Monthly Archives: June 2010

Independence Day – June 29

This is going to be a different kind of post today.  I’ll tell you upfront, you may not like it.  Feel free to disagree.  Call it the pastor’s rant.  That’s cool.  But I want to speak to you about Independence … Continue reading

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SIMPLE ENOUGH FOR ADULTS TO UNDERSTAND! – June 24

This is Vacation Bible school week at church.  There is always a lot going on.  You can walk around, as I often do, and see lots of different things.  A lot of people work very hard and give a lot … Continue reading

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HAVING IT BOTH WAYS? – June 21

Remember the classic horror film about Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?  It is the story of one man with two very different personalities.  The title has become a familiar part of the English lexicon describing someone who has such  divergent … Continue reading

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WHAT DADS MEAN TO FAMILIES – June 16

With Father’s Day approaching, I wanted to spend a few moments with you talking about the importance of fathers.  Specifically, being a good father.  I am reminded of what President Teddy Roosevelt said in his famous quote about his daughter … Continue reading

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“MEN, DON’T TAKE YOUR TITHE ON VACATION” – June 15

I want to write about a taboo.  That’s right, something a lot of guys don’t want to talk about…something that a lot of guys don’t want the preacher to talk about – your tithe.  I want to deal with the … Continue reading

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BECOMING A DIFFERENCE-MAKER! – June 10

William Ezell published a baccalaureate sermon (“You Can Make A Difference” Proclaim, April-June 1996, p.43) in which he addressed students seeking success in life.  Allow me to share a little of what he writes.  Ezell says, “A survey showed that … Continue reading

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THE FLESH OR THE SPIRIT – June 8

“For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.” (Galatians 5:17).  There is a spiritual battle going on … Continue reading

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