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A King and His Kingdom!

by Michael O'HalloranThe gospel reaches beyond geopolitical boundaries, international boarders, and racial bigotry. For it declares that Jesus and His Kingdom are sovereign and rule over the affairs of heaven and earth, both in this world and the world to come—for...

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An Eternal Investment

When a financial investor is researching where to place his or her money, one of the primary things looked for is the return on investment or ROI. And, one of the top questions is: what return I’m I going to receive on my money? The formula to find ROI is: your gain...

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Thanks for Your Support

As the first weeks of the New Year comes to a close, it is with great joy and grateful hearts that we write you this letter. Sixteen:Fifteen is extremely thankful for your generous support in 2010, and we know that without your faithful prayers and generous financial...

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Light into Darkness

Light into DarknessBy Michael O'HalloranJohn 8:12: Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."“Hot, humid, sticky, salty, and tired” were the words that flowed from...

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How Good and Pleasant: Roundtable of Word and Deed

By Michael O'Halloran Psalm 133, “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which...

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Central Mexico: Piercing the Circle of Silence

By Matthew EllisonIt is hard to believe that only a few hours south of the United States, in West Central Mexico, there are six states that are believed to have less than 2% born again Christians. These six states form a circle called the Circle of Silence. Perhaps...

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Book Review: When Charity Destroys Dignity:

Overcoming Unhealthy Dependency in the Christian Movementby Glenn Schwartz"When Charity Destroys Dignity" by Glenn Schwartz is a thought provoking book about the dangers of well-intentioned charity leading to what the author describes as the dependency syndrome. The...

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Book Review: Jerusalem to Irian Jaya

From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian MissionsFrom Jerusalem to Irian Jaya helps readers understand the life and role of a missionary through real life examples of missionaries throughout history. We see these men and women as fallible and...

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