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A Rose We Will Never Forget: Remembering the Life of Rose Ann Pierce

As I was preparing my talk for Grandma Rose’s funeral, the memories flooded my soul and the words kept coming and coming.  By the time I was done, I had a talk that was going to be way too long … Continue reading

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Fallen Friends

I ran across this story as an email sent to me by my dad.  Very touching story and I wanted to share it with all of you. I’m a lover of animals, I have been my whole life.  I guess … Continue reading

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Membership: It Doesn’t Have It’s Privileges (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog we discussed the idea of membership society has and how church membership is a very different type of membership.  You can read Part 1 of the blog here. Each church member has a function … Continue reading

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Membership: It Doesn’t Have It’s Privileges (Part 1)

The problem as I see it with membership in churches is that too many people view it as they see membership in other areas of their lives.  It’s like having a membership to a fancy golf course.  When you think … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Sacrifice (Part 2)

In Part 1, we talked about reasons why the Easter holiday should have as least as much if not more celebration than Christmas due to the eternal importance of what it represents.  If you would like to check it out, … Continue reading

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The Valentines Gift

Another Valentine’s Day has come around again.  A holiday made for people in love.  If you are a woman reading this blog, I want to congratulate you.  Women tend to do such a great job on getting the man in … Continue reading

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Keeping It Simple

The other day in one of my men’s groups a question came up that I have been thinking a lot about lately.  The question was, “Don’t you think being a Christian is really hard?”  Years ago, before I stepped over … Continue reading

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His Glory, Not Others

We have an intimate desire to be praised by others.  We like to have our work and our accomplishments to be praised.  Often, the things that get the most praise from others are contrary to the ways of God.  Instead … Continue reading

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Challenges to Pursue (Part 9)

In this blog series I am going through 15 Challenges that the late Jim Rohn dared us to pursue in our own lives. Today we will be talking about the eighth challenge that Jim Rohn gave us. Conserve Your Time … Continue reading

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St. Patrick: If We Want To Look Like Him We Have to Do More Than Wear Green

As we prepare for yet another St. Patrick’s Day, I would like to take a few moments to give us a short history lesson on who we really are celebrating.  Who was St. Patrick, really? St. Patrick lived a life … Continue reading

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