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What? Me Worry?

By Simon Presland   I recently read that more than 40 million people in our society suffer with some form of anxiety disorder. Considering the downturn in our economy over the last few years, this is not surprising. We are a nation of worriers: the economy, our jobs, our kids . . . the list […]

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God’s Blueprint for Marriage

By Simon Presland   After a recent service at my church, a young man approached me holding a newborn. He had responded to an invitation for prayer that follows each of our services. The sadness in his eyes told me he was burdened.  “I’d like prayer for my marriage,” he said, as tears dripped down […]

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The Importance of Proverbs

By Simon Presland   I’ve often wondered what it would have been like to be present in Solomon’s court to hear him speak. People came from around the world to listen to him—2 Chronicles 9 states that the Queen of Sheba came to test him with hard questions but realized he had unfathomable wisdom. But […]

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Living in His Light

By Simon Presland   I admire my senior minister more than any other person I know. He is one of the godliest men I’ve ever met. He exudes grace; his words are full of wisdom; he is gentle when dealing with people; and he is always looking for an opportunity to share Christ with the […]

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Legalism or Holiness?

By Simon Presland   So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to […]