Monthly Archives: August 2015

Chevelle vs. Fire Truck – Another Day of Ministry

I had completed my morning pastoral routines and had ten or fifteen minutes before a lunch appointment.  Have you ever been in a situation where you have a couple of minutes of time to redeem but don’t want to start … Continue reading

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What Counts in Living for Christ?

This month as we watch our kids returning to school or are beginning classes ourselves, let’s do some divine arithmetic!  There are three passages in the New Testament in which the Apostle Paul tells us “what counts.”  These passages bear a … Continue reading

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“Logic on Fire” – Whose Line Is It Anyway?

“You must have light and heat, sermon plus preaching.  Light without heat  never affects anybody; heat without light is of no permanent value.  It may have a passing temporary effect but it does not really help your people and build … Continue reading

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Love Is Patient

  “Love is patient, love is kind.  It does not envy…”  This description of love from 1 Corinthians is familiar to most of us.  Maybe too familiar!  Have you ever thought that it is odd that the most well known … Continue reading

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“Know When to Walk Away…”

The Gambler in Kenny Rogers’ song offers sage advice when he turns to his fellow traveler on a train bound for nowhere and tells him that he needs to “know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when … Continue reading

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