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The First Step On “The Path Of Most Resistance”: The “Spoiler Alert” Sermon Rewind
February 13, 2017 0

Oh, what fun it was to deliver this message. I had the multi-faceted privileged of . . . Digging deep into Romans 5:1-5; Showing a clip from a pro tennis match I won in 1984 (yes!); Letting people know that “Jaws” is not a good date movie; Leading a demonstration with a batter, waffle iron, Read the full article…

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“The Path Of Most Resistance” Launch — “Spoiler Alert”
February 10, 2017 0

The Path Of Most Resistance  The heaviest weight. The hardest class. The highest mountain. Those difficult challenges are the ones that make us and mature us.  The greater the resistance, the stronger the result. And it’s the same with what we call a living relationship with Jesus Christ.  Even though most of us would like Read the full article…

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What A Day That Will Be
February 9, 2017 0

A lot of you know that I spent they years 1990-1999 pastoring in Monroe, North Carolina, a medium-sized town about 30 miles south and east of Charlotte.  As is typical of United Methodist pastors, I served two churches at the same time (called a two-point charge):  Mt. Carmel was the larger church, where I preached Read the full article…

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Wordsmithing And The One Point Sermon
February 8, 2017 0

Not long ago, I received an email from someone who attended Good Shepherd for a season and then had to move to another part of the country. Anyway, part of his email said that he and his family still remember and use the phrase “forgiveness is learned, so teach it well.” It’s a phrase I Read the full article…

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Things I Never Get Tired Of
February 7, 2017 0

If you know me at all, you know I like my routines. Actually, I love them. Honestly, I live by them. And so in the middle of all that, there are five things above all others that I just never get tired of.  Here they are:   1.Listening to Don Henley’s The Boys Of Summer, Read the full article…

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