Holy Days and Holidays

Empty Easter Baskets

A young man named Ted sits alone, listless, eyes vacant, lost in dark thoughts. He stares at the loaded gun in his lap. The isolation of the Covid pandemic has taken its toll. Across town, organ music fills a church. Women with colorful hats are adorned in their finest, men are in suits and children…

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Goodbye Egypt

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday. It marks the beginning of Lent. Lent gives us the opportunity to prepare ourselves for Easter. It is a great time to reflect on this powerful question: How am I enslaved?  What things, what forces, what desires, and what sins have control over me? In what ways am I living in…

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To Die For

I am sure you have heard the expression, “To die for”. Someone trying a new flavor of ice cream or a new dish at their favorite restaurant might exclaim, “Now that’s to die for”.  This expression has become synonymous with the phrase, “Wow, that’s awesome”.  People use the expression “to die for” for very meaningless things. Christianity, however,…

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Look Where You Are Going

Surely all of us have bumped into something when we weren’t paying attention. We likely heard someone tell us, “Look where you’re going.” That phrase contains both physical as well as spiritual wisdom. Between 2011 and 2018, more than nine percent of fatal crashes in the United States involved a distracted driver. Spiritually speaking, Advent…

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Freedom Can Be Dangerous

July 4th is the day set aside in the United States to celebrate independence and freedom. That freedom came at a price. Many sacrificed their lives to make America free. Today, many take that freedom for granted. Many abuse that freedom. Many allow their personal freedom to cause harm to others. Freedom misused is dangerous.…

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The Greatest Love Story

Through the years, one love story stands out above all others as the greatest love story ever told. In fact, this is the story upon which all other love stories are based. It is a story of compassion, tenderness, heroism, never ending commitment, and selfless sacrifice. This ageless story is about a man who gives…

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Easter Is A Time For Rock And Roll

After His death, Jesus was laid in a tomb hewn out of rock and a huge stone was placed at the entrance. Then, on the third day, the women coming to the tomb discovered that the stone had been rolled away. As I reflected on Easter this year, I concluded that Easter is a time…

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Happy Easter!

Wishing everyone a joyous Easter from Broken Door Ministries. Please watch the short Easter message below from Brian Pusateri. As always, I love to read your comments below as well as hear from you personally by clicking here.

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Isolated and Afraid

Doubt, darkness and despair are everywhere. Fear fills the air like oppressive summer humidity. “What does the future hold for me?” “Will I be the next one to die?” “Will I be able to return to the work I was doing before this happened?” “Has my trust in Jesus been misplaced?” “How could God allow…

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