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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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