Monthly Archives: April 2015

Urges or Conscience?

“To thine own self be true,” writes Shakespeare as Polonius in his play Hamlet.  Those words have become so popular that you can find entire Tumblrs of pics of people with “to thine own self be true” tattoos. People often use this phrase when they are feeling defensive and want … Continue reading

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Ordinary People Swarming Together In The Spirit

A forgotten spiritual weapon . . . let’s bring it back into action! When people meet for church And are allowed to freely Tell what God has done A spiritual weapon’s released: The word of their testimony. –“And they overcame … Continue reading

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“The Award For The Best Leading Actor Goes To . . .”

The leading actor plays the largest role in a film, TV show, or play. In the New Testament, the Holy Spirit is the Leading Actor. He gets the Oscar! So why do we confine such an amazing Leading Actor as the … Continue reading

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What The Church Can Learn From A NASCAR Pit Crew

Pit Stop Church A pit stop is when a race car stops during a race for fresh tires, refueling, mechanical service, and/or repairs. While the driver waits in the car, the work is done by between 5 and 20 mechanics known as a … Continue reading

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Does Church Need A Shake Up? A Restructuring?

While attending a Salvation Army Men’s Camp at Paradise Valley in Kentucky I was given the book, Why Men Hate Going To Church by David Murrow. The book gives some interesting insights into contemporary church. David asks the question:  “What if Christianity’s … Continue reading

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Music City’s Magic Country Music Marathon Motivates Many!

St. Jude Country Music Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K in Music City: Here are some quotations from signs spotted along the way in past Country Music Marathons that give us powerful life lessons: “Keep Going. Keep Going” (Never give up … Continue reading

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It’s Your Right!

It’s Your Right! You have the right . . . To daily follow and obey The living, resurrected Jesus Christ! Don’t allow anyone To rob you Of that Right! A Rap ‘Bout Rights (Who has rights?)

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