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TOBI Says, What is Your New Year’s Resolution?

  George Southgate is a veteran children’s ministry leader from northwest Georgia.  He writes a column as TOBI to teach boys and girls about Jesus and how to live the Christian life.  This is his New Year’s article:           Many people make a resolution. It is a choice or decision to

Permitted But Not Beneficial

  I Cor. 6:12  “Everything is permitted, but not everything is beneficial”…   Paul is no longer under the legal restrictions of the law, therefore all things are permitted, i.e., they are not restricted.  This is not to say they are all good.   The first part of the phrase quoted above addresses the legality of

The Holy Spirit IN You

  Once upon a time there was a new grapevine. It was only two yeas old, and in its third year, it felt it was time to produce fruit. It knew it would have better fruit if the ground was fertilized. But try as it might, it was not able to fertilize the ground. It

The Devil’s Deceptions or “Spider Snacks”

  Your enemy’s goal is not to sell you on one great big deception. No, his method is to twist the truth and deceive you ever so slightly. But moving you away from what is true in a small way, he has moved you toward disaster. It is by many, many small steps that he

The Young Like Drama & Excitement

One day in the Mueller mountain range of west Borneo our boat sank in the rapids. One moment we were fine and the next we were all thrown into the fast moving waters. As we swam for shore we had to be careful that the boat, submerged, did not catch us between it and boulders