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Pastor Claude T. Stauffer

Dare to be a Daniel

Dare to be a Daniel

“But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself . . ..” – Daniel 1:8a   There’s so much conflict in the world right now. It seems like the world is being torn apart. It seems like our nation is being torn apart. Light and darkness, right and wrong,...

Seven Things the Lord Hates

Seven Things the Lord Hates

“These six things the LORD hates, yes, seven are an abomination to Him. . ..” – Proverbs 6:16    There’s something very, very wrong in our world today. There’s a sense of a “calm before the storm.” Others, call it a time of “peace and safety” that precedes “sudden...

Do You Measure Up?

Do You Measure Up?

Then I was given a measuring rod. And the angel stood, saying, ‘Rise and measure the temple of God, the altar, and those who worship there. – Revelation 11:1  Someone has commented, “When Memorial Day comes, Summer isn't far behind." Or, "When you see it’s...

Temples of God

Temples of God

“Rise and measure the temple of God” – Revelation 11:1   Will a temple be rebuilt in Jerusalem? The book of Revelation gives us strong evidence that it will. Jerusalem is arguably the most religiously and politically volatile place on earth. The mere mention of...

Delay No Longer

Delay No Longer

“. . . that there should be delay no longer . . .” – Revelation 10:6   Delay no longer. Have you been following those Qanon posts? Do you listen to political pundits or those who claim to have access to privileged informants in high places of government? Are you...

Comfort for Conflict

Comfort for Conflict

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God” –...

Infiltrating and Influencing for the Glory of God

Infiltrating and Influencing for the Glory of God

“Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.”  – John 17:17   “Pastor, why are you political? Aren’t you going to turn a lot of people off by being political? Why don’t you just stick to religion?” Frank Herbert the American Science Fiction writer made an astute...

Dealing with Deep Waters

Dealing with Deep Waters

“Save me, O God! For waters have come up to my neck.” – Psalm 69:1 Ever feel overwhelmed by life, like you’re drowning in a sea of problems? You don’t know what the future holds. You’ve lost hope. All you see is darkness. You got the bad report from the doctor. Your...

Satan’s Stingers

Satan’s Stingers

“And they were not given authority to kill them, but to torment them for five months. Their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man.” – Revelation 9:5   There is a cloud of darkness moving upon the earth that threatens to engulf us. This cloud...

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