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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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WWJP (Luke 11:1-13)

I’m going to start a new fad to replace an old fad. The old fad is the bracelet WWJD (What Would Jesus Do). That phrase, What Would Jesus Do?, actually comes from a novel written in 1896 by Kansas minister, … Continue reading

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The Good and the Better (Luke 10:38-42)

It’s always harder to do right and easier to do wrong. But what is really difficult is choosing the better over the good. In other words, often, we can get stuck doing what is good and miss out on what … Continue reading

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