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articles of
David W. Chadwell

The articles printed in Family Lines, "The Weekly Bulletin of the Family of God at West-Ark," which are not about a specific local event or situation are included in this list.

These articles may be republished in other church bulletins.  

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Link to Alphabetical list

The Transition (Psalm 90)
Confusion Can Surround God's Actions Without Questioning His Identity or Purpose Psalm 89, Part C
Confusion Can Surround God's Actions Without Questioning His Identity or Purpose Psalm 89, Part B
Confusion Can Surround God's Actions Without Questioning His Identity or Purpose Psalm 89, Part A
Seeking to Resolve Faith in God and Despair in Life (Part 2) (Psalm 88)
Seeking to Resolve Faith in God and Despair in Life (Part 1) (Psalm 88)
The City of Jerusalem -- A Special Role (Psalm 87)
Living For God's World In Ours -- The Struggle (Psalm 86)
A Second Chance (Psalm 85)
Reflective Longing (Psalm 84)
"Help Us, God! Please Rescue Israel!" (Psalm 83)
What Is Happening? That Is Not the Way I Would Do It (Psalm 82)
The Unknown Voice (Psalm 81)
The Caring Minority Awakens and Grieves (Psalm 80)
And They Cried, "Why Did This Happen?" (Psalm 79)
To Forget is To Guarantee Peril, Pt. 3 (Psalm 78:65-77)
To Forget is To Guarantee Peril, Pt. 2 (Psalm 78:32-64)
To Forget is To Guarantee Peril, Pt. 1 (Psalm 78:1-31)
Sometimes Seeing Now Is Remembering the Past (Psalm 76)
Have You Considered God Lately? (Psalm 75)
God's Strides Are Bigger Than Human Sight (Psalm 75) (07/20/13)
"God Open Your Eyes and See What Is Happening To Us!" (Psalm 74) (07/19/13)
A Tribute to a Godly King (Psalm 72)(6/26/13)
My Changing Situation and My Faith in God (Psalm 71:12--24)(6/25/13)
That Dreaded Stage of Life Has Come (Psalm 71:1-11) (5/31/13)
My Distress! Whose Fault Is It (Psalm 70) (5/30/13)
Even In Your Times of Misery, Trust the Lord (Psalm 69B) (5/8/13)
Between Me and Me, and Me and God (Psalm 69A) (5/7/13)
The Wonderful Moment of Divine Victory (Psalm 68B) (4/23/13)
A Tribute to the Supreme Power of God (Psalm 68 A) (4/22/13)
The Worthiness of God (Psalm 67) (3/26/13)
Glimpsing God's Majesty (Psalm 66) (3/25/13)
The Wonderful Blessing of "Seeing" (Psalm 65) (3/7/13)
Evil Seemed So Powerful (Psalm 64) (3/6/13)
The King's Confident Overview (Psalm 62)
We Really Acted Stupidly! (Psalm 60)
Where Do You Look For Rewards? (Psalm 52)
Life's Rear View Mirror (Psalm 51)
Unfathomable Human Stupidity (Psalm 14)
Situations Change, But This World Does Not (Psalm 12)
Calculating Truth (01/03/13) (Psalm 39)
The Contrast (01/02/13) (Psalm 36)
God Deserves My Praise! (12/13/12)
The God of Greatness (12/12/12)
God, My ONLY Defense (11/19/12)
God, Respond to My Sincere Devotion to You (11/18/12)
Fleeing Enemies (Psalm 11) (10/24/12)
What Is the Answer? (Psalm 9 & 10) (10/23/12)
I Am Not Afraid of God's Examination (10/9/12)
Lord, I Know You and You Know Me! Help Me Anyway! (10/8/12)
Who Is The King? (Psalm 24) (9/24/12)
God You Are Beyond Adequate (Psalm 23) (9/23/12)
God Is A Tribute to Life (Psalm 16) (9/12/12)
Struggle Is Opportunity to Declare Confidence (Psalm 17) (9/11/12)
Confusion in Reality (Psalm 22)
The Key to Success (Psalm 20)
In Awe of God (Psalm 20)
The Power of Wonder (Psalm 19)
The Role Change (Psalm 18:30-50)
God the Deliverer (Psalm 18:1-29)
The Continuing Conflict (Part 2) (6/26/12)
The Continuing Conflict (Part 1) (6/25/12)
God, You Turn My World Around (Part 2) (6/8/12)
God, You Turn My World Around (Part 1) (6/8/12)
Transforming Christianity Into A "Me" Religion (5/30/12)
"I am just saying ..." (5/29/12)
You Can Depend On His Promises! (5/22/12)
Love Grows (5/15/12)
Turning Loose (4/30/12)
The Answers (4/23/12)
The Complexity of Working With People (04/16/12)
Excuses Not to Love (04/09/12)
Our Amazing God (04/02/12)
Do's and Don'ts (03/12/12)
Toy or Vehicle? (03/05/12)
The Answer (02/20/12)
Representing God Well (02/12/20)
From Permanent to Temporary -- In 36 Hours (1/30/12)
The Fog Lifts--Slowly (1/23/12)
The "Tell Them and Leave Them" Approach (1/16/12)
"Lord God, Help Me Represent You and Jesus Christ Well!"
The Pouring of Oneself As An Offering to God (12/26/11)
The Courage to Learn (12/19/11)
What Is Your View of God? (12/12/11)
Trusting Something Stable (12/05/11)
Keeping Promises (11/28/11)
Awareness of Blessings Often Comes From Unexpected Sources (11/21/11)
I Have You Covered (11/14/11)
Adding the Devil to the Details (11/7/11)
The Good News of the Kingdom (10/31/11)
And Then There Was One (10/24/11)
A Love That Surpasses Our Greatest Hate (10/17/11)
Having Faith When It Is Too Late To Believe (10/3/11)
Learning To Be Free (9/26/11)
So You Want To Be A Righteous Person? (9/19/11)
Faith's Challenge (9/16/11 -- bulletin article)
How Do I Show That I Fear the Lord? (9/12/11)
Procedures Verses Trust (8/29/11)
A Relevant Look At the Mosaic Law (8/22/11)
Satan Sifts; Jesus Helps (8/14/11)
Not All That Looks Promising Is Good (8/8/1)
A New Feature (8/1/11)
Not All That Looks Promising Is Good (7/29/11)
Not All That Is Terrible Is Disaster (7/27/11)
What Messes We Produce for Ourselves (3/27/11)
Do You Want to Be Part of God's Family? (2/20/11)
Lifting the Burden (2/6/11)
How Do I Seek Purity? (1/30/11)
When Godly People Do Satan's Work (1/23/11)
Who Is He? (12/12/10)
Even Jesus Got Tired! (12/5/10)
If God Planted A Seed In You, Would It Grow? (8/3/10)
God's Kingdom (7/4/10)
   
