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About Along The Way with Gary Curtis

Gary Curtis served for 27 years, as part of the pastoral staff of The Church on The Way, the First Foursquare Church of Van Nuys, California. In October 2015, Gary retired from leadership of the church’s not-for-profit media outreach, Life On The Way Communications, Inc. He continues to blog at worshipontheway.wordpress.com. Gary and his wife, Alisa, live in southern California. They have two married daughters and five grandchildren.

May Your Kingdom Come—this Christmas!

I received an email yesterday from a friend, asking that my wife and I join her in prayer for a needed miracle. We have known her since college days and were surprised to hear from her last summer that she … Continue reading

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The Visit

Today was observed, by most Christians, as the first Sunday of this Advent Season. Advent means “coming” or “visit”.  During the Christmas-time season of Advent, we prepare to again observe God’s “coming” or “visit” to earth and to our lives … Continue reading

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Moore Trouble

Judge Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for the Senate to replace former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, has been accused by four women of improper physical contact with them nearly 40 years ago, when they were underage teenagers and he was … Continue reading

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How soon is “soon”?

Three times in the closing chapter of the prophetic book of Revelation, the Apostle John wrote the words of Jesus Christ, “I am coming soon” (Rev. 22:7, 12, 20). Some denominational and para-church ministry statements of faith refer to this … Continue reading

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Presidential Profanity

President Trump was in Huntsville, Alabama last Friday to speak at a rally for Luther Strange. He is the GOP establishment-backed choice for the Alabama special election to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he became the U.S. … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for the “Rapture” on Saturday?

Yesterday, I was in the lobby of a public building, which had a large-screen TV on the wall,  providing general interest and serving as background noise. All of a sudden I caught a “talking head” say that some Christians are … Continue reading

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Repugnant Religious Testing for Public Office?

Were you as shocked as I was to recently watch Democratic Senators on the Judiciary Committee question judicial nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religion, as a modern litmus test for their approval or rejection? Not all “dogma” is religious, and their … Continue reading

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