Category Archives: Hard times

Putting my phone in bacon grease

I am reminded that we often think we know how things are going to turn out, and we are often wrong. Continue reading

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Faith in spite of reasons to doubt

My sermon Sunday was from Acts 3 about God, through Peter and John, healing and allowing a lame man to walk.  I’ve heard it preached over and over and I have preached that story myself more than once.  I have … Continue reading

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How the enemy steals and destroys

Sometimes I talk a good game, but I do fear the devil. I read about what he did to Job. I see how he takes down pastors, church leaders, and public professors of faith like Hugh Freeze. Continue reading

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Maybe one more prayer will do it

Bart Millard from MercyMe shared a testimony about how he feels about his son who has been a diabetic since he was 2 years old.  His son is now a teenager.  He said as they were leaving a doctors appointment, … Continue reading

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Giving up on God

We got in at 10:00 Saturday night from a week in Haiti.  When I go on mission trips, I like to keep things as normal as possible at the church, which is why I was led to do the bulletin … Continue reading

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All I can do is trust Him

About a month ago Diane and I were in Aldi’s grocery store and we watched a girl put a big, handwritten pink sign in the meat department.  When she walked away I went over and looked and it said “Chicken … Continue reading

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Celebrating before the final victory

Sunday after the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 7-0, the Ottawa coach said, “We know they’re a better team. Everybody knows that on the planet. They’re the Stanley Cup champions. They’re the best team in the league. That’s no … Continue reading

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