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Kingdom Bringers

Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.~ Jesus Lynette and I were visiting the Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts a few years ago and had an interesting encounter with one of the actors that … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Weakness

Our society is doing a good job of producing seniors, but not elders. ~ James Houston I stand six feet four inches tall and weigh north of two hundred and fifty pounds. When I was a young man I took … Continue reading

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Sacred Opportunity

Behold, I have set before thee an open door. ~ Jesus When I was a young boy my father came to my brother, sister and I and said, “If one of you will come to town with me I promise … Continue reading

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Fighting Fire with Prayer

You are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil will not sojourn with you. He denigrates women and advocates violence toward those who dare to oppose him. O Lord, your tolerance of this evil causes my heart to break. … Continue reading

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The Proof

Unless I see in His hands… St. Thomas “If life doesn’t break your heart at least once a day, that shows a real lack of imagination.” ~ Garrison Keillor Back in the summer of 2013 my church in the Pacific … Continue reading

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Pray Your Tears

About ten years ago I got a phone call that no one ever wants to get. My wife called me to tell me that my nephew and youngest son Caleb’s best friend, Josh Bixler, had put a hand gun to … Continue reading

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These Boots are Made for Preaching

“Come, I will show you the bride, the Lamb’s wife.” Revelation 21:9 Ellsworth looked down at my feet after hearing me preach for the first time and said, “A man who isn’t afraid to wear cowboy boots in the pulpit … Continue reading

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