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Nashville-based Singer/Songwriter Lance Herring to Guest on AVFOT Radio Program today at Noon CST

Lance Herring is a native Orlando and Nashville-based singer/songwriter, with a passion for people and an unbridled love for the ocean. This seasoned artist is beginning to break through and take his place on the music scene with his strong vocals and relevant lyrics. 159 more words

A Voice For Our Time

The Challenges of Living a Life FULLY given to Jesus Christ - A Voice from Pakistan

There’s little doubt that Christians in Middle East nations have a completely different set of challenges than those in the industrialized nations of the west. We all need food, shelter, and water, but our brothers and sisters in Islamic countries live in constant danger of losing their lives over one simple fact; they are Christian. 608 more words


Brain Dump - July 17, 2014

Once my schedule shifts into summer mode, I try to capture a variety of random ideas and thoughts into a weekly brain dump.



Was your church history was like mine? The primary message from all preaching and teaching was a self-improvement homework assignment to be started at the end of class, and continued after hours until you came back the next time the doors were open so you could find out what you missed. 613 more words

Spiritual Growth

WORSHIP: Place, by Doris Grumbach

From The Presence of Absence

Most of the faithful give evidence of their belief in public places.  For them, worship is a communal act carried out in a consecrated or holy place where ceremony is predetermined, and the actions and postures of the body – kneeling, bowing, standing, making symbolic signs – are prescribed, almost automatic, so many times in a lifetime have they been performed.   730 more words


SERMON: Transformed Nonconformist, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind. (Romans 12:2)

“Do not conform” is difficult advice in a generation when crowd pressures have unconsciously conditioned our minds and feet to move to the rhythmic drumbeat of the status quo.  

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GOD 101: The Matter Of Authority

This wasn’t what I had in mind when I contemplated writing about authority and power.  The difference.  The balance.

But it’s a start.

And this start itself began while sitting in church a few weeks ago.   1,285 more words