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Working Hard Can Never Replace Obedience

Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil?  Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? 
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Spiritual Awareness


Because of envy, Caiaphas, the high priest of Israel, had willingly become a pawn in the hand of Satan. 400 more words

Christian MInistry


                        When I used to have an actual office, I frequently had people show up asking for something. Sometimes, it was fairly innocuous stuff:  someone wanting me to perform a wedding or borrow a hymn book or a get a photocopy made or needing some money for groceries.  698 more words


"Would You Speak About 'Ministry Today'?"

“Would you be willing to speak briefly to my seminary students?”

In the weeks since one of my best friends and most capable colleagues made that request of me, along with eight or nine other ministers, a fine group whose quality I can only dilute, I’ve been pondering what to say about “Ministry Today.” 548 more words

Don't You See?

Don’t you see the struggle in my eyes?

The constant battle within me

Falling, falling, falling

Into deep murky water

I drown

I scream

Chest constricts… 228 more words


Forgotten Amongst Autumn Leaves

I often find weekends difficult.  Challenging.  Testing.  Tough.  Tricky and often disappointing.  Each time I set myself up for disappointment and what can I do? Nothing.  739 more words


Starting in Nursing Home Ministry - Session Two

Here in the second session we look at beginning in nursing home ministry as in packing our bags for the mission field. Our mission field is different but many of the things we need to do are similar. 30 more words