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Facing Hard Realities

We’ve heard about the sexual abuse in the Catholic church along with all of their attempts at cover-up. Now we hear about the largest Protestant denomination – the Southern Baptist Church. The Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express News are … Continue reading

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The Radiant Goodness Of God

Our church is working our way through the New Testament letter to the churches of ancient Galatia. Galatians does a beautiful job describing the fact that The Gospel (Good News) is┬ánot us performing our way into God’s acceptance, nor is … Continue reading

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A Proverb

I recently stumbled upon this great African Proverb: “If while climbing a tree you insist on going beyond the top, the earth will be waiting for you.” I’ve spent so much of my life trying to go beyond the top … Continue reading

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Really!?

Yesterday one of my friends, and members at our church, faced a very difficult experience. During the downpours of this past weekend, the creek beds nearby overflowed and clogged a big drainage culvert. Once it plugged it sent a 2 … Continue reading

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God’s Project

A good friend of mine just shared with me this awesome insight from the late Dallas Willard. I guess a few years back my friend’s friend, who was a pretty significant pastoral leader, was meeting one on one with Dallas … Continue reading

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The Pay Starts In This Life

The great Spanish Saint Theresa of Avila once made this observation that when we place our trust in Jesus, “The pay starts in this life.” It’s true even in the really hard and sad things. This past Saturday was a … Continue reading

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Missing My Mom

This coming Friday would have been my Mom’s 84th birthday, but God called her home on Leap Day of 2012. I’ve been thinking about my Mom this morning and I realize how much I miss her. Oh I absolutely take … Continue reading

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