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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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When Facebook becomes an idol

About three years ago I got my first smartphone.  And one of the first apps I downloaded was Facebook.  And like most of you, there came a point where I realized I was spending too much time on Facebook, yet … Continue reading

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God’s not done

I remember a t-shirt from when I was a kid that had a picture of Garfield the cat and it said, “What, me worry?”  Garfield was not easily flustered.  I tend to worry when I think things are up to … Continue reading

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You’ve tried your way…

I saw a political meme this morning that reminded me of a coaching hire years ago in Tyler County.  The Board of Education was hiring a high school coach and they were down to two candidates.  One person had high … Continue reading

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It was with me all the time

I went to the bank today to cash a check I’ve had for a while.  Standing in the lobby of the bank, I couldn’t find the check.  Believing I must have left it at home, I drove about 6 miles … Continue reading

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What God’s will is not

Sometimes I find it very difficult to know what God’s will is for me.  I remember hearing a sermon one time and the preacher said, “God’s will is whatever”.  He said if you’re a teacher, you can teach 2nd grade … Continue reading

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You who don’t go to church…

I often use the analogy of a person who claims to be a Christian, but doesn’t go to church  is like a ship sailing alone in pirate infested waters.  It’s easy pickings for the enemy.  It’s much more difficult for … Continue reading

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