Monthly Archives: December 2018

The End Of 2018

Today is usually the day when we look back at the year that was. I don’t know about you, but my normal method of operation is to look back on my year and think of ways I could have done … Continue reading

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Messy Christmas

It’s not just beginning to look a lot like Christmas. It’s almost Christmas and I hope that you’ve been enjoying the ride toward the celebration of the birth of Jesus. I hope that maybe you’ve even enjoyed the messiness of … Continue reading

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Why Am I Doing This Again?

I’m looking at the lovely aftermath of a children’s theatre showing of “The Muppet’s Christmas Carol” that our church hosted in the building where we worship. It was so fun to see what kids can do, how sweet they are, … Continue reading

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Did I Do That?

Never ever overlook a moment when someone is taking the time to thank you for how you’ve helped them in their journey through life! When that happens you absolutely have to stop everything and see how miraculous it is that … Continue reading

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Our Church Is *Rich

I sat at the head of our long dining table looking around at the great wealth God has granted to the church where I serve. I marveled at how “rich” we were with God’s provision. Aleta and I were hosting … Continue reading

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Slow It Down

The pace is getting hectic now. We’re all filling the calendar with office parties, church events, shopping, neighborhood gatherings and more. There is a lot of rushed movement around the holidays, but consider this thought today. It’s something I stumbled … Continue reading

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Conflict. My Favorite.

It’s funny how easy it is for me to tell others what to do. I sound so wise when I sit with other pastors, or anyone in ministry, who is dealing with a difficult conflict they’d rather ignore and I … Continue reading

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