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Episode 78: Are You a Picky Eater?

If you are a born again Christian, you should have a ravenous appetite for the Word of God. But sometimes the things God says are not easy to digest. So, how you respond to the Word of God? All of it? Even the difficult parts that are hard…

Are You a Picky Eater?

Now That's a Picky Eater! Last week I brought home pizza, which is always a quick and easy dinner meal. And Hot-n-Ready pizzas from Little Caesars is a family favorite, at only $5 apiece. But when I sat the pizzas on the table, one of my children…

Episode 63: How to Never Be Offended

Are you easily offended? Thin-skinned? Hypersensitive? Touchy? Do you lose spiritual focus when a stranger slings a rude comment your way? A friend misses a planned appointment? A preacher mentions your pet sin? Relatives forget your birthday?…

How to Never Be Offended

Are you easily offended? Thin-skinned? Hypersensitive? Touchy? Do you lose spiritual focus when a stranger slings a rude comment your way? Or a friend misses a planned appointment? Or a preacher mentions your pet sin? Or relatives forget…

The Key to Church Expansion

Sharper Iron posted a full-length feature article today called Every Christian Is a Teacher. I encourage you to read the full article there. I've shared some of this Bible study material here previously. At the heart of this focus is the…

Scripture on the Walls of Your Home

I snapped this picture today. These verse cards are featured on one of the doors in our house, in a room that we all use. Sometimes other homemade verse cards appear in other places around the house - on the refrigerator, another door, or perhaps…

Episode 7: Learning to Listen

Do listen when people talk to you? Did anyone say anything to you today that was important, but you weren't listening? Do you genuinely listen to the Word of God? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider biblical thoughts about the incredible…

Shepherd Thoughts Podcast

The Shepherd Thoughts Podcast is up and running! Episodes will be available on this site, as well as the Libsyn hosting site and iTunes. Each episode will explore a thought about Bible truth to encourage meditation on the Word of God and practical…

Scripture Songs for Children

I have deep respect for Deuteronomy 6:4-9. If the Overmiller home has a family verse, this is it. It teaches me that raising children who love God requires parents who love God. And this love for God perpetuates from parents to children through…
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Looking Forward to Sunday

I am looking forward to Sunday for two very practical reasons. First, our church will begin a new worship service sermon series, a verse by verse look through the New Testament book of James. The theme? Practical Faith. I am looking forward…