Thanks! (6/3/10)
The Power of Tenacity (5/30/10)
The Bargain Route May Not Be A Bargain? (5/23/10)
What Are You Looking For? (May 16, 2010)
The Difficult Line Separating Wisdom and Foolishness (5/9/10)
To Change the Way People Act, Values Must Change (5/2/10)
When You Follow Jesus, Something Dies (4/25/10)
Could It Be That the Way to Become Something Is to Be Nothing? (4/18/10)
No Middle Ground (4/11/10)
God, Because You Are! (4/4/10)
The Beginning of Faith (3/28/10)
Our "Safe Place" (3/21/10)
Things That Do And Do Not Burn (3/14/10)
Choices (3/7/10)
Mistakes and God (2/28/10)
Wisdom Does Not Change (2/21/10)
Following God Is Never Easy (2/14/10)
Lord, Give Us Wisdom (2/07/10)
We Want Guests -- But Not That Way! (1/31/10)
The Powerful Spirit That Triumphs! (1/24/10)
“Wish I Could Have Been Abraham!” -- Really? (1/17/10)
Good Intentions, Temporary Resolve, Or Commitment? (1/3/10)
   
Permanent Good (12/20/09)
How Do I Determine My Needs? (12/13/09)
The Illusion of Control (12/6/09)
Waking the Sleeping Giant (11/22/09)
Getting It! (11/15/09)
Things Just Keep Changing (11/08/09)
Choosing Life Is A Continual Choice (11/01/09)
The Challenge (10/25/09)
God Knows How to Take Care of Us (10/18/09)
"Three Measures of Convenience, Please!" (10/11/09)
Assembling, Serving, or Both? (10/4/09)
Moving Toward God's Unity [Part Three] 9/27/09)
Moving Toward God's Unity [Part Two] (9/20/09)
Moving Toward God's Unity [Part One] (9/13/09)
Minutes Lead to Hours, to Days, to Years, to . . . ? (9/6/09)
Where Will My Knowledge Lead Me? (8/30/09)
Our Amazing God! (8/23/09)
Are You A "Good Person?" (8/16/09)
Lessons From the Past (8/9/09)
"Uh-Oh, I Wanted the Automatic Version" (8/2/09)
Loving Others and Selfishness (7/26/09)
"I Will Answer for Me" (7/19/09)
The Big Hurdle (7/12/09)
Hang In There! (7/5/09)
Believing In What God Did In Jesus (6/28/09)
Do You Dare Imagine (6/14/09)
Thank You, God! (6/7/09)
A Changeless God In A Changeable World (5/24/09)
Grace: Understanding Salvation (5/17/09)
God is the Foundation of Salvation (5/10/09)
The Need for Commitment (5/3/09)
Jesus Often Did the Unusual (4/26/09)
"Lord, What Did You Intend?" (4/19/09)
Removing the Stinger (4/12/09)
The Urgency of Choosing Wisely (4/2/09)
Following Christ Produces A Humble Mind (3/19/09)
The Precious Gift of Commitment (3/12/09)
Confusion (3/5/09)
Access to God (2/26/09)
You Can Smell What Has Been Stored Within (2/19/09)
It Takes More Than Acquiring the Outfit (2/12/09)
The Choice (2/5/09)
Toothpaste Tubes (1/29/09)
The Understanding (1/15/09)
The Objective (1/8/09)
The Solution (1/1/09)
   
The Need (12/18/08)
The Problem (12/11/08)
The Challenge (12/04/08)
The Circle (11/20/08)
The Gap (10/30/08)
What Did You Learn About You From Others' Mistakes? (10/23/08)
A Personal Evaluation (10/9/08)
Danger and Benefits (10/2/08)
The Man Was Upset! (9/25/08)
Love to Learn! (9/18/08)
The Choice (9/11/08)
Unbelievable Kindness (09/04/08)
