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The Bible is a warm, loving HUG; not a cold, hard textbook!

Church has made the Bible something to be intellectually dissected by a religious professional and taught in a classroom-style Sunday morning “service.”   But I believe that misses the point of the Book! Instead of us just hearing a preacher … Continue reading

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A Stubborn Speaker Meets A Faithful Facilitator (Steps to Berry Street)

An advertisement for C & T Seminars kept coming across my path. It was about a training company owned by a woman named Ernie Froedge. I was a burned out preacher who greatly missed preaching (but not church politics and … Continue reading

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Beaching It In The Colorado Mountains (God’s Surprises)

I love mountains, my wife loves the ocean. This year we went to the mountains in southwestern Colorado and came across a beach-like setting near Alamosa. Behind me in the pic above are the gigantic sand dunes of the Great … Continue reading

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Set Free From A Lifetime Compulsion/Orientation To Jump From High Places

As long as I remember I’ve had a “fear of heights” — actually it was more of a compulsion/orientation to throw myself off of high places. I don’t know if I was born with it or if it got a … Continue reading

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America’s City Named For Trusting Christ

Living during a time period that persistently promotes political correctness and considers the sincere mention of Christianity to be one of its few remaining taboos, perhaps we should think about the city named for trusting Christ — Santa Fe, New … Continue reading

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Opryland Fountain Show Lets All The Spouts Participate!

Opryland Hotel in Nashville has an amazing fountain show where hundreds of water spouts shoot streams of water high into the sky.  The flying water reflects colored lights. It is beautiful.  Don’t miss it if you are ever in Nashville. … Continue reading

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It’s Not Hard To Have Fun

I have never had a difficult time having fun.  I don’t need expensive concerts, costly sporting events, fancy restaurants, lively parties, alcohol, drugs, or other outward things to make me enjoy my life.  I just do — enjoy it.  Although … Continue reading

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