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Jym Shorts - November 21, 2017

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If you're reading this, it is probably close to our Thanksgiving holiday. You probably also have much for which to be thankful. Allow me to share with you briefly something about which every true follower of Christ ought to be eternally thankful - forgiveness. Where would you be without...

Jym Shorts - November 16, 2017

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I have stopped being amazed at how quickly time seems to go when you grow older. Suffice to say that I become more keenly aware each year of my life how true the Scriptures are when they tell us that “all people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the...

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...

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