Bill Bright |

Satan's Plan for Your Life

Over the years, Satan has come at me with many of these temptations. It is humbling and sobering to know that, even after almost fifty years as a Christian, I am susceptible to any one of the enemy’s tactics if I do not rely totally on God’s loving power moment by moment. The conflict between the two kingdoms is a strong one and the attraction to Satan’s kingdom is real.
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Vonette Bright |

Letting Go of a King Cobra

In his book A View from the Zoo, Gary Richmond, pastor and former zookeeper, described the day he received a telephone call from the head veterinarian.  They needed to perform surgery on the eyelids of a king cobra....
Bill Bright |

Sequoias, the President and a Garbage Collector

The Grizzly Giant tree—the largest of the sequoias—is more than 2,500 years old. One would think that trees this large and ancient must have massive root systems that plunge hundreds of feet into the earth. How­ever...
Vonette Bright |

Encouraging Others

A friend of mine has six children, including two highschoolers, living at home.  At times she has felt overwhelmed, as if her parenting responsibilities were about to crash in around her....
Vonette Bright |

The Face of Forgiveness

Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper, has captivated millions of viewers for hundreds of years.  This fifteenth-century Italian skillfully captured the facial expressions of Jesus and His disciples.  There’s an interesting story behind those faces...
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Bill Bright |

The Titanic Story You May Not Know

Only 700 of the 2,200 passengers on the Titanic survived its sinking. Some 1,500 people died in the North Atlantic that night [April 15, 1912, at 2:20 a.m.]. It was an awful scene. But the greatest tragedy may be that many of them didn’t have to die!...
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Brad Bright |

How to Vote Wisely: Tips & Criteria

I recently recorded a podcast entitled "Is it a Sin to NOT Vote?” The additional information I promised is below. If you sincerely desire to serve as a faithful steward of your God-given vote, read on.  It is not designed to tell you who to vote for, or what political party to support.  My goal is to pass on practical information to help you...
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Bill Bright |

When Loving is Hard

My prayer for you is the same as Paul prayed for the believers in Ephesus: “May your roots go down deep into the soil of God’s marvelous love. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep His love really is” (Ephesians 3:17,18). We have the potential to love anyone God puts in our path...
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Vonette Bright |

Stay True to Jesus--Finishing the Race

Twenty-year-old John Bisagno was engaged to be married, finishing college, and going into the ministry.  His future father-in-law, Dr. Paul Beck, shared a bit of advice with John to prepare him for the challenges he’d surely face...