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Lesson from Babe Ruth

My morning message to family and friends was a Babe Ruth quote, “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” While I was directing followers to the message, I focused on the speaker … The … Continue reading

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Something Told

I started reading Salted with Fire by Nancy LaRonda Johnson. I stopped quickly … not because Johnson didn’t have a lyrical, descriptive style but because it was a combination of poetry and prose. I just can’t get into poetry. I … Continue reading

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Reeling in the Line

In his Ministry Toolbox newsletter, Rick Warren emphasizes the importance of offering listeners an opportunity to respond to the gospel. He says, “I believe we should always offer unbelievers an opportunity to respond to Christ in a seeker-service. They may … Continue reading

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Praying For You

As we build this community prayer platform, with help from the #PrayerWarriors team, we ask the Lord to listen to our petitions with full confidence they not only are heard but acted upon by God according to His holy will. … 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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Cherokee Indian Legend — Fatherhood

Do you know the legend of the Cherokee Indian youth’s rite of passage? His dad takes him into the forest — blindfolded — and leaves him. The youth is required to sit on a stump the whole night and not … Continue reading

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Family

First, let me begin by wishing all our moms a Happy Mother Day. As I was thinking about Mother’s Day, it dawned on me God could have populated this world countless ways. We could have all come into this world … Continue reading

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