Transitions (8/28/08)
Running From or Running Toward (8/21/08)
Anxiety: The Soul of Worship (8/14/08)
The Power of Choices (8/7/08)
All Blessings Have A Price (7/31/08)
It Depends On Your Focus! (7/24/08)
A Paradox (7/17/08)
The Unpredictable (7/10/08)
It Doesn't Know It's Broken (7/3/08)
Remember the Good News! (6/26/08)
Oops -- Too Late! (6/19/08)
Hard Choices (6/12/08)
BEING Christian Is A Wonderful Experience! (6/5/08)
Love Takes the Nasty Out of Nastiness (5/29/08)
The Goal (5/15/08)
The Joy of the Lord (5/8/08)
Spring ... Again! (5/1/08)
Healthy Congregations, Part 5 - Examples Without (4/24/08)
Healthy Congregations, Part 4 -- Being An Example Within (4/17/08)
Healthy Congregations, Part 3 -- Respect for Each Other (4/10/08)
Healthy Congregations, Part 2 -- Let Jesus Be The Christ (4/4/08)
Healthy Congregations, Part 1 -- Focus on God's Purposes (3/27/08)
Jumping Boxes (3/20/08)
The Victim With A Choice (3/13/08)
The Balance (3/6/08)
Eyes, Eyes, Everywhere Eyes (2/28/08)
Following God Can Be Weird! (2/21/08)
The Higher Calling (2/14/08)
Got You Again! (2/7/08)
The Power of Words: God Spoke (1/31/08)
Who Reflects Whom? (1/24/08)
Recognizing the Unrecognizable (1/17/08)
Who Would Want to Be An Elder Today? (1/10/08)
Faith Is (1/3/08)
   
Beginning Again (12/20/07)
When the Cost Exceeds God's Intent (12/13/07)
"It's So Easy!" -- Are You Sure? (12/06/07)
God In Christ Can Make Us New! (11/29/07)
God, What Do You Expect From Me? (11/15/07)
Looking for Water? Look for the Trees! (11/8/07)
What You Do Not Want To Be (11/1/07)
Listen to Know; Listen to Do (10/25/07)
God Has More Than One Side (10/11/07)
Faith or Control (9/27/07)
Thank You, Brad! (9/20/07)
God Is Not Shallow (8/16/07)
Limiting God (8/9/07)
Changing Focus (8/2/07)
A Matter of Perspective (7/26/07)
Are You Passionate for God or a Slave to a Process? (7/19/07)
Holy Manners: The Challenge (7/12/07)
Holy Manners: Be An Example (7/5/07)
Holy Manners: Humility (6/28/07)
Holy Manners: Sincerity (6/21/07)
Holy Manners: Healthy Speech (6/14/07)
Holy Manners: Honesty (6/07/07)
Holy Manners: Kindness (5/31/07)
Holy Manners: Respect (5/24/07)
Holy Manners: Encouragement (5/17/07)
Holy Manners: Unselfishness (5/10/07)
Holy Manners: Love, Pt. 2 (5/03/07)
Holy Manners: Love, Pt. 1 (4/26/07)
Holy Manners (4/19/07)
If God Could Change Me Any Way He Wished ... (4/12/07)
What Would It Mean If We Succeeded? (4/5/07)
Often, Our "Good Intentions" Destroy Us (3/29/07)
A Sense of Privilege (3/22/07)
Do You Fear Doing Good? (3/15/07)
"Sometimes It Is Just Plain Difficult!" (3/8/07)
Would You Like To "Be God For A Day?" (3/1/07)
"Am I the Same Me?" (2/22/07)
"Can We Have It All?" (2/15/07)
"How Do You Get Ahead?" (2/8/07)
"Why Would Anyone Want to Lead Me?" (2/1/07)
People-Centered Leaders (1/24/07)
Shepherding -- A Leadership Style (1/18/07)
The Challenge Facing Congregational Leadership (1/11/07)
The Next Time You Say, "It's Not Fair!" (1/4/07)
   
