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3 Things We All Need to Understand About Suicide

Last month, coming up on Christmas, I was carefully planning out 2018 with the intention of making this blog a source of information and a starting point, if needed, for other pastors for discussion and research. While working on this, … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Children are Often Confused About the Gospel

Last Sunday, my youngest daughter Savannah (age 7) was baptized in our church in Corcoran. As the pastor of the church, I had the priviledge to baptize her. In the previous weeks, talking with Savannah about her decision to be … Continue reading

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If I Were the Devil, A Pastor’s Take on Paul Harvey’s Great Rant

About 15 years ago, I began working on something I called┬áReflections of a Church Kid. At different times, I considered writing a book with this title, but I later thought it best to keep it as a blog. Reflections was … Continue reading

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Preparing to Preach: My Resources

Being bi-vocational, I have in the last 3 years had a few conversations with friends and mentors alike about sermon prep and how to manage my time. What I found interesting about these conversations is my mentors and I spoke … Continue reading

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Do They Really Hate Us?

This blog post has been a long time in coming and it is likely to be one of the few that I do not offer a quote from the Bible. Of course, any statement made about sin, lust, the human … Continue reading

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The worship of a Sinner?

Last week as I prepared to preach on Jesus’ first parable, I was struck by few things I saw in the text found in Luke 7:36-50. ┬áIn this passage, while Jesus was having a meal in the home of a … Continue reading

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