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Pace and Direction in Life has Changed

When I started this blog back in the summer of 2009, it was my way of taking others along on a journey. I was stepping off the path I had been on and going down a road which was very new for me, with lots of new things to examine and describe along the way. 375 more words

Rediscovering the Shepherd's Heart

Having been a minister for over 25 years, I have come to a place where I wonder if pastors have forgotten what their primary calling is. 524 more words

Church

Breakout

The name of this week’s blog isn’t a tribute to the mid-80’s pop sensation ‘Swing Out Sister’ – a band synonymous with smooth grooves and sharp haircuts – rather it refers to the adept escapology skills demonstrated recently by a couple of the lambs when we tried to wean them off of their mothers. 465 more words

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The Power of a Story

I love to hear people’s life stories. I really do. I either find out that we grew up close by, or we have a mutual friend, or that, somewhere in their past, we share a similar hurtful experience. 407 more words

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God, My Stronghold. Reflections on Psalm 62.

“My soul waits in silence for God only;  From Him is my salvation.

He only is my rock and my salvation,

My stronghold;  I shall not be greatly shaken.” 135 more words

Bible

Do You Care?

My kids will tell you that they already know what they are going to put on my headstone when God finally calls me home. They will tell you that it is the statement that they heard me say over and over and over again whenever they would come to me with a trivial problem or argument. 445 more words

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Catholics Reviewed

1 John 5:21 “Little children (believers in Christ), keep from idols” warned Christ!

2 Thessalonians 2:11 God sends strong delusions…

Protestants Don’t Think…
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