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The Feast of William Wilberforce - a homily

Just and eternal God, we give you thanks for the stalwart faith and persistence of your servant William Wilberforce who, undeterred by opposition and failure, held fast to a vision of justice in which no child of yours might suffer in enforced servitude and misery. 766 more words

Church Life

The Most Important Message

I have been asked this question many times. It always goes something like this:

  • Isn’t the message of the harbingers the most important message to America today, don’t you agree?
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The First Youth Ministry Talk I Never Gave

On September 16, 2001, I was planning to deliver my first ever message as a vocational youth minister. It would have been about Philippians 3… 371 more words


Our challenge today is to remember something.

In Revelation 2:5 Jesus address the churches issues. The church body had done some outstanding things and Jesus commends them for it; however, there was one issue he wanted the church to address: they had fallen from their first love. 466 more words

First Love

If I Forget You O Jerusalem...

I’ve never been a big fan of metrics, but sometimes the numbers are so significant that you must pay attention to them. My congregation has an active FB page, with over 700 ‘likes,’ and a common post will garner 2-350 hits. 418 more words