Tag Archives: faithfulness

Thoughts, Plots and Other Dangerous Activities

One day this past week, I got up a little earlier than usual and to keep from waking up the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage I got my coffee and went to the back porch to enjoy a quiet early … Continue reading

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War of the Roses

WAR OF THE ROSES Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car. Billy Sunday When my husband, Donny and I first started serving at a small Baptist Church, we … Continue reading

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Stones made of Sand

Have you ever really wondered what Jesus wrote in the sand? I have. John 8 goes into detail about the woman who was caught in adultery. The obvious intention of her “stoners” was to stone her for this sin. Where … Continue reading

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A Meeting of the Minds

You know the feeling.  You’ve been there before.  You wrestle one more time with the issue of whether you should go to church tomorrow morning.  It’s one more Sunday morning session ( Saturday morning for some folks) that you feel … Continue reading

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Marriage By Any Other Name

The sweetest of unions Cannot achieve What only two people Can truly believe Their union transcends Each of their roles Where once were two halves Now lives one Whole Each of us brings different perspectives to the discussion of marriage … Continue reading

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Clouds without Rain

(Jude 1:3-4 NIV)  Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt I had to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to … Continue reading

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Fox Hole Christianity

(Mat 8:19-20 NIV)  Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” {20} Jesus replied, “Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man … Continue reading

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Obedience is Better

When Israel cried out for a king in order that they might be like other nations God warned them that the king would forget God.  They persisted in their request and God gave them what they asked.  Saul was a … Continue reading

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A Thread of Compassion

Growing up with a pastor-father, I knew the book of James inside and out. At least I thought I did: control the tongue, ask the Lord for wisdom, and remember not to merely listen to the Word but to do … Continue reading

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When God Overloads Us

 Have you ever known someone who seemed perfect?  No matter what they did they seem to always get the job done.  They’re always right, even when you think they aren’t.  I don’t mean they think they’re right.  I mean they … Continue reading

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