Monthly Archives: March 2019

After the Jesus Movement

After the Jesus movement I spent decades trying to fit into traditional church, but I wasn’t willing to ignore the Holy Spirit. I discovered that Christianity is easier to present as a religious program than it is to live. The … Continue reading

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Learning from a black bus driver . . .

Sitting in a parked bus alone with a black bus driver, I began to tell him about my book, Off the RACE Track. After more than an hour, he began to open up to me. About that time a white … Continue reading

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When racism is gone, gone, gone . . .

When racism’s gone, skin color will be like eye color, noticed, but not definitive of people’s behavior or character. When racism’s gone, the idea that human value can be determined by skin-color will be seen as absurd. When racism’s gone, … Continue reading

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3 prolife facts

If homicide and suicide are wrong, so is prenatalcide. To be against the death penalty for the guilty, but for the abortion of the innocent, is inconsistent. When prenatal kill replaces prenatal care, ALL human LIVES are devalued.

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Enough with theories about Christ; it’s time to demonstrate His presence!

“May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love.” –Paul of Tarsus (The Lord, not a preacher.) Biblical Christianity is built on awareness of and obedience to the presence of the living Jesus. When Christ is living and actively working … Continue reading

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Fight within to win without!

If you’re looking for a fight, fight to overcome your attitude of hostility toward people. Real victory doesn’t come from arguing with and trying to overcome people. It comes from overcoming your inner enemies. Fight within to win without! When … Continue reading

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Religious bubble wrap can shrink wrap your relationship with God.

Don’t let religion shrink wrap your relationship with God. Show people religion and they get bored (at least after an hour). Show people the risen Jesus and they are captivated and transformed. Religion likes to interpret life. The risen Jesus … Continue reading

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