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What I’ve Learned from Running

I have never been a consistent runner. There have been a few attempts attempts at trying to get in the swing of it for the sake of getting into shape but motivation was highly lacking. In some instances an old college knee injury crept up and sidelined those attempts. Then Read more…

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On The Latest Police Shootings

In the last few days the news and social media has been filled with accounts of two african americans being shot by police. The facts are still muddy, but tempers are flaring. I’ve seen some of the video footage and have read some of the accounts. Regardless of exact circumstances Read more…

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What Lies Ahead

We are on a journey with an unknown destination. We must pull up our stakes and move on, but we have no idea to where God will lead us. I almost feel like Abraham when God told him to, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house Read more…

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Word Made Flesh

We all get things wrong. It’s time to get over it and move on. According to my high school chemistry teacher, who had a PH.D. in brain studies, we retain knowledge better if we get it wrong and later correct ourselves. The connections between our neurons is strengthened from the Read more…

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Idols and Repentance

Last Sunday, I preached on Jeremiah 10:6-10. This passage provides a wonderful reminder of God’s greatness. It also points out the sheer stupidity of following anything or anyone besides Him. These verses form a song of praise that welled up in Jeremiah as he reflected on God’s message and actions. Read more…

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Where have I been?

I have pretty much let my website and blog go by the wayside. I have been far to pre-occupied with adjusting to a new culture and ministry setting. Instead of wiring blog posts that no one will read I have been spending time with family, doing quite a bit of Read more…

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Around the Table

Today, I gave a farewell communion meditation at Jefferson Street Christian Church. It was our last time to worship and gather around the Lord’s Table with them before moving onto the next phase in our walk with Christ. Next Sunday will mark the beginning of our service at Henshaw Christian Read more…

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Living Memorials

You have been waiting a long time for the promises of God to come true in your life. You and your fellow countrymen have been sentenced to a life of wandering in the desert for the last 40 years as punishment for not trusting God. Moses has died and his Read more…

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Vanishing Hope

Everything that you had known has been obliterated. It is the third day since the guy you were convinced was the Messiah was brutally killed. You left your job and spent most of the last three years apart from your family. But the miracles you witnessed and the teaching that Read more…

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