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One Hot Number - Laugh Again with Phil Callaway

Nothing makes me laugh quite like little kids. I was speaking at a Chinese church and a boy said to me, “What did the duck say when he bought lipstick? ‘Put it on my bill.’” Kids were asked, “When is it okay to kiss someone?” Nine-year-old Kally responded, “Never kiss in front of other people.…

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Creating an Online Community with Your Congregation The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed churches into an Online Worship Experience where many haven’t had one before. You might be at a church like this. Your church might have very little online presence if any at all. You might not know where to start. You might not be…

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How to Age Well - Phil Callaway | Laugh Again

They say age doesn’t matter unless you’re a cheese. But when you’ve outlived cassettes, eight tracks, vinyl records, CDs, Beta, VHS and DVDs, you know you’re older than most, and if you have accumulated much sense at all, you realize you’re in danger of turning into a geezer. At such times, it’s a good idea…

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We all know that people use Google to answer all kinds of questions. But did you know that according to a study done by Theolocast, the second most Googled theological question in 2019 was, “what is the Bible?” That question was typed into the search bar a staggering 1.8 million times per month last year.…

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J.I. Packer is With Our Lord by Dr. John Neufeld | Back to the Bible Canada

By now, the glorification of J.I. Packer is well known.  I have been grieving our loss. There are three books by Dr. Packer that have influenced me the most.  They are, “Knowing God”, “Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God” and “A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life”.  Each one reminds me…

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This article was originally published on ca.thegospelcoalition.org, 3 Ways to Pass on Faith to the Next Generation, written by Tim Keller. __________ It is impossible to lay blame neatly when one generation fails to pass its faith on to the next one. Did the first generation fail to reach out, or did the second generation…

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Quick Tips for Impatience - Phil Callaway | Laugh Again

This week I discovered that you should never be in a hurry when cleaning out the dishwasher. I stabbed myself four times with the same fork. I’ve also realized that impatience is not a virtue while you’re trimming toenails, cutting your daughter’s hair, or changing the oil in your car. It’s very important that you…

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Church Services During the Pandemic by Dr. John Neufeld | Back to the Bible Canada

I recently received a phone call from a dear friend who is also a young pastor.  He simply wanted to bounce some ideas off of me, regarding what to do in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.  In British Columbia, churches are now permitted to have gatherings of 50 people at a time.  Singing is…

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Generally speaking, anxiety could be described as a deep and sometimes distressing concern for something or someone, to the point of irregular physical, mental, and/or emotional health. We can all experience feelings of worry or tension in life, but when they become debilitating, it can be very difficult. TWO UNLIKELY CANDIDATES FOR ANXIETY Many people…

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Laughter is a Windshield Wiper - Phil Callaway | Laugh Again

In my book, Laugh Like A Kid Again, I say that laughter is a windshield wiper. It won’t stop the rain, but it will keep you going. I have yet to meet someone who has lived through tough times—even a pandemic, war, cancer, divorce, and the death of a loved one—who says, “Laughter didn’t help…

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