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The Day I Discovered I Had Cancer

Philip Wagner is a treasured friend of mine and a wonderful co-pastor (along with his wife Holly) at one of my favorite Churches, Oasis LA….

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Daily Devotional

Pig Pen

When we demonstrate a lack of self-control, I’m reminded of the Peanuts character Pig-Pen. The lack of self-control is like a big stink cloud that follows us around wherever we go.

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Recent Article

10 Reasons (Excuses) Not to Date Your Spouse

Here are 10 common excuses for not making an effort to date and romance your spouse…and how to move beyond them.

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From the Culture Blog

Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

The rate of opioid drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds, and heroin was the most common cause of fatal opioid overdose in the 15-to-19 age group.

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