Hope in Despair (12/21/06)
Admiring Jesus (12/14/06)
"Now" Is Today -- Which May Be All There Is! (12/7/06)
Just Perfect? (11/30/06)
God's Fingerprints (11/16/06)
Joy Is Contagious! (11/9/06)
Sunday Night Family Meeting (10/26/06)
Perhaps the Hardest Thing to Believe (10/19/06)
The Power of Christian Encouragement (10/12/06)
How Would God Have to Say It? (10/05/06)
"But It Does Not Feel Like It!" (9/28/06)
"They would not do that -- would they?" (9/21/06)
Shock and Amazement (a 9/11 Message)
Courage and Character (9/7/06)
Living Too Long (8/24/06)
Why Am "I" A Christian? (8/17/06)
A Small Piece Brings a Huge Machine "to Life" (8/10/06)
Where Is the Hole? (7/28/06)
Spiritual: By Accident or Intent? (6/15/06)
Thank You For Your Concern! (6/8/06)
Testing the Boundaries (6/1/06)
The Challenges of Difficult Commitments (5/25/06)
Why Would Anyone Endure So Much? (5/18/06)
A Matter of Spiritual Maturity (5/11/06)
Because of Hope, We Endure (5/4/06)
Praying On A Bad Day (4/27/06)

Reveal Yourself! (4/20/06)

Living In God's Image (4/13/06)
The Courage to Learn - 6 April, 2006
What Does Faith in God Mean? - 30 March, 2006
The Power of Contentment - 23 March, 2006
Who Do You Seek to Please? - 16 March, 2006
Theory Is Fine, But Practicing Is Hard - 9 March, 2006
"What Would You Do If ..." - 2 March, 2006
When Darkness Is REALLY Dark - 23 February 2006
In Righteousness, Sorrow Often Accompanies Joy - 16 February 2006
Who Is Weak? - 9 February, 2006
Even Christians Know Sorrow - 2 February, 2006
Determining the Important - 26 January, 2006
Loving God's Character - 19 January, 2006
   
I Am Proud to Be Part of You! - 29 December, 2005
Faith ... In What? - 15 December, 2005
The Power of God's Patience - 8 December, 2005
Knowing God Changes Me - 1 December, 2005
You Still Control Who You Are - 17 November, 2005
What Does That Look Like? - 10 November, 2005
How Do You 'See' God? - 3 November, 2005
What Do You Look For? - 20 October, 2005
Focusing On God's Concern - 06 October, 2005
Strange How Words Change Concepts! - 29 September, 2005
How Do We Make Sense Out of That? -  22 September, 2005
Sometimes the Where Is Not Clear ... Always the Who Must Be Clear - 15 September 2005
Our God Is Bigger Than Life - 8 September 2005
This Congregation "Shakes Me Up!"  - 1 September 2005
Different But Necessary - 7 August 2005
It Is Not Fair! - 30 June 2005
Made to Live - 23 June 2005
Definitions - 9 June 2005
Thanks for Going to Macedonia - 19 May 2005
Reflections - 12 May 2005
Time - 5 May 2005
God's Patience - 28 April 2005
God's Quilt - 21 April 2005
In Spite of Everything, It's Happening! - 14 April 2005
How Will God Use My Struggles? - 07 April 2005
Somebody Does It - 31 March, 2005
God, Jesus, and Peace - 17 March, 2005
The Width of Separation Between Compliment and Insult Is Small - 10 March 2005
Exciting Challenges Become Exhausting Demands - 3 March 2005
The Impact of "My" Life - 17 February 2005
Our Greatest Influence - 03 February 2005
Agenda -- God's or Mine? - 27 January 2005
When God's People Value That Which God Does Not Value - 20 January 2005
Artificial Differences Vs. Real Differences - 13 January 2005
The Astounding Turnaround! - 6 January 2005
   
