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    Chaplain: Preparation Matters

    By Allen Teal, ChaplainA wise youth makes hay while the sun shines, but what a shame to see a lad who sleeps away his hour of opportunity. (Proverbs 10:5, The Living Bible).June marks the beginning of summer. I have always viewed summer as the season of strength.   Read More...

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    Chaplain: 3 reasons for personal renewal

    By Allen Teal, ChaplainTherefore, we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. (1 Corinthians 4:16, NIV).May 4 is designated as “Renewal Day.” It’s supposed to be a day to renew old friendships, furniture, magazine subscriptions, or about anything else.  Read More...

  • Chaplain: 3 important Easter points to remember

    By Allen Teal, ChaplainFor what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures. (1 Corinthians 15:3-4, NIV).Our lives can seem bound by deadlines. With income tax filing day coming up on Monday, April 15, 2019, many people will be scrambling to file their taxes before it’s too late.   Read More...

  • Chaplain: The contrasts of life

    By Allen Teal, ChaplainRemember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them." (Ecclesiastes 12:1, NIV).March hosts three major days this year. March 6 is Ash Wednesday, which marks the first day of Lent. The twentieth is the Vernal or Spring Equinox that marks the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere.   Read More...

  • Chaplain: Three steps for a better New Year

    By Allen Teal, ChaplainSuppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it? (Luke 14:28, NIV).Weight loss, saving money and exercising more are all worthy resolutions for the new year.   Read More...