Tag Archives: grace

A Brief But Powerful Prayer

This week’s words for the week are a brief but powerful prayer from Robert Louis Stevenson. Give us grace and strength to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind. Spare to us our friends and soften to … Continue reading

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My Name Is Sam … and Heaven Is Still Shining Through

I am so excited! My latest book – My Name Is Sam … and Heaven Is Still Shining Through – has been uploaded and is due to be released on or about July 1. The fictional memoir is an extension … Continue reading

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Liberated

Today the scriptures teach us that the Gospel of Jesus Christ, above all other things, is liberation. We see this dynamic all over our story from Acts (Acts 16:16-34). We read Paul and Silas, as they minister in Philippi, attract … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Name

Another Friday. Another Five Minute Friday post. I don’t think I’ve ever told you how important these five minute writing exercises are to me {yeah, you’ve heard it before … just about every week}. They are. I look forward to … Continue reading

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Preaching, Teaching and Reaching

Nothing is set in stone as yet, but it appears I may be making regular pulpit appearances around northern Maine in the coming months. I had a very good conversation with the district superintendent Wednesday expressing my willingness to serve … Continue reading

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Wedding Witness

I was truly blessed last weekend, watching my grandson Ryan and his now wife Maddi share their vows. A new journey began and I was fortunate to watch it unfold. As I’ve gotten older, I appreciate those milestone moments — … Continue reading

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Salvation’s Story

This week’s devotion is from the Assembly of God’s Word for Today. Frank usually read about sports or outdoor living, but his sister had given him several gently used novels. He found himself reading a romance where the main character … Continue reading

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