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Black History Month: A Place of Hope

Black History Month: A Place of Hope

Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. — Romans 5:5 NKJV Dating back to its earliest days, Madison Park’s most prominent feature was the absence of white faces. It was built by the hands of people

Real Men Do Get Depressed

While many men who suffer from depression feel that somehow, and in some way, they are weak or deficient, I have found it most encouraging to reflect on great men who have suffered from depression. Many men from Scripture, including kings David and Solomon fell prey to it. While for a period of my childhood

Prayers of American Presidents

  Editor’s note: Tomorrow is the National Day of Prayer in the United States, which occurs annually on the first Thursday of May.  The modern law instituting this time to “turn to God in prayer and meditation” began in 1952, although many similar observances were held by earlier presidents. Today, we are sharing several prayers

The Purpose of Thanksgiving

“For the Christian, every day is Thanksgiving Day.” — Billy Graham Consider the word “Thanksgiving”, and invariably images of family gatherings come to mind. Such gatherings with turkey dinners, pumpkin pies, fall decorations, football, and tryptophan grogginess are all too common in American homes. This may be what Thanksgiving has become but it is not the

Proverbs 22:6 Train up a Child

Bible Verses About Children

What are some of the key Bible verses about children? Children are the reward of one’s youth. Happy, or blessed, is the man who has a quiver full of them. We hear statements like this nearly every father’s day among the many Bible verses about children. But what does it mean? And, how much is a

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