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Potato Candy Recipe

I recently stumbled upon a potato candy recipe. I have never made it before and have perhaps tasted it once or twice in my life. Potato candy does not sound appealing. I know those words have already elevated the blood … Continue reading

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The author of confusion

Over the last 12 years I have written over 1,700 innocuous posts about how an earthly thing reminds me of a heavenly, Kingdom of God thing. Of course, “innocuous” means unlikely to provoke an adverse reaction. This may or may … Continue reading

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For one’s benefit or destruction?

This morning I was texting with someone about ambulance coverage for the day and the conversation spilled over into a little philosophy. They said they hated to see me stay home from the mission today in case we get an … Continue reading

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A Bible Story

A couple of days ago I went to pick up a new chair that someone gave to us. We still have some furniture that is 36 years old from when we got married, including a sleeper sofa. However, in general, … Continue reading

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An open letter to Wesley Chapel UMC Short Gap

I was 23 years old and did not know the difference between the Church of Christ, the Baptists, the Mormons, or the Methodists… Continue reading

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Jehovah Jireh – The God who provides

Yesterday it was announced that 660,000 Operation Christmas Child boxes will be going to Ukraine and Ukrainian border areas. Continue reading

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God alone knows

There is a window ledge outside my office. Sometimes, as happened a few moments ago, a bird will come perch on the ledge and then run back and forth chirping and chirping. When they do this, they are often facing … Continue reading

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Freedom provided by God and currently allowed by America

After many months of posting nothing but my blogs and sermons on Facebook, I hope you will read this to allow me to explain my recent posts. I know I am being called to speak out freely as a citizen of the United States. Much as Paul claimed his rights as a citizen late in Acts 16… Continue reading

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Brenda Long Eulogy

These are the words I spoke at the funeral home on behalf of the Short Gap Volunteer Fire Department. For the glory of God and in thankfulness to Him for Brenda Long, I share this with you – and for … Continue reading

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The Fiddle-dee-dee Factor and the Challenge of Profound Change

Originally posted on People Need Jesus:
by Bob Phillips My wife was raised on a dairy farm in rural northern Pennsylvania. The other day she shared a memory from her youth. The barn housing the cows caught fire, most likely…

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