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Christians and Voting

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, March 5th.  Let me begin by saying that I do not tell my congregation how to vote or who to vote for and I’m not even going to suggest to my readers how they … Continue reading

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The Luke 15 Parable

Luke 15:11-32 is well known to most people as the Parable of the Prodigal Son. That title is something of a misnomer but “The Parable of the Forgiving Father” is not likely to catch on anytime soon. Like so many … Continue reading

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Empty Boxes

    Valentine’s Day is coming up this weekend. At our house that means markers, scissors, glue, stickers and oddly cut scraps of colored paper and cardstock. It’s the same at Easter, Christmas and birthday parties as well, and not just the … Continue reading

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God’s Great Love

Valentine’s Day is coming up in about a week. Like Halloween, it’s one of those non-holidays that different churches will handle differently. Some will have a Valentine’s banquet or a “True Love Waits” event for their youth, while others will … Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stage

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, January 30 Experiencing God author Henry Blackaby says that God speaks to us in many different ways, including through His Word the Bible, prayer, circumstances and the church. Some of those seem obvious. The … Continue reading

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It Says So in the Bible

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, January 23rd  It’s been cold lately, maybe you’ve noticed. The spring-like weather that lasted into December, and the daily highs in the 70’s the week of Christmas, stand in stark contrast to the upper … Continue reading

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David’s Delight

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, January 9th  Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in … Continue reading

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It Used to be Called Gossip

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, January 16th No doubt by now you know there was a big lottery drawing this week. On Monday there was a meme circulating on social media about how poverty could be done away with … Continue reading

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The Lord is Come

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, December 26th How was your Christmas? I don’t know if you will get the paper on Friday or Saturday but I’m sure by now the stockings are empty and we’re all stuffed. Now we … Continue reading

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The Incarnation

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, December 19th I love Christmas. That’s exactly what I said before writing a series of articles about angels, wise men and the nativity. As a pastor, Bible teacher and religion columnist I wanted to … Continue reading

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