driving habits. In fact, I counted on the...

Being Full of the Spirit

By Roger Gales The topic of the baptism of the Holy Spirit continues to be one of the most controversial topics among Christians. It’s just like the devil to take something critically important and turn it into a topic that Christians fight over. And since it’s...

Don’t Hold Onto Offenses

By Phil Matarazzo   “Let today be the day you finally release yourself from the imprisonment of past grudges and anger.  Simplify your life.  Let go of the poisonous past and live the abundantly beautiful present… today.”  Dr. Steve Maraboli We find freedom by...

The Powerful Love of the Father

Last week I was in Yosemite Valley, climbing with a friend. A heat wave was in full effect, so the snowmelt was making the falls flow bigger than I’ve ever seen them. The whitewater on the Merced River was huge, and much of the valley floor was underwater. We started...

Contend For Your Faith

By Roger Gales   Jesus never promised that following Him would be easy or comfortable. Rather, He promised that His followers would be rejected by the world and suffer hardship as a result. But how appealing is that? What’s emerged in America is a set of religious...

Life is Sacred

By Roger Gales Michelle Carter’s recent conviction of manslaughter is big news. (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/16/us/suicide-texting-trial-michelle-carter-conrad-roy.html ) The now 20 year old girl encouraged her boyfriend in 2014 to follow through with his plans to...