Sunday Nights 2005 - 30 December 2004
Let the Reflections Begin! - 16 December 2004
Life Is Transition - 9 December 2004
God's Rule - 2 December 2004
The Great Opportunity - 18 November 2004
The Great Deceit - 11 November 2004
Despair and Hope - 24 October 2004
How Do I Define Me? - 17 October 2004
Purpose in Confusion - 10 October 2004
Can You Help in Cameroon? - 3 October 2004
The Search for Meaning - 19 September 2004
The City, State, Nation, and World For Christ - 5 September 2004
Where Is the Joy? - 29 August 2004
This Imperfect World - 15 August 2004
The Christian's Use of Painful Situations - 8 August 2004
The Haunting Question - 1 August 2004
Christians, Don’t Let Weariness Make You Give Up! - 25 July 2004
For Your Thoughts - 11 July 2004
Hard Decisions, Not Half-Hearted Promises - 4 July 2004
The Courage to Let Faith in God Guide - 27 June 2004
There Is No Substitute For Faith In Jesus' Identity - 20 June 2004
Trying to Grasp the Unimaginable - 13 June 2004
No Stainless Steel in God's Kingdom! - 16 May 2004
Would Your Congregation Choose You? - 9 May 2004
Helping Others Find the "Hope of Glory" - 2 May 2004
Am I Ruled By God? - 29 April 2004
God, Please Hear My Prayer - 25 April 2004
Is Jesus Big Enough To Be Your Christ? - 18 April 2004
Thinking Instead of Reacting Is Hard! - 11 April 2004
Jesus and "No Win" Situations - 4 April 2004
May God's Hand Be With Us! - 28 March 2004
What Is Your Reaction: To Follow or To Destroy? - 21 March 2004
To Others, Unbelievable; To Us, Reality - 14 March 2004
Focusing On Our Purpose as a Congregation - 29 February 2004
Making Disciples Eager to Serve Others - 22 February 2004
Consequences and Blessings - 15 February 2004
Take Heart! - 8 February 2004
Communion Focus - 1 February 2004
Good Things, Not Bad - 25 January 2004
The God Who Sees and Is Moved By Motives - 18 January 2004
Who Owns You? - 11 January 2004
Hi and Bye! - 4 January 2004
   
What Is In Control of Me? - 21 December 2003
When You Look At Me, What Do You See? - 14 December 2003
Faithless Christians - 7 December 2003
A Journey, Not A Destination - 23 November 2003
Always Growing; Always Maturing - 9 November 2003
Hope In a Hopeless World - 2 November 2003
An Encouraging or Discouraging Experience? - 26 October 2003
The Past Is the Past - 19 October 2003
Let Him Guide You! - 12 October 2003
Faith’s Benefits Depend on Jesus’ Resurrection - 5 October 2003
Meet Chris and Karen Benjamin - 28 September 2003
Searching For Peace - 14 September 2003
Living For Eternity or Right Now? - 31 August 2003
"On That Day ..." - 24 August 2003
Who or What Determines Who I Am? - 17 August 2003
August, Frantic August! - 10 August 2003
What An Encouragement! - 3 August 2003
"Change? Me Change? In What Ways?" - 27 July 2003
What Human Act Does God Find Impressive? - 20 July 2003
Good News! - 6 July 2003
The Constant Need To Learn, Change, and Grow - 29 June 2003
Feeling Overwhelmed - 22 June 2003
It Is Okay To Be Different - 15 June 2003
Rejoicing and Groaning - 8 June 2003
The Speed of Time - 1 June 2003
An Attitude of Modern Idolatry - 25 May 2003
Who Needs To Change? - 18 May 2003
Would It Make a Difference? - 11 May 2003
Who/What Teaches You How To Think? - 4 May 2003
"Sore Thumbs" and Christians - 27 April 2003
Cause (Again) To Evaluate - 20 April 2003
The Power of Personal Influence - 13 April 2003
Children of the Savior - 6 April 2003
A Time to Think About the "Unthinkable" - 30 March 2003
Certainty In Uncertain Times - 23 March 2003
"The Solution Is So Obvious!" Really? - 9 March 2003
Personal Struggles Have a Purpose? - 2 March 2003
Hope: For What? - 23 February 2003
"What Can I Do? I Am Only One Person!" - 16 February 2003
Sobering Reminders - 9 February 2003
The "Who" and "What" of Our Identity - 2 February 2003
To Find Strength, Refine Focus - 26 January 2003
Who Is the Worst Off? - 19 January 2003
A Time For Prayerfulness - 12 January 2003
A Timely Prayer - 5 January 2003
   
