Uncle Sam, Jesus, and the Refugees Among Us

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Steve Willis in Article from The Messenger
Categories: Gospel, Missions, Politics, Refugees

Most of you know me as someone passionate for overseas missions. Some of you have even supported my travels to more than 30 countries for the sake of sharing the gospel and training leaders to do ministry in their local context. On one of my excursions, I spent some time with a former member of [...]

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You Turkey!

Posted on November 16, 2016 by Steve Willis in Article from The Messenger

Did you know that Ben Franklin wasn’t in favor of the eagle being our national symbol? The Smithsonian Institute gives this excerpt from this founding father as to why he thought a turkey is more emblematic of the values our nation holds dear.

     “For my own part I wish the Bald Eagle had not been [...]

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Our God Is Greater

Posted on November 8, 2016 by Steve Willis in Article from The Messenger

It’s 7am on Tuesday morning. By the time you read this, we will likely know who will be leading the government for the next four years.  Whether you think the election went well, poorly, or somewhere in between, remember these five things about human government.

1. Every government is established by God

Jesus answered [Pilate], [...]

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Marks of True Friendship

Posted on November 1, 2016 by Steve Willis in Article from The Messenger

I wanted to give you an abridged outline of my sermon from this past Sunday. I’d also like to challenge you to share these with someone else.  Here are 10 marks of true friendships and as you share this list with one of your friends, encourage them by picking one of these characteristics and share [...]

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