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Five Minute Friday — Meet … Greet, Thanks and Praise

I’m going to deviate a little from this week’s Five Minute Friday (a day late) to expand the prompt from MEET to MEET, GREET, THANKS and PRAISE. Accordingly, it will be more than five minutes (but, hopefully, not  much more). … Continue reading

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Prayer — Compartment or Lifestyle

One of my morning rituals is to read Ron Hutchcraft’s “A Word with You.” Ron doesn’t preach at you. He talks to you … like a friend, a trusted friend. And he understands there is a connection between what is … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer — 2014

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, I “borrowed” some words my wife wrote, which have become … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Still

It took me about three seconds to determine the direction I would take for this week’s Five Minute Friday. The prompt is STILL and I was immediately drawn to Psalm 46:10 — Be still and know that I am God. … Continue reading

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Moses, Peter and Us

May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Moses. Peter. You and me. Hmmm. How are we going to connect the three? It’s kind of … Continue reading

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Love! Love! Love!

If you heard a loud raucous roar coming from the Brownstone Inn in Paterson, NJ, this afternoon, it wasn’t a rowdy riot … it was a loving celebration that may have raised some decibel levels a little bit past normal. … Continue reading

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Do You Feel It?

Just sharing my thoughts from the pulpit today. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Do you feel it. Do you FEEL it. Do … Continue reading

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