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Mentors – Get Some: 1 of 20 Looking Back, Looking Ahead – Part 1

I am no Charles Spurgeon. Were I to write something similar to his, Lectures to My Students, it would not be read widely and not reach the acclaim Otis David Fuller lauds on Spurgeon’s book full of advice and instruction.… Continue reading

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A New Series: 20 for 20 Looking Back and Ahead

From last Sunday’s sermon, or at least in my notes,  . . .

No doubt their have been times when you and I have looked at one another and wondered, “When will it end?” I really hope not. But, I am a realist that it could be. And you

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What Is A Christian To Do About Refugees?

My grandboys call me Doc, or PaPa Doc. The nickname may have come when Nathan and I met and began working on staff together. “Hey Doc,” would begin a sentence or question. Our girls thought that would be a cute distinction between their “Grandpas.”… Continue reading

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Maybe the Best Question from a 5th Grader

Pastor for more than 25 years and there is no end to the questions one might receive from a young person. Over the years you become accustomed to questions about Heaven, Hell, pets, and other existential queries any normal elementary age child might ask.… Continue reading

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We Talk Too Much About Hobby Lobby – There Are Greater Dangers

Embarrassed. A friend and I had two rather lengthy conversations about the recent Supreme Court ruling regarding the Hobby Lobby case.… Continue reading

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