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Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Where Everybody Knows Your Name Probably some of you remember the 1980s sitcom Cheers. The music theme, written by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo, was “Where Everybody Knows Your Name”. It goes like this: Making your way in the … Continue reading

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People who missed a great opportunity to learn

When we compare what we had years ago with what we have today, it seems another life, a totally different one. Many of you who are reading this text will remember the typewriter and going to the library to get … Continue reading

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People who missed a great opportunity to worship

In Brazil there was a tradition among the preachers that, if we were on vacation and decided to visit a church event, such as Bible Study, Service, Prayer Meeting, etc. the Pastor of the church could call us to preach, … Continue reading

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People who missed a great opportunity to be saved

We all know the story about the religious man who was on the porch of his house when a storm was approaching. Someone came with a car and asked him to get in. When the water was getting inside the … Continue reading

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People Who Missed a Great Opportunity

In 1986 I was invited to and hosted by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to attend the International Conference for Itinerant Evangelists in Amsterdam. At that time I was an itinerant evangelist for Youth for Christ of Brazil. It was … Continue reading

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C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – Conclusion

“Everybody has a story of sorrow to tell.” This is what a Brazilian friend and colleague used to say. We all have. We live in a broken world, and we are broken too. The prophet Isaiah puts it in a … Continue reading

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C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – I want to come back!

Have you ever wandered away from God and His church to the point that you felt a stranger to your own faith? People come to you and ask you about your God, your church, and your faith, and you do … Continue reading

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C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – If I am following you, why am I still being persecuted?

Have you ever wondered why good people suffer? Yes, we all do it. David is not different. He knew very well that he was not the most perfect person around, but he was on the right path. But even though … Continue reading

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