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In the Beginning was “Wordplay”

The Gospel of John opens with one of the most well-known passages in scripture, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”  For crossword “puzzlers,” the passage might be amended to … Continue reading

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“It’s All in the Attitude.”

When I was pastoring in Bogata Texas I had an encounter that has ministered to me many times through the years.  I was in the sanctuary of the church when the minister at the Baptist church came by to meet … Continue reading

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9/11/2011 Sermon “Amidst the Void”

This is the sermon I preached on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.  The text is the Psalm 46 and the subject is God as our true refuge.  God is our refuge and hope even in the midst of the void … Continue reading

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9/11 Reflection

On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, I join all Americans in reflecting upon the events of 9/11/01. That day, as I was preparing for a worship service that night I wrote my “I Reckon” for the First UMC Farmersville newsletter. … Continue reading

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Sermon: I Samuel 17:4-7,32-51 “In Name Only”

Summer Reads Sermon Series: David Goes to fight Goliath, “in name only.” http://r.b5z.net/i/u/10092240/m/Sermon_120826.mp3

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“SKY” VBS Sunday Celebration Sermon: “Trust God, AKA Boldly Go!”

This Sermon concluded the 2012 VBS, the theme of which, “Nothing is impossible with God” It was a wonderful week of great music, stories, games, snacks and fun as we were all reminded that with God the Sky is not … Continue reading

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The Joy of Jury Duty

I had jury duty the other morning. I seem to have an aura around me that attracts jury invites. Two days after I received this jury summons, I received one from Wichita County, my former home. In all I have … Continue reading

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