My Personal Gratitude - 22 December 2002
What God Did In Jesus Christ Worked! - 15 December 2002
Placing God's Kingdom First In My Life - 8 December 2002
Allowing God to "Set Me Apart" for Him - 24 November 2002
How Quickly Things Change! - 17 November 2002
The Question - 27 October 2002
When I Cannot See What Is Ahead - 20 October 2002
Do I Know Who I Am? - 13 October 2002
"Who Wants To Help?" - 6 October 2002
Congregational Family Needs Analysis - 29 September 2002
We Are Not Alone - 15 September 2002
"Do I Have To?" - 8 September 2002
Do You Get Tired of Doing Good? - 1 September 2002
Dealing with Struggles - 25 August 2002
Jabulani - 18 August 2002
Ultra-Selfishness and God's Forgiveness - 11 August 2002
The Challenge - 4 August 2002
Thinking -- The Learning Process - 28 July 2002
Communication: Transferring Understanding - 21 July 2002
Treating Each Other As We Should: Not A Simple Responsibility! - 14 July 2002
"My" Salvation: So Many Are Involved - 7 July 2002
Struggles - 30 June 2002
That "Overwhelmed" Feeling - 23 June 2002
Appetite's Blessing - 16 June 2002
The Hypothetical Versus the Actual - 9 June 2002
Going Through The Motions - 2 June 2002
In Frustration Is Opportunity - 26 May 2002
Just How Important Is That? - 19 May 2002
"If I Had Known ..." - 5 May 2002
"Now That Is What I Had in Mind!" - 28 April 2002
The Blessing of Light - 14 April 2002
"Reading" People - 7 April 2002
When Walls Fall - 31 March 2002
Memories - 24 March 2002
If There Were No Clouds - 17 March 2002
The Unexpected - 10 March 2002
The Journey - 3 March 2002
Rearview Mirror and Binoculars - 24 February 2002
Is God More Generous Than I Am? - 17 February 2002
Awarenesses - 10 February 2002
Commitment Based On Memory - 27 January 2002
The Joy and Fear of Commitment - 20 January 2002
A Meaningful Promise To Yourself - 13 January 2002
Our Challenge Before God In Christ - 6 January 2002
   
"So It's December! What Is the Big Deal?" - 23 December 2001
Killed By Friends - 16 December 2001
Hate's Chain Reaction - 9 December 2001
What Yet Will Be - 2 December 2001
Does Anything Ever Remain The Same? - 18 November 2001
What Shall I Accept? - 4 November 2001
Is Faith in God an Asset? - 28 October 2001
Why Would Anyone Want To Be Like God? - 21 October 2001
I Notice! - 14 October 2001
There Was a Man... - 7 October 2001
The Strength of Faith in God - 30 September 2001
Confusion, Confusion, Confusion - 23 September 2001
Survival Is As Significant As Birth - 9 September 2001
God and Hope - 2 September 2001
The Challenge That Encourages - 26 August 2001
"God, Please Focus Us!" - 19 August 2001
Why Do We Turn To Christ? - 5 August 2001
Thanks! See You Sunday! - 29 July 2001
The Light - 22 July 2001
The Guide - 15 July 2001
Whom Do You Trust? - 8 July 2001
Convictions and Daily Life - 1 July 2001
We "Make" God Too Simple - 24 June 2001
Where Do You Run? - 17 June 2001
Faith's Two Sides - 10 June 2001
God's Kids - 3 June 2001
A Personal Understanding of Our Purpose - 27 May 2001
The "Craving" - 13 May 2001
What Do You Have That Someone Wants? - 6 May 2001
How Is "Growth" Measured? - 29 April 2001
God's Family - 15 April 2001
Because God Cares ... - 8 April 2001
Catch Your Breath! - 1 April 2001
The "Comfort" Factor - 25 March 2001
Heaven On Earth - 18 March 2001
Thank You, Mat and Jo - 11 March 2001
My Prison - 4 March 2001
Complacency: Satan's Weapon of Choice - 25 February 2001
Everyone Needs Appreciation - 18 February 2001
The "Now" -- Twenty Years Later - 11 February 2001
Faith Is ... - 4 February 2001
The Strength of Relationship - 28 January 2001
Celebration - 21 January 2001
Does January's Intents Affect December's Results? - 7 January 2001
   
