Some Lessons We've Learned

Over the last 40 years of ministry

Age is only a number

By boblehman / March 2, 2021

Want an intriguing question? “How old would you be if you didn’t know when you were born?” See, our age points back to a birth certificate and some testimony of others, because you and I can’t remember our birth. I mean, we were there for sure, but you don’t remember the event. Perhaps, you listen…

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The mystery of grace

By boblehman / February 23, 2021

Grace may be the hardest concept, thought, idea, teaching, or doctrine found in the pages of the Scriptures. It’s found from beginning to end. Those much smarter than I have written volumes on the definition, examples, and life applications wrapped around “grace.” Here’s a quote from Anne Lamott found in Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts of…

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Kicking the bucket

By boblehman / February 16, 2021

Nobody talks about it, but it’s firmly planted in the back of everyone’s mind. In fact, if you want to kill the conversation at a dinner party, just bring up the subject. It’s uncomfortable. It’s awkward. However, I’ve often thought that strange. For something that is absolutely, 100 percent inevitable to every human being, every…

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Treasure hunting

By boblehman / February 9, 2021

I have a very good friend who does geocaching. It’s an outdoor treasure hunting game using a GPS-enabled phone. You try to navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates in order to find the geocache hidden at that location. The geocache treasure is a box that is hidden and filled with a log (to record…

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Bad selfie

By boblehman / February 2, 2021

Maybe you’ve used the phrase “defining moment.” It is a point in your life when you experience something that fundamentally changes you. A “defining event” is similar. It is an incident that decides everything that happens afterward. Speaking of definitions, I heard a quote recently that literally stopped me in my tracks. I was reading something by Earl…

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Stupid motorist

By boblehman / January 26, 2021

It doesn’t rain a whole lot in Phoenix where I live. If we get 9 inches of rain in one year, that’s a wet year. There are some places in the U.S. that receive 9 inches of rain in just one day. So, we Phoenicians know what’s like to live in an arid and dry…

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Isolation sucks

By boblehman / January 19, 2021

Isolation sucks. I don’t think it really matters if you’re an introvert or an extrovert. Isolation is bad. Think about it. When a prisoner (who’s already in jail away from the public) messes up, they are put in “isolation.” It doesn’t sound like that’s a good thing to me. Often people with physical or mental…

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Zombies?

By boblehman / January 12, 2021

It used to be hard to talk to someone about the reality of the resurrection. Someone who was thoroughly dead being brought back to life. But maybe not so much anymore. My wife teaches the little kiddos in Sunday school. She was explaining the resurrection of Jesus to the kids. Knowing my wife, she was…

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Forgive and forget

By boblehman / January 5, 2021

We’ve got the greatest dog in the world. His name is Jackson. He’s a small terrier. He loves his family. He goes crazy when we get home. I can remember accidentally stepping on his paw not too long ago. Boy did I feel awful. What a monster he must think I am. He yelped a…

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Feeling sorry for yourself

By boblehman / December 29, 2020

It was inevitable. It was only a matter of time, but I got it. COVID. I’m only a few days into this new journey and so far, so good. For me, a sore throat and some achiness. However, like you, I have friends and acquaintances who haven’t faired as well. It’s Christmas Eve 2020 as…

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Helpful Links

Beggar’s Daughter

: A ministry dedicated to walking with women who have an addiction to pornography.
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XXXchurch

XXXchurch, the largest site online and the most recognized voice on the planet on the issue of pornography, is your resource online to fight porn addiction. XXXchurch uses the web, social media and news media to tell a story often left untold and is committed to help men and women conquer sexual issues like pornography addiction and sex addiction and regain control of their lives.
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Net Nanny

Net Nanny protects families and helps them manage their experiences with digital content. Parents, spouses, guardians, and educators are given visibility and control in managing a child’s online experience.
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Enough is Enough

Enough Is Enough®; (EIE), a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families. Since then, EIE has pioneered efforts to confront online pornography, child pornography, child stalking, sexual predation, and other forms of online victimization. By leveraging its expertise, growing national partnership network, and positive reputation among the public, media, law enforcement, and Internet industry, EIE continues to advance innovative initiatives and effective communication strategies to protect children online.
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Every Man Ministries

With a mission to create a movement of God’s men who are empowered to lead others on a meaningful journey into personal character and leadership, ultimately having a positive impact on generations of women, children and families.
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New Life Spirit Recovery

To educate, equip, treat and deliver Christ-centered solution to struggling addicts and alcoholics and their family members. To take our message and testimony of freedom from addiction through Jesus Christ to the community, church and beyond.
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Freedom in Christ Ministries

The mission of FICM-USA is to resource and equip Christians in America to experience spiritual freedom and spread that freedom to others.
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RickThomas.Net

Helping people by providing practical tools and ongoing training for more effective living.
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PornProof Kids

This internet ministry is the work of Kristen Jenson, mother of three children. Her desire is to help parents inoculate their young children against the destructive and potentially addictive dangers of internet pornography. How? By making it OK to talk about pornography and explaining a little brain science in the process.
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Covenant Eyes

Covenant Eyes is the pioneer of Internet Accountability software, empowering our members to maintain their online integrity.  Aware of an ever-growing need to better equip parents, Covenant Eyes has developed a family Internet filter that restricts usage based on parental controls.
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