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Sometimes we just blow it; we flat out know what to do and what is right, and we just don’t do it. I have this on divinely inspired authority, in fact. Check out Romans chapter seven. So, what … more
Recently our oldest son was given an electric train set. It was a Bachmann beginner train; everything you needed was in the box. Connect the tracks, plug it in and enjoy watching the train go around … more
Years ago, composer Natalie Sleeth penned these words to a simple Advent/Christmas anthem: “Light one candle for hope! One bright candle for hope. Christ brings hope to every heart, he … more
"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” Ephesians 6 Merry Christmas and a … more
The holiday season has always been a time of reflection and reverence. It is a time of family, a time of love, a time of giving, a time of service. To sum up all these descriptions and many more, it … more
A good friend of mine recently said that Thanksgiving is the middle child of the holidays. You know, loved but often overlooked, especially with sibling Christmas right on its heels — the … more
Last month Pastor Tim Morrow had an excellent column on God’s acceptance of believers as his dearly loved children. He reminded us that God fully accepts believers into his family through his … more
He wasn’t present at their most trying hour. He knew what they were going through, but he chose not to be there. Those around him seriously began to wonder what kind of friend he really was. … more
This past year has been a real life-changing season for me. No, I’m not talking about medical issues, I’m talking about turning 50 and becoming a grandpa. Yes, a “grandpa,” … more
For many people, these recent days have been troubling and concerning. It is really easy to get our eyes off the things we should be focused on and onto the trouble of our day. As a family, we have … more
It’s no secret that large numbers of Americans have been afflicted with significant levels of anxiety over the last decade. Though we’ve known this for some time, the problem … more
Often when we look at the world around us we find people we just don’t agree with. When I say this, I mean we are right, they are wrong, end of the story and to have a conversation about this … more
Of late, this business of justice has been on my mind, probably because I’ve been concerned that the modern concept of “social justice” doesn’t seem to be very much about … more
It is fall! It is a season of change! The kids are going back to school; there will be football games and other sports! Harvest is here, and the fields are ripe with the fruits of the labors from … more
Jesus Christ sometimes taught with parables to help us understand spiritual truths. In Matthew chapter 25, you can read about the Parable of the Talents. In this parable, a man called his servants … more
As I visited all of our churches throughout the state on my inaugural “tour de Wyoming,” one of the consistent topics that surfaced was a longing to revitalize our worship — both to … more
We have lived in Wyoming for 19 years. I was hoping for 30, but last week, my bride and I began another journey. We have moved back to Tennessee. The last 19 years have been a wonderful ride with … more
One day Jesus told his disciples about a special wedding that would someday take place. It was planned to be an evening wedding. Each guest was asked to bring an oil lamp to light the way for the … more
Last summer I went through the painful process of installing a sprinkler system at my house. Now, we’ve lived in said house for several years, so I was so excited to finally put away the hoses … more
Pruning is the art of removing parts of a plant — sometimes drastically enough to make passersby weep — in order for the plant to be healthier and bear more fruit. To the uninitiated, … more
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