Monthly Archives: January 2018

Lost Love (Revelation 2:1-7)

Someone wisely commented that the opposite of love is not hate, but apathy. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Jesus told a parable about seeds sprouting up … Continue reading

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7 Letters for 7 Churches (Revelation 1:1-20)

Last Sunday, while eating lunch, I received a message from someone who watched last week’s sermon online. From the message, I gathered that somehow, he was listening to my sermon, while sitting in his megachurch, listening to that pastor’s sermon. … Continue reading

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Sometimes I just want to quit. I mean, is it really worth it? Why should I even try? Am I really making a difference? Does anyone really care? What’s the point? What can one guy do? Is anybody listening?

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You Never Know

For the last four years our church has provided emergency shelter for the homeless men in our city. We are trying to put together something for homeless women. Please pray about that with us. Our city has a small, but … Continue reading

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Your Kingdom Come (Matthew 6:9-13)

When I was teaching Sociology at Nashville State Community College, every semester, during the topic of globalization, I would say (somewhat sarcastically) that you can go anywhere in the world, and in any major city, you will find a McDonalds. … Continue reading

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