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Who we are when nobody is watching

My friend and fellow pastor Tom Beckette is moving to another church in the next couple of weeks.  I know he has been to the new church a couple of times to meet people.  I know he has been slowly … Continue reading

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The deal you get when you follow Jesus

I am a bargain shopper.  I always get the sale items, use coupons, and so on.  Yesterday I went to a local grocery store to pick up a few things.  There was a buy one get one free deal on … Continue reading

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In five years…

I sent an email to someone this morning recalling some time we spent together 5-7 years ago.  A lot has happened in our lives the last 5-7 years.  And I am always aware that a lot will happen in the … Continue reading

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It’s too easy to feed people sweets

I had been a pastor for about 3 years when I took about 17 people from our church on their first overnight mission trip to Dayton, OH.  We were helping a church serve their community.  It was there that I … Continue reading

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Did you see on Facebook…….

“Fifty minutes.  That’s the average amount of time, the company (Facebook) said, that users spend each day on its Facebook, Instagram and Messenger platforms (and that’s not counting the popular messaging app WhatsApp).  Maybe that doesn’t sound like so much. … Continue reading

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And then there was one – my three friends who left the ministry

In 2007 God brought four of the most unlikely people together for a season.  I was 1/4 of that group of pastors.  We rode together nearly every weekend for three years to Dayton, Ohio during seminary semesters.  I cannot tell … Continue reading

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You have a role in the kingdom

Yesterday a few people talked to me about their desire for their kids to be part of a vibrant church youth program.  At the onset of the conversation, I assumed it was leading to, “So we are going to find … Continue reading

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