Category Archives: God

burning yesterday away, one flame at a time


  Lord, I thank You for taking the hurt of yesterday and burning it to ashes, throwing those into a sea of forgetfulness as far as the east is from the west…and in  a world of selfishness, where many destroy … Continue reading

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have you lost your way in those big bad woods?


  have you lost your way in the big bad woods of life? have you found yourself face to face with an unexpected sign?  try giving up, giving in to God. “God, I can’t do this anymore. I give you … Continue reading

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Questions for the seeker


if you never take the time to walk in the woods… …to step out of what man has built… and experience what God created for you to enjoy… will you understand His heart…His peace…His gentle love? you were fearfully and … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


On this Saint Patrick’s Day, it would be wise for us to take time to reflect on our love for God and our love for people. Patrick was a great example of a man passionate about his love for God … Continue reading

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flowers dying before their days are done


three people i knew died recently- two younger than me, one a year older. one woman i remember as a teenager, the thin little girl with coal black eyes, a few years behind me in school- vibrant, vivacious, the very picture … Continue reading

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things your pastor never told you: the coming reformation


one day a young disciple woke up, grabbed his sandals and went out into the dusty street. there he saw his friend, a young woman, waiting by a building. they met, exchanged a few words, then walked together into a … Continue reading

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things your pastor never told you: 3,000 baptisms in one day


If you read my last post, you know that the prescription for becoming a Christian is listed in the book of Acts. John 3:16, the most quoted verse in The Western World, is in a series of verses that should … Continue reading

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things your pastor never told you: how to become a Christian (a disciple of Jesus)


i was minding my own business when something jumped out at me from the page. you probably would have felt the same way. i looked at it again. and then, i thought, “how come I have never heard any preacher … Continue reading

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you have just been exposed


in the so-called dark ages, the established institutional church went on a campaign to gather “tithes” from peasants, often depriving them of their daily bread and butter, and even causing loss of life. so, when the Protestants came railing against … Continue reading

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a moment of truth


you walk into an auditorium jammed with people…randomly wandering…you look to your left and you spot a lone girl- with intensely straight hair- smiling…not sure what she is smiling at, your gaze looks forward to a stage with a thin, … Continue reading

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