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Ash Wednesday has come and gone, and we are now in the season of Lent. For some, the only way they might know it is the uptick in Friday fish fries (most other years) until Easter. For those more in … more
A current popular trend is to revise the stories of American heroes. Certainly, historical revisions are appropriate when facts provide new information. However, not all revisions are … more
When you are a minister, you get lots of calls for help, lots of calls. You try to use discernment, because you obviously can’t help everyone Recently, I received a call from a retired social … more
Last Sunday we celebrated Valentine’s Day, the holiday dedicated to love. The following day, February 15, my good friends Gail and Opal celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. On … more
I am a huge Chiefs fan. I lived as a little boy within earshot of the stadiums. I cheered for Christian Okoye, Derrick Thomas, Neil Smith, Priest Holmes, and now Patrick Mahomes. Many have been … more
All of us occasionally fall into the trap of viewing important things as if they are insignificant. At other times we make the opposite mistake, foolishly turning small things into issues which seem … more
My friend Dave Coombs sent me an incredible story of heroism that I want to share. Roddie Edmonds enlisted at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia on March 17, 1941, and rose to the rank of master sergeant by … more
The Bible says in Psalm 119:105, “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” We preachers appreciate verses like that. Most of us have preached on that verse, and no doubt all … more
Not everything that is commonly known is worth saying or repeating. Consider two examples. Feel free to finish the sayings.There was an old woman who lived in a shoe......then whipped them all … more
The following quote is not found in any published work of John Wesley, but it is often credited to him. Whether he said it or not, it is a very perceptive way to live: “Do all the good you can, … more
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