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Date registered: February 19, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Calvin’s Micah 6:8 Prayer — September 28, 2017
  2. (No title) — September 19, 2017
  3. 50 Ways to Strengthen Ministry with Youth — September 10, 2017
  4. Grant Reed’s words at the WIU Assembly — August 22, 2017
  5. Creeds, et al. — July 25, 2017

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May 09

“The ministry of listening” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Christians have forgotten that the ministry of listening has been committed to them by Him who is Himself the great listener and whose work they should share. We should listen with the ears of God that we may speak the Word of God. “The ministry of listening” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer https://tollelege.wordpress.com/2009/03/20/the-ministry-of-listening-by-dietrich-bonhoeffer/ See also https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/688582-there-is-a-kind-of-listening-with-half-an-ear 

Apr 29

About Good Friday – by M Gerson

Nice piece by Michael Gerson on Christianity https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-hope-of-pardon-and-peace/2017/04/13/b52b848c-2069-11e7-a0a7-8b2a45e3dc84_story.html?utm_term=.7900d9b7973d “He [Jesus] was brought down by law and order allied with religion, which is always a deadly mix.”   God is forever on the side of those who suffer. God is forever on the side of life. God is forever on the side of hope.   If …

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Apr 21

Go Where You Are Needed

From Crawford Loritts https://www.moodyradio.org/programs/living-a-legacy/2017/04-2017/2017.04.09-go-where-you-are-needed-part-2/ April 2017 – Go Where You Are Needed, (2 Parts)   After a while Christians have a tendency to hang around Christians.   7 barriers that make it hard for Christians to go to/reach out to/be with unbelievers   (over time) We Get out of touch with our own neediness. Fear …

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Mar 27


…from 3/22/17 Equipped with Chris Brooks (31 min. mark) Every human has to deal with  The original sin that destorts us, The actual Sin that tempts and distracts us, and  The indwelling sin that manipulates us.

Mar 22


May we have an awareness, as Jesus showed us, and shows us, of others and respond responsibly. My prayer is that God would give me that awareness and ability to respond in love.

Mar 05

The God I Know (by Love & The Outcome)

Music Video / Video with lyrics /  Lyrics Not religion, but the God I Know Music Video Video with lyrics Lyrics http://www.songlyrics.com/love-the-outcome/the-god-i-know-lyrics/

Mar 01

18 Things Mentally Strong People Do

Here’s a good list. I do consider prayer and reverence for God as included and implied.                                                   My comment was: Yes, I like the way it states they are kind, take …

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Mar 01

Surviving and Succeeding in Life and Ministry

Surviving and Succeeding in Life and Ministry Sermon by (Navy Chaplain) Ron Pettigrew, 2/26/17, Wesley UMC When Ron went off to serve in the Navy, his father told him Son, take care of your people, because your people will take care of you. His scripture text for the sermon is Mark 1:29-39 Ron made 3 …

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Jan 21

At some point, we need to Make America United Again

(written Jan. 21, 2017) It was a very strange election year, for many reasons. (I didn’t feel that either party, during the election, put up a viable candidate.  OK, that can happen from time to time.) The thing that concerns me is how divisive many have become. I don’t believe that tearing down and ‘throwing …

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Jan 19

See, Love, Follow


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