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Some Time With A Benevolent Czar

On Tuesday night, I had dinner with David Benjamin, who was my tennis coach at Princeton University from 1980-1984.  Here we are at a local Princeton eatery: read more

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Sovereignty & Money

John Piper said it this way:
“He (Jesus) said more about money than he did about heaven and hell because where your treasure is there will your heart be also. So why do we have money? Money is God’s idea, what’s it for? Here’s the reason we have money: we have money to use it in such a way that we show that money is not our God, but God is our God. That’s why we have money. Money is given to us to use it in such a way to show the world that money is not our treasure but Christ is our treasure. That’s why we have money.”
Brilliant. read more

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TOP FIVE TUESDAY — Top Five Reflections From A Carolina Cross Connection Trip

TOP FIVE TUESDAY — Top Five Reflections From A Carolina Cross Connection Inc. Student Mission Trip read more

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Unhappy Campers, Week 4 — Wildwood

One of my favorite of the classic Southern Gospel Camp Meetin’ Songs is The Church In The Wildwood.  Here ya go: read more

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The Social Solitude Of Preaching

Preaching is an intensely solitary activity. read more

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The Methodists Made A Video About US!

The Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (that’s a mouthful, but that’s where I have spent my professional life and that’s the denominational entity of which Good Shepherd is a part) recently made and posted a video about our church. read more

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TOP FIVE TUESDAY — Top Five Benefits Of Reading The Bible NOT AS A BOOK BUT AS A LIBRARY

If you’ve been to Good Shepherd more than once or twice, you have not doubt heard some form of this worship ritual: read more

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