• Livin’ on a Prayer
    February 7, 2020 | |
    Dear Church Family,   I read something on Facebook the other day that was worth remembering and practicing.  The post said something like “I encourage your to pray for someone you know for 30 days without letting them know you are praying”.  I thought, “I can do that!!  I thought…
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  • A Mess
    January 17, 2020 | |
    Dear Church Family, At the end of last year, my bedside table was a MESS.  My sweet wife didn’t say anything about it, but it had just become a junk pike for all my end of the day “pocket dump” items.  During the Christmas visitation, my wife and I agreed…
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  • The Christmas Closet
    January 10, 2020 | |
    Dear Church Family,   We have designated a closet as the Christmas Closet in our house.  That is right.  All the Christmas decorations, and all the red/green beauty of Christmas is stored in THAT closet.  We were so proud this year, to go to the Christmas closet, and find neatly…
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  • Potential 2020
    December 30, 2019 | |
    We are on the verge of completing another year of life.  And we sit here in the final days of 2019, realizing that 2020 (just like every year) is filled with potential.  We are going to be able to experience “unrealized ability” in 2020.  We realize that God has plans…
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  • California Wildfires
    October 31, 2019 | |
    Dear Church Family,   The wild fires are raging in California. It is a natural disaster that we are not familiar with in this part of the world.  (We have our own disasters to deal with).  I was listening to a radio report as I was driving the other day,…
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  • Mentor
    August 6, 2019 | |
    Dear church family,   Do you remember your first grade teacher? I sure do. Her name was Mrs. Randolph and she had been teaching for many years before I moved into her class. She was gentle but firm, and she was determined to teach us the foundational building blocks of…
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  • One Chair Churches
    May 24, 2019 | |
    Dear Church Family, I stopped in a random Walmart for a haircut this week.  My hair was out of control, and I desperately needed someone to trim my locks.  Well, when I signed in to get the haircut, the only barber was a lady with bright, emphasis bright, blue hair. …
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  • Timeless Tales
    April 18, 2019 | |
    Dear Church Family;   “Gone with the Wind”, “The Sound of Music”, “Mary Poppins (original)”, “Lion King”, “Beauty and the Beast”….You get the point.  These movies never get old.  They are timeless tales that always evoke emotion, entertainment, and a smile.   To an even greater degree, the story of…
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  • I’m Alright
    March 25, 2019 | |
    Dear Church Family,   His name is Rodney, and he is my friend. Several years ago, Jo and I took a little 48 hour trip to New Orleans.  We love the food and the music, and we always find ourselves hanging out on the benches along the river.  This particular…
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  • Egg-Cheese-Bagel
    March 18, 2019 | |
    Dear Church Family; It was a recent foggy, rainy morning in Jennings.  I had cooked Jordan breakfast and sent him off to school.  Now it was my turn. Fried egg and cheese sandwich on a bagel bun.  Yum!  It was a good one.  I had taken one bite.  The cheese…
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