Tag Archives: Christians

The Christian Church

What do we mean by New Testament Christian Church? What was different about the early Jerusalem Christians who were Jews and continued to meet in the Temple? The difference is Christ and it should be obvious. Join us as we … Continue reading

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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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We Should Be All About Thanksgiving

November 8, 2015     |     text: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22  Please and thank you are magic words. Did we all learn that rule as children? My wife often says “You attract more flies with honey than vinegar.” The … Continue reading

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Salt of the Earth, Light of the World

November 1, 2015     |     text: Matthew 5:13-16 Salt and light. I thought to myself “Surely I’ve preached on this before.” I looked back through the archives of the church website. I mentioned it in a newspaper … Continue reading

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Christians and Halloween

Originally published in The Calhoun Times October 24, 2015  Anytime I am asked a direct question in the form of “What do Christians believe about (fill in the blank)?” I say it depends on which Christians you ask. Some Christians … Continue reading

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What is the Gospel?

Originally published in The Calhoun Times October 11, 2015 The short answer is “good news.” Gospel is a Greek word that was transliterated into English Bibles. Instead of translating the word we just use the Greek word and learn its … Continue reading

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Heaven, Hell and the Gospel

October 4, 2015     |     text: Isaiah 11:1-10 Billy Graham once sat down to write a sermon on angels but found his library offered very few resources on that topic. He set out to look up every … Continue reading

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