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Jym Shorts - November 9, 2017

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Thank you for your prayers and giving for the Colombia Mission Trip that took place from October 21-28. I once again witnessed God provide in numerous ways and be faithful to his promises. This year’s team consisted of eight people from LifePoint (you will read their testimonies below) and...

Jym Shorts - November 2, 2017

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“Hate evil systems, but love your persecutors. Love their souls, and do all in your power to win them to Christ.” -Richard Wurmbrand In 1945, the Communist revolution was sweeping the world, and it swept into Romania like a tide. Immediately Christians came under attack. Pastor...

Jym Shorts - October 26, 2017

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“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations…”   -Matthew 28:19 Note: This is a follow-up to a Jym Shorts article I wrote in 2015. When Dedra and the girls and I were serving in Costa Rica as missionaries, another young missionary asked me if I would join with a...

Jym Shorts - October 19, 2017

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The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. - Lamentations 3:22 Dwight L. Moody was one of the most effective and popular preachers/evangelists of the nineteenth century. He came to Christ as a...

Jym Shorts - October 12, 2017

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Back in 1985, the Community Church of Greenwood was interested in planting another community church on the south side of Indianapolis. A pastor was needed for the task, and the church turned to Tom Madon. Tom was a young pastor from Kentucky who at the time was ministering in Texas. He had...

Jym Shorts - October 5, 2017

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I just returned from a short visit in Illinois with three of my brothers. I always find it a relaxing and productive time. While my brothers work during the day, I generally catch up on reading. On this particular visit, I edited a chapter of the dissertation I am writing for my schooling...

Jym Shorts - September 28, 2017

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He who testifies to these things says, “Yes, I am coming soon.” Amen.  Come, Lord Jesus. –Revelation 22:20 Apparently, the world was supposed to end on Saturday of last week. All of us who know Jesus are supposed to be in either the new heavens and the new...

Jym Shorts - September 21, 2017

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In the spring of 1987 I was a junior in college. Actually, let me rephrase that. In the spring of 1987 I was a very hip junior in college. That sounds better. I worked for the university as a Resident Assistant, and a fellow R.A. on my staff and a friend from Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship...

Jym Shorts - September 14, 2017

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Some of you may remember our Missions Emphasis from 2013. That year we invited Brian Hogan, a missionary with YWAM and a church planter in Mongolia to visit with us. Brian shared with us how God used a small team of ordinary men and women from different nations (Russia, Sweden, and the United...

Jym Shorts - September 7, 2017

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What gives a book or letter in the Bible authority over our lives? This is a basic question that both friends and foes of Christianity ask, and rightfully so. Generally speaking, Christians do not rest their case on the authority (canonicity) of the New Testament based on an argument that the...

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