Monthly Archives: August 2017

Are You Going Beyond What Is Written?

Let’s explore an unhealthy attitude that is often condoned in the church… 1 Corinthians 4:6 Now, brothers and sisters, I have applied these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, so that you may learn from us the meaning … Continue reading

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What Does Ministry Require?

When I think of ministry and ministers, I think of this group of men and others like them. I have had the privilege of associating with these men during my 42 years of ministry and especially this group for the … Continue reading

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Charlottesville from a Broader View

Charlottesville may be one of the most recent settings for the display of the poison of hatred and violence, but it certainly is not the first place and, unfortunately, will not be the last. I am no prophet; I am … Continue reading

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The Death of a Church

Sadly, churches, like individuals, die. This has been on my mind and heart recently, since one of our sister churches in my denomination, a church from which the church I pastor sprung up, closed its doors. In fact, it has … Continue reading

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