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Recipe for a Successful Career

Part 2 of a 3 part series looking at the ingredients for success in the family as well as the pursuit of satisfying and rewarding careers. We are talking about Mazzalongo’s recipes for success. Yesterday I gave you the success recipe for family because it is the priority in our everyday lives. If our families do not succeed, it affects every other area of our lives. Today I want to give you the ingredients for a successful career. I call…

Is COVID-19 a sign of the end times?

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, some have asked if it is a sign that the end of time is near. Is it an indicator that Jesus is coming soon, or is it related to plagues referenced in the book of Revelation? Please study along with Don Blackwell as he discusses what the Bible says about the end of time, emphasizing the current worldwide pandemic seen with COVID-19.

Recipe for a Successful Family

The first of a 3 part series examining the qualities that promote harmony, joy, and intimacy in family settings. One of the best things at Christmas time is that we get to eat some of our favorite foods. Roast Chicken, mom’s fruit cake, ragout de boulettes, etc. So in keeping with the tradition, I thought that I would like to share with you some special recipes of my own. Three actually. I call them “Mazzalongo’s Recipes for Success”: 1. Families…

Pray for your Country

Many people spend a lot of time complaining about the government, but have you ever thought about the fact that God expects His people to pray for the government? Through the Old and New Testaments, we are shown by example and directed by command to pray for the leaders and authorities. Listen as Don Blackwell discusses the Bible’s view of praying for your country.

Why Jesus was baptized, and why you should be too

Why was Jesus baptized? What does Jesus’ baptism teach us today about becoming a Christian? Follow along with Denny Petrillo (Ph.D.) as he discusses this important event in Jesus’ life, how it was not simply a formality, and why you should be baptized too.

Lessons on Leadership

With some much attention focused on the administration in Washington, I think it would be a good time to draw a few lessons on leadership from the Word. In I Chronicles 14:12 we read about David’s military leaders waging a successful battle against the Philistines and taking some of the spoils including foreign idols. David forced them to destroy these objects because they violated God’s commands. They abandoned their gods there; so David gave the order and they were burned…

My Election Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, I praise you and thank you for the blessing of living in a nation that is so prosperous and at relative peace with its neighbors and itself. It is a testimony to your greatness that such a large population can live so freely and comfortably in your care and though there are problems and inequalities that remain, they are easily traced to our failures and not your lack of kindness to us. I pray, Lord, that as…

A Time for Everything

In this lesson, we talk about Ecclesiastes 3:1 where Solomon describes there is a time for everything. When we realize there is a time for everything it will add so much to our lives. There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven— 2 A time to give birth and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted. 3 A time to kill and a time…

4 rules for a Happy Life

I believe that the most sincere thing we can desire for someone else is their happiness. We believe, and rightly so, that whether rich or poor, healthy or sick – happiness is the most important commodity that we possess. I’d like to share with you four basic rules that will contribute to your lifetime happiness if you put them into practice on a regular basis. 1. Live the “Spiritual” Life Keep your priorities in order understanding that living according to…

Will He find you faithful

When speaking of His eventual return to judge the world and transport the church to heaven, Jesus had only one question expressed in Luke 8:8, “…when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?” When applied in personal terms this question becomes, “When Jesus returns, will He find you faithful?” The Bible teaches us that the return of Christ and the end of the world will come suddenly and without any warning (Luke 12:40; Rev. 3:3).…