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Now that you've preached your first sermon...

Greetings Pastor!

I congratulate you on your first Sunday! From all accounts it appears that you got off to a good start and for that I am very thankful, for your preaching/teaching responsibilities is one of the most important things you will do as a pastor. 327 more words


Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Donald S. Whitney, Carol Stream, IL:  NAVPRESS, 2014.  Paperback, 304 pp.

The theme for this book on spiritual discipline is scriptural: “Exercise thyself…unto godliness” (I Timothy 4:7). 888 more words

Christian Life

Celebrating 10 Years all through 2018

January has been a busy month.  My previous entry included a Vision Kick-Off for Saddleback Church.  I wanted to save a recent blog my friend, DJ, ran across on a national website: … 308 more words

Personal Devotions

Parashah Va'Era - "I Appeared"

Please join my family in studying the Scriptures for this week’s Parashah Va’Era, which means “I Appeared”.

Scripture Readings:

  •  Torah – Exodus 6:2-9:35
  •  Haftarah:  Ezekiel 28:25-29:21…
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Fertile Ground

My morning devotions focused on being a fertile ground upon which the L-rd can sow His Word in my soul and His seed will grow strong within me as I rooted in the truth. 475 more words

Read the "Old Testament" without falling asleep

Admit it.  You’ve done it, too.

You pick up the Bible at 11PM at night and see “Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites….” and your eyes glaze over and you decide a one-minute devotional with a happy Proverb will have to do. 1,045 more words

Leadership; May 20, 2017

Joshua 6:16 The seventh time around, when the priests sounded the trumpet blast, Joshua commanded the people, “Shout! For the Lord has given you the city!” 573 more words