"Turn Around" Time - 17 December 2000
What Is To Come - 10 December 2000
Looking Ahead - 3 December 2000
God Is At Work In Our Midst! - 19 November 2000
One of West-Ark's Big Weekends - 12 November 2000
Growing Toward Spiritual Maturity - 5 November 2000
A Frightening Parallel - 29 October 2000
Christian Morality: The Challenge - 22 October 2000
Missions Awareness - 15 October 2000
God's Fingerprints - 8 October 2000
A Passion For Souls - 1 October 2000
When God Refreshes - 24 September 2000
"I Will Give You Rest" - 17 September 2000
What Will Be Learned? - 10 September 2000
Crisis: Potential For Good And Evil - 3 September 2000
Helping The Helpers - 27 August 2000
"I Would Not Do It That Way" - 13 August 2000
Assets and Obstacles - 6 August 2000
Participatory Leadership - 23 July 2000
The Idea and the Actuality - 16 July 2000
How God Would Change Us - 9 July 2000
They Did Not! We Must! - 2 July 2000
How Do We Measure Trust? - 18 June 2000
When Importance Cannot Be Exaggerated - 11 June 2000
Advancing Closeness - 4 June 2000
The Fear of Finding Peace - 28 May 2000
"If I Can Do Anything ..." - 21 May 2000
Moving In God's Direction - 14 May 2000
Life: "Do I Believe...?" - 7 May 2000
Thank You, Sam Roberts! - 30 April 2000
God's "Comfort Zone" - 16 April 2000
Anticipating Heaven - 9 April 2000
The Challenge That Never Ends - 2 April 2000
The Christian Life Is Based On Conversion - 26 March 2000
If You Don't Have Love ... - 19 March 2000
We Can't. God Can - 12 March 2000
The Spiritual Ones - 5 March 2000
Frustrating The Hungry Lion - 27 February 2000
The God Who Renews - 20 February 2000
The Dream Becomes Reality - 13 February 2000
Something Only God Can Do - 6 February 2000
God Loves You! But I ... But We ... - 30 January 2000
Being What You Want To Be; Doing What You Want To Do - 23 January 2000
Freedom To Grow Spiritually - 16 January 2000
Knowing the Difference - 9 January 2000
The Year 2000: Preparation For Life - 2 January 2000
   
My Challenge To Myself - 19 December 1999
The Basis of Good Decisions - 12 December 1999
"I'm Sorry! I Didn't Know!" - 5 December 1999
Difficult and Dangerous vs. Convenient - 21 November 1999
Brother, Thank the People Who Sent You! - 14 November 1999
The Loneliness of Need - 7 November 1999
Our Mission - 31 October 1999
How Does a Wish and a Goal Differ? - 17 October 1999
Sitting Duck - 10 October 1999
We Have Something Special! - 3 October 1999
Gratitude: The State and the Discovery - 26 September 1999
One of Life's Little Reminders - 19 September 1999
"Fall is coming!" Yea! "Prioritizing time!" Again? - 12 September 1999
It Always Depends On God, Not On Us - 5 September 1999
A Family Meets For Many Reasons - 22 August 1999
A Sense Of Privilege - 15 August 1999
Just How Big Is the God Who Sent Us Jesus? - 8 August 1999
What Do You Want In and Expect From Your God? - 1 August 1999
The God Who Creates - 25 July 1999
Authority: The Difference Between God and Man - 18 July 1999
Our God Of Transition - 11 July 1999
The "Information" Challenge - 4 July 1999
A Parable About God - 27 June 1999
To The Rescue! - 20 June 1999
The Laotian Eight Are Free! - 13 June 1999
Who Are "The Faithful"? - 6 June 1999
"Listen! You Can Hear It Coming!" - 23 May 1999
Who Benefits? - 16 May 1999
Bigger Than "Me"? - 9 May 1999
Longing For "Times When Things Were Simple" - 2 May 1999
Addressing Spiritual Needs - 25 April 1999
Do We Need a God? - 18 April 1999
What Is Happening? - 11 April 1999
Hatred Produces Only Victims - 4 April 1999
The Meaning of Jesus Being the Christ - 28 March 1999
Wise and Peaceful or Thoughtlessly Harmful - 21 March 1999
Why Is Everyone Shocked? - 14 March 1999
Encouragement While Facing the Realities of Evil - 7 March 1999
"Wow! What Faith!" - 28 February 1999
If We Don't Eat and Drink, We Die - 21 February 1999
What Is and Is Not Eternal - 14 February 1999
The Lion Will Roar! - 7 February 1999
Our "World Wide Touch" - 31 January 1999
Times of Uncertainty...and Faith - 17 January 1999
Educating For Eternity - 10 January 1999
Priorities - 3 January 1999
   
Awareness and Appreciation - 20 December 1998
Great Opportunities Equal Great Responsibilities - 13 December 1998
'Tis The Season To Want - 6 December 1998
God Made . . . And God Gave - 15 November 1998
The Price for Spiritual Freedom - 8 November 1998
The State That Does Not Exist - 1 November 1998
"The World Should Be Christian!" - 25 October 1998
The Bottom Line - 18 October 1998
Kicking Dirt Or Shouting Encouragement? - 11 October 1998
The Disappointment of Failed Expectations - 27 September 1998
Mind Games - 20 September 1998
God, the Father of His Family - 13 September 1998
The Greatest Expression of Kindness - 6 September 1998
The Resurrection Principle - 23 August 1998
There Is "No Quit" In Them! - 16 August 1998
Momentum: That Invaluable Quality! - 9 August 1998
Elder Appreciation Week - 2 August 1998
May I Commend Our Great God To You? - 26 July 1998
God, Never Stop Opening the Eyes of Our Hearts - 19 July 1998
Things Faith Did Not Do - 21 June 1998
The Power of Visions and Dreams - 31 May 1998
Combining Heart, Imagination, and Challenge - 24 May 1998
Increasingly Alive - 10 May 1998
I Am Glad That I Am Not God - 3 May 1998
Gratitude and Prayers - 26 April 1998
If God Can Save You, I Should Respect You - 19 April 1998
Knowing What Is Best For Christ - 12 April 1998
When Faith Directs the Person, God Uses Everything - 5 April 1998
"If I Had Only Known . . ." - 22 March 1998
Lord, Help Me Not Be Smug Or Hopeless - 22 February 1998
Caution: God At Work! - 15 February 1998
How Quickly Awareness Grows - 8 February 1998
Lord, I Hunger For Spiritual Growth--But My Religion Keeps Getting In My Way - 1 February 1998
   
Neither God Nor Jesus Used Cookie Cutters - 23 November 1997
"...And I Know What I Am Talking About!" - 16 November 1997
Good Reasons For Continued Earnest Prayer - 9 November 1997
Decisions: Do You Hate Them or Love Them? - 2 November 1997
Overwhelmed By Love! - 19 October 1997
How Can We Become Spiritually Stronger? - 12 October 1997
Simple Isn't Simple Anymore--and Probably Never Was - 5 October 1997
When the Vague Hypothetical Becomes the Sobering Actual - 28 September 1997
May Our Spirits Exalt Our Lord! - 21 September 1997
God Is Always At Work! - 31 August 1997
Several "Think Abouts" - 10 August 1997
Operation Encouragement - 3 August 1997
Talking To God, Christ, the Spirit, and Each Other - 6 July 1997
From the Head and the Heart, Think and Pray - 22 June 1997
Two Masters At Work - 15 June 1997
It's Summer Time When the Living Is . . . Overscheduled - 1 June 1997
Life's "Beyond My Control" Matters - 25 May 1997
How Can You Know So Much & Understand So Little? - 18 May 1997
Blinded By Our Blessings - 11 May 1997
The Maturing of My Faith - 4 May 1997
Me Looking At Me - 27 Apr 1997
Bible Study:  A Formidable Challenge! - 20 Apr 1997
God's Concern Is Not One Dimensional - 13 Apr 1997
Looking For Heaven's Gate - 6 Apr 1997
Reflecting Jesus' Compassion - 23 Mar 1997
The Joy of Salvation Expresses Itself - 16 Mar 1997
When the Focus Is On Jesus, Things Happen! - 9 Mar 1997
Greet One Another! - 2 Mar 1997
I Want . . . - 23 Feb 1997
Opportunity Knocks - 16 Feb 1997
It Just Is Not Fair! - 9 Feb 1997
It's All In What We See - 2 Feb 1997
Freeing Me By Freeing You - 26 Jan 1997
Reconciliation?  What is That? - 12 Jan 1997
Jesus Came To Do Good, And Did - 22 Dec 1996
Like My Lord - 15 Dec 1996
God's Greatest Investment - 24 Nov 1996
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Articles from other publications:
Nicodemus, You Must Be Born Again - Aug 1992
Building Unified Families - Mar 1997

Tipi improbabili - 5 September 1999 (in Italian)
"Wow che fede!" - 5 September 1999 (in Italian)
Quanto grande è Dio? - 15 February 2000 (in Italian)


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