Slow Down

A good friend and fellow pastor was telling me a few days ago about how he pointed out to his congregation that we, as Americans, are the wealthiest people in human history. Not only do we have more material luxuries than anyone else on the globe today, but we also possess more things and opportunities […]

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Being Used

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on June 12, 2015) “Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. That where there is hatred, I may bring love. That where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness. That where there is discord, I may bring harmony. […]

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The Sabbath Bridge

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on April 17, 2015) Observe the sabbath day and keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you. For six days you shall labor and do all your work. But the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God; […]

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Happiness

(This first appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on October 17, 2014) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests […]

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Good News for the Wretched

(This first appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on September 5, 2014) For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at […]

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