Sunday Scripture: In Celebration of Mother’s Day

“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness. She carefully watches everything in her household and suffers nothing from laziness. Her children stand and bless her. Her husband praises her: ‘There are many virtuous and capable women in the world, … Read More


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Happy Easter!

Just a quick post to wish you and your family a BIG Happy Easter! My team and I have been praying for you and your church this Easter. Without a doubt, this weekend has the potential to be the biggest and best Easter yet. Also, if you have a moment – say a prayer for me and all of our … Read More


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Billy Graham on God’s Love

“God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’” – Rev. Billy Graham, Greatest Evangelist of the 20th Century


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Billy Graham on the Power of Adversity

“Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.” – Rev. Billy Graham, Greatest Evangelist of the 20th Century


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REMEMBERING BILLY GRAHAM (1918 – 2018)

I had the privilege of meeting Mr. Graham, as he preferred to be called, on a few occasions. Each time I walked away as a better pastor/evangelist and even as a better Christian. His book Peace with God was the tool God used to bring me to Christ. I’ll say more about what I’ve learned from Dr. Graham, what I always … Read More


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Shield Your Eyes, Guard Your Heart: A Message to Those Struggling with Pornography

Today’s guest post comes to us from Charles Swindoll for Insight.org. If you’re reading this article, you may be searching for answers to a problem that’s eating you alive: pornography. If so, let me assure you— you’re doing the right thing by getting help. Pornography is more dangerous than you may realize. It isn’t just about what you see. With each … Read More


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Happy New Year!

My hope and prayer for you in 2018 is that you will make the most of every gift and opportunity that God gives you – in your walk with Christ, in your family, and in your church. I can’t wait to see what God has in store for each of us and our churches as we seek to expand His … Read More


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Merry Christmas from Nelson and the CLI Elves!

OK, our graphic designer, Joey, had a bit of fun with this one – ha! Hope this brings a smile to your face as the team and I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas! I am grateful to be part of your ministry and I look forward to serving you for many years in the future. As … Read More


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