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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Samson- Repentance (Character Counts)

Football is over; baseball has not yet started. That means it is basketball season – and March Madness is coming! I like basketball – it’s five teammates against five teammates. It’s simple and to the point… most of the time. There are … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Gideon – Perseverance

  No one wakes up in the morning and prays, “God, please increase my perseverance.” It just isn’t in us to want more perseverance – because the only way to grow perseverance is to be tested – over and over again – … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: David – Compassion (Character Counts Series)

David was a man after God’s own heart. He was also a courageous boy with a hand full of rocks, an outlaw and fugitive, a singer, an adulterer, a king, and a seeker. But in Second Samuel 9:1-12, he was something … Continue reading

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Things Jesus Never Said: The World Is Going To Hell

I remember the voice more than I can distinguish the man’s features as I look back into my college career. (It’s getting farther and farther away, you know!) He would appear in the spring, when the weather was warm enough … Continue reading

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Letter To My Younger Self (A Mustard Seed Musing)

For my English class, I instructed students to write a letter to their younger selves to see what advice they could give, and what they might learn from the reflection. To be fair, I thought I should write one myself. I am … Continue reading

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Things Jesus Never Said: “Some Sins Are Worse Than Others”

I recently read a story told about a pastor who advertised his sermon titles several weeks in advance. One title was “How To Be Poor” and no one showed up. But one week, he advertised that the sermon would be “The 752 … Continue reading

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My American (Mis)Adventures In Canada (Several Mustard Seed Thoughts)

O Canada! Niagara Falls is beautiful, the people are lovely, and … wow, what a ride. If you want to know how used to your own comfort you are, take a trip out of the country – even if the … Continue reading

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