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All Show, No Substance (Malachi 1:6-14)

After attending church one Sunday morning, a little boy knelt at his bedside that night and prayed, “Dear God, we had a good time at church today. I wish you had been there!” We laugh because we know the truth … Continue reading

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My Denomination

While flying home from Chicago, after attending an incredible Immersion Conference hosted by the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), I reflected on some of the many things I learned and experienced. This conference was a small group (about 50) of likeminded … Continue reading

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Storytelling (Luke 20:9-19)

There is nothing like a good story told by an expert storyteller. In fact, I maintain that a good story, orally told by a great storyteller, is more captivating then reading a book or watching a movie. There are few … Continue reading

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A Slave to Forgiveness (Luke 17:1-10)

I’m sure we all know the children’s poem, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” The first published version of this poem was in the Christian Recorder, 1862. Since it first appeared, is has … Continue reading

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For WILLIAM GAIGE BOLDEN (Thursday, December 15, 2016)

I will never forget where I was and what I was doing on Sunday, December 11, 2016. At approximately 8:50am, while at church, I received a phone call from my wife, Misty, that our 25 year old nephew, William Gaige … Continue reading

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Woes Xs 6 = 8 Signs (Luke 11:37-54)

The story is told of a farmer who had become restless at his work. He began praying for a sign from God about something else he could do besides farming. One day he saw a strange cloud formation that spelled … Continue reading

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It’s All or Nothing (Luke 11:14-28)

The last two springs, Misty and I have had a problem with little birds, I think they are sparrows, nesting in our garage. I have tried to get them out, but they keep getting back in. We never leave our … Continue reading

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