Monthly Archives: September 2011

Worship as a Weapon

(2 Corinthians 10:3-5 NIV)  For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. {4} The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power … Continue reading

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It’s really quite a chatty world after all

I must be the only one in this world of ours that truly appreciates quietness. Maybe it’s old-age stomping its tired old boots, but I think the world has gotten just a little bit noisier. As I got older, I … Continue reading

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Witnessing or Religious Harassment?

After Jesus ascended on a cloud into heaven the disciples were left to establish the Church.  The power of the Holy Spirit enabled them but they still had problems to overcome.  Their task was not easy.  A small group of … Continue reading

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The Unsuspecting Assault

When did God leave our educational system? Why did he leave? Is he coming back? These are questions that many Americans are finally asking. This is based on information I have been reading on forums and social networks like facebook … Continue reading

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Mr. Politician, leave the middle-class alone

I’m not quite sure where the term “middle class” came from. I can never remember using it in any conversations I’ve ever had. In fact, the only time I hear the phrase is when some politician is speaking. From the … Continue reading

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Maturing in Christ

As a child and even into my teenage years I sometimes looked at my dad’s hands.  They were rugged and wrinkled a bit but they were so large that I couldn’t imagine ever getting hands that large.  Somehow his hands … Continue reading

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I’m not broke, I’m just financially challenged

As I was listening to the president give his speech on the country’s economy last week I was simultaneously trying to balance my checkbook. Math was never my strong suit. In fact, when it comes to math, I do not … Continue reading

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When Fidelity Fails

(John 3:29 NIV)  The bride belongs to the bridegroom. The friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens for him, and is full of joy when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. That joy is mine, and it is now complete. … Continue reading

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God’s Beautiful Creatures

Growing up one of my favorite fun things to do was swim. I looked forward to summer all year just so I could go swim in the local pool. My mother would drop me off in the morning as soon … Continue reading

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Where have all the heroes gone?

In celebrating the 10th anniversary of one of the most horrific events in the history of the United States one cannot help but reflect back on the past decade. We have come a long way, but I am wondering if … Continue reading

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Building the Kingdom

Two of my children asked me to come see a play that they were involved with this week.  It was called “Heaven’s Gate, Hell’s Flames”.  It is a very realistic representation of what happens after death.  There were various scenes … Continue reading

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