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Washed…

Recently I was invited to visit a baptism service at another local church attended by a friend of mine. I don’t remember the context of how baptism came up in our conversation but his comment to me was, “I guarantee … Continue reading

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A new chapter…

Recently I was asked by a friend of mine to help develop a Christ centered, 12 step small group support ministry at a local live in transitional home for recovering addicts. We had been talking about doing this for a … Continue reading

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A turning point…

“It is usually better to be obedient than to be miserable…” Warning – this one is a bit long… You would think I would get that phrase – especially after having applied it to several different areas of my life … Continue reading

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Relationship first, behavior third…

As I sit here in my hotel room just outside Akron, Ohio I keep reflecting back on something that jumped out to me last week as I prepared my lesson for Freedom Groups. In preparing my series on the fear … Continue reading

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Chasing the wind…

John 8:32 tells us, “Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Many of us are familiar with that verse. I know I have read it many times. Jesus was specifically addressing a group of … Continue reading

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Moments of clarity…

I have often heard others speak of having unique, often bone-jarring, moments of clarity in rare and specific situations in their life. Moments where one is presented with a situation or circumstance that brings into extreme focus that which both … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving rest….

Thanksgiving, that one time of year where it’s politically correct to express what we are thankful for… As I reflect back over the previous year I realize I have much to be thankful for in my life. A wonderful wife … Continue reading

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