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Christ Follower Married 3 Children 8 Grandchildren Pastor Braves Fan

What Harvey Can Teach Us – Repost of Max Lucado Devotion

I thought this was so good it was worth re-posting on my blog. Thank-you Max Lucado! ______________________________________________________________ Sunday morning was already odd. Rather than stand before the church to speak, I sat in front of the television and watched the … Continue reading

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Pick up the snake… by the tail!!

So I was reading the other day one of those google interesting facts and read that if you should find a snake you should not pick up by the tail. Here’s what an expert wildlife removal professional said: “You should … Continue reading

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Back from Kenya, Africa

Just a quick post to thank all of you for praying for me as I went to Kenya. Exodus 3:4 says about Moses… “When the Lord saw that he (Moses) had gone over to look (at burning bush), God called … Continue reading

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Down in Africa

Back in 1982 a group called Toto released the song “Africa.” I was not alone in liking that tune as it rose to #1 on the Billboard top hits early in 1983. I remember one line from that song that … Continue reading

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A New Question, for a New Year

Rather than our resolutions, Jesus asks for a re-commitment of our love to Him. Continue reading

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This Christmas I remember Jesus – Meek and Humble of Heart

Of all the things that are incredible to me about Jesus’ birth there is one that stands out above all others. I’m mystified by the Virgin Birth – how exactly did that happen? I’m in wonder at the way Joseph … Continue reading

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Pastor, who are you voting for?

The subject line is a question, as a Pastor, that I hear often. I get it. People within my circle of influence are confused by our current choices, so they want to know where I stand on the election. To … Continue reading

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The Gender Neutral Bathroom Controversy

I do not often re-post a Blog but Sam Rainer has given some good thoughts on a very timely and controversial issue. While it is entitled, “What Pastors Can Do…” It’s really, in my opinion, helpful for any believer on … Continue reading

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“It’s All About HIM, Not It.”

That subject line was the last line of an apology sent by someone who had walked away from the church I was leading more than a decade ago. What brought on the contrite heart and the statement? To answer that … Continue reading

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The Promise Seen in Darkness

In Genesis 15 we are presented with one of the more remarkable if not mysterious interchanges between a man and God.  In this case it is Abram (later named Abraham) and the way he receives the promise from God that … Continue reading

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