I’m Calling It.

I love reading the little book of Philippians. The deep love in Paul’s heart for the church he planted there and his desire to encourage and strengthen them permeates the epistle. The letter contains some of the most incredibly  Continue reading

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Are You Talkin’ to Me?

As you might suspect, I noticed some changes on my way to joining the “mature adult” crowd; i.e., becoming a verifiable “antique human being”. One was that too many years of running  Continue reading

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Ancient Ruins ~ Unexpected Revelations

I wish I could share every unforgettable moment that Diane and I experienced during our time in the Holy Land earlier this year. Unfortunately, I can’t do that, but today I’d like to highlight  Continue reading

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Another Look at Kindness ~ A Virtue Worth Reviving

I was just a Southern country redneck in my early twenties when the company I worked for sent me up to New York City for some training. I spent much of my early life on a little family farm and didn’t even live on paved road until my late teens. I had never stayed in an actual “hotel” or seen a  Continue reading

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As Good as Dead

Sometimes we read comments that God recorded in His Word that move in and out of our mind relatively unnoticed. They might be tucked into passages we’ve read hundreds, even thousands, of times but never really thought about. We see them with our eyes, but in our minds, they  Continue reading

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The “Rest” of the Story

After years of what we refer to as “Bible study,” I’ve learned a couple of things about God. One is that when it comes to our spiritual development, God is never  Continue reading

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