Purposefully Making Christ the Focus of the Christmas Season

Purposefully Making Christ the Focus of the Christmas Season Rick Renner Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. — Colossians 3:2 It is so easy to be distracted at Christmastime by the anticipation of gifts and holiday festivities. That is why it is so important that you follow Paul’s instruction … More Purposefully Making Christ the Focus of the Christmas Season

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 45: Avoiding “Said

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 45: Avoiding “Said” What’s this, you say? Avoiding “said” is one of the most common writing mistakes? How can that be? Surely writers overuse this ubiquitous little word more often than not, don’t they? As a matter of fact: nope. Indeed, trying to avoid this hard-working little speaker-attribution tag can, in most instances, lead … More Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 45: Avoiding “Said

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Angel’s Food Rick Renner To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna…. — Revelation 2:17 In yesterday’s Sparkling Gem, we saw that Jesus expects us to overcome. And this “overcoming” is not just a one-time event. He has given us the power and the authority to consistentlymaintain victory in the … More Angel’s Food ($500.00 cyber bonus last day)

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 44: Too Many Participle Phrases (Over $500.00 in Cyber Monday bonuses)

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 44: Too Many Participle Phrases Rushing to her computer, Katie tries not to spill her coffee. She is late to write a very important forty-fourth installment in the “Most Common Writing Mistakes” series. She looks for her coaster, rooting through her desk drawers. Finally, relieved by the protection of the precious particle board … More Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 44: Too Many Participle Phrases (Over $500.00 in Cyber Monday bonuses)

A Promise to Those Who Are Overcoming (over $500.00 in bonuses today only Cyber Monday)

A Promise to Those Who Are Overcoming Rick Renner …To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna…. — Revelation 2:17 Right now you may feel that insurmountable odds are arrayed against you. However, let me assure you that you are not the first person to feel this way. If you … More A Promise to Those Who Are Overcoming (over $500.00 in bonuses today only Cyber Monday)

Why Do People Sometimes Collapse in the Presence of God? (Your $400.00 Blackfriday gift is waiting…)

Why Do People Sometimes Collapse in the Presence of God? Rick Renner And when I [John] saw him [Christ], I fell at his feet as dead…. — Revelation 1:17 Over my years of serving God, I have noticed that often when people have encounters with God, they physically fall. Sometimes they fall forward, and at … More Why Do People Sometimes Collapse in the Presence of God? (Your $400.00 Blackfriday gift is waiting…)

The Sincere Apology (Your $400.00 Blackfriday gift is waiting…)

The Sincere Apology A genuine apology is a remarkable thing. You know an apology is solid when it: 1. Explains why the act was wrong The recipient will probably already know, but it’s nice to know the apologizer knows, too. 2. Says the words “I’m sorry.” Surprisingly, it’s easy to leave out the two most important words. … More The Sincere Apology (Your $400.00 Blackfriday gift is waiting…)