Monthly Archives: December 2012

Something worth sharing on Facebook

I love it when kids get puppies, but am disappointed when 10,000 people will click ‘like’ for them to get a puppy and a pastor can be sitting in a prison in Iran for preaching the Gospel and 1,200 people care and so few people share it. Continue reading

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A reminder to pray for Ray Redman

Our church has been in prayer for Ray Redman.  Ray has cancer.  It’s not uncommon for a church to pray for one of their own.  It’s not really unusual for churches to pray for others who the church people know.  … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions are worthless without Jesus

4 days before New Year’s Eve and many people who know they are starting a diet in 5 days are eating everything in sight. Continue reading

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Ringing the Bells 28 Times

We rang our church bell (in full disclosure, we have the automated chimes) 27 times at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.  One time for each person who was murdered in Connecticut – 26 at the elementary school and 1 in the … Continue reading

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We’re still here. Why am I not surprised?

Although the day is not over, it is Dec. 21 and it appears the world is not going to end as some people incorrectly interpreted the Mayans predicting.  Why am I not surprised?  Some things are so predictable. Dec. 21 … Continue reading

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The Light Shines in the Darkness

what frustrates the devil and what is absolutely true is that out of the darkness comes light. Every time something horrible happens and Satan celebrates, God turns the tables and brings something good out of it. Continue reading

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I didn’t ask for enough, in Jesus’ Name…

We are… fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased. Continue reading

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God owes us no explanation

“God expects no complaining on our part and offers no explanation on His part.” I don’t know if I agree with that sentence. I do know I don’t like that sentence. Continue reading

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Word – Amazing start to the day

This may be the most important blog I’ve written this year. Jesus might just use it to change your life. Continue reading

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The steadfast love of God

“In my life, there is but one constant, the one thing I can rely on, no matter what I’m dealing with, and that’s the steadfast love of God.” ~ Jimmy Greene, whose youngest daughter Ana Marquez-Greene was killed in the … Continue reading

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