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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Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m wrapping up a few things this morning, but I wanted to take a quick break to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! I am grateful for you, for the ministry that God has called you to, and for the opportunity to serve you and your church. Hopefully you’re preparing to spend a great day with family and … Read More


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Marriage Lessons from the Luthers

Today’s guest post comes to us from Michelle Derusha for ChristianityToday.com. Neither Martin Luther nor Katharina von Bora married each other for love. Katharina wed in order to survive in a world hostile to women; Martin married out of a sense of obligation to Katharina, as well as to put into practice the theology of marriage he had so passionately … Read More


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Fun Facts about Martin Luther

In celebration of this month’s 500th anniversary of the Reformation, I’d like to share some fun facts about Martin Luther. In his life, Martin Luther: Wrote several influential books that explained his teachings on important doctrines. His works, translated into English, have filled 75 volumes thus far. Married Katharina Von Bora, one of a group of nuns that Luther had helped